Kenya hockey teams to camp at YMCA

Kenya hockey teams to camp at YMCA

Kenya hockey teams to camp at YMCA

Hockey team file picture

The national men and women hockey teams will head to YMCA  South C residential camp from Sunday ahead of the forthcoming Africa cup of nations to be held at the City Park Stadium from 26th to October 6th Africa.

The team was to report to camp last Monday at the Kasarani complex for three weeks but that was never to be as the team will now head to YMCA for a week until the 16th of September when the government will be catering for the Kasarani expenses.

“The government will be catering for Kasarani residential camp from the 16th, however as the union we shall be sending the team which has been on non residential training to YMCA.” she said.

The national team has been in non residential training for over three months while playing a series of friendly matches at the City Park Stadium with top teams in the men Kenya hockey premier league.

In June, the union cancelled a planned tour of Ghana where the team had been scheduled to play build-up matches ahead of the Africa Nations Cup tournament.

Meanwhile pre tournament favorites Egypt will not be taking part in the two week championships to be held in Kenya due to the political instability witnessed in the North Africa nation.

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