Major changes in the Kenya Handball league

Major changes in the Kenya Handball league

Major changes in the Kenya Handball league

Kenya handball league /file picture

The Kenya Handball League will experience some changes before its onset in August. The coming season will see one of the highest participation in the league with 15 teams in the men’s category and 9 teams in the ladies’ category.

The teams that will participate in the 2012/2013 handball season will be;

Men: Cereals, Black Mamba, Strathmore, Ulinzi, Kenya  Polytechnic university, Kenyatta  University , Jericho youth, NYS, Multi Media University, Kabarak University, Mount Kenya  university, JKUAT, KPLC, Aquinas high school  and administration police.

Ladies: Cereals, Nairobi Water, NYS, Ulinzi, Kenyatta University, Mount Kenya  University, St. John’s Catholic Church, KPLC, Kabarak University, Jericho Youth and Matuu Memorial talent center.

The changes that are to take place include;
Teams are to pay Kshs 18,000 compared to 15,000 for registration fee and Kshs.500 compared to Kshs.400 for player registration in the previous seasons.
Teams should register their players by 30th June of each year. The Registration forms should be duly filled and signed by all the players. Players’ cards should be released one week after submission of the registration.

Some of the Changes that affect players include;
Transfer fee for a player moving from one club to another will be 3,000 Shillings, and 500 as registration fees. From the 3,000 shillings, the club losing the player will earn 2,000 shillings while 1,000 shilling goes to the Federation.

However a club may acquire a player free of charge provided that the player has not played for any league club in the previous season.
Any player who will register in more than one club in a league season shall be suspended for the remaining league period and a club found fielding such a player shall forfeit all the league matches that they fielded the player.

Speaking to Kenya Handball Federation Fixture Secretary Charles Omondi highlighted the need for the changes to better the game in the country, “The changes are important so that we can continue improving the standards of handball in the country. I hope the different teams will adhere to the changes.”

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