Kakamega County Set for Secondary Schools National Ball Games
Kakamega County Set for Secondary Schools National Ball Games. On Tuesday, August 8, the national high school baseball competitions will begin in Kakamega County.
The organizers of the competition said yesterday that they weren’t taking any chances and were committed to making the events unforgettable.
The Kenya Secondary Schools Sports Association Western Region’s general secretary, Quinto Omusugu, said that the last stages of nationals preparations were underway.
He stated that schools from all over the country that were eligible to represent their regions would start showing up to the Western headquarters on Saturday, August 5.
The competing teams will train in their respective spaces and become familiar with the surrounding area after arriving on Saturday, August 5 and Sunday, August 6, according to Omusugu.
The referees responsible for presiding over the multiple games will train from August 5 to August 7.
The official stated, “The teams will rest on Monday, August 7 as we get ready for the official kickoff on Tuesday, August 8.”
The Bukhungu Stadium, Kakamega High, St. Ignatius Mukumu Boys, St. Peter’s Seminary-Mukumu, Kakamega Approved School, and Masinde Muliro University are just a few of the locations where the soccer, volleyball, rugby, handball, tennis, and hockey tournaments will take place.
The five-day festival has sparked excitement in Kakamega as businesses get ready to take advantage of the big number of visitors.
“This event is essential for the prosperity of our county because it will spur growth. I thus ensure the total safety of the organizers. In his opening remarks, Governor Fernandes Barasa said, “We are a peaceful and hospitable people, and I am confident that the participants will enjoy their time here.”
The Kericho County Primary Schools Term Two ball competitions have been taking place in the interim at Cheptenye Primary School in Belgut Sub-County, with play scheduled to end today.
The two-day tournament included participation from schools from six subcounties, including Sigowet/Soin, Ainamoi, Kipkelion West, and Londiani.