28 teams line up for ARS Highlands regional qualifier

28 teams line up for ARS Highlands regional qualifier

28 teams line up for ARS Highlands regional qualifier

The second part of the journey to securing a ticket to the Airtel Rising Stars National Finals gets underway with the eight regional qualifiers set to kick off this week.

We start our coverage by taking a look at the Highland regional qualifiers which are set to kick off on Wednesday 9 July at the Meru School where a total of 28 boys and girls teams will vie to claim the region's tickets in the boys and girls categories at the National Finals set for Machakos from July 27 to August 1.

Expect intense competition in both categories as teams from host county Meru, Embu, Tharaka Nithi, Isiolo, Kitui, Marsabit and Samburu vie for honors.

Pool A in the boys category features Thitha (Meru), Kamiu (Embu),St. Pauls (Isiolo), Mutonguni (Kitui),Samburu Mixed (Samburu),Gatungi (Tharaka) and a representative side from Marsabit.

Pool B features Kirisia (Samburu), Kanyakine (Meru), Nyangwa (Embu), St. Daniel's (Tharaka),Kathungi (Kitui) as well teams from Marsabit and Isiolo.

Girls

Meru's Ntunene who represented the region in the girls' category at last year's national finals have once again reached the regional championships with the aim of returning to the nationals. They are in Pool B of the regional qualifier with Kisima (Samburu), Mbitini (Kitui), Kianjuki (Embu),Ndaruni (Tharaka) as well as the Isiolo and Marsabit representatives.

Pool A has Chogoria (Tharaka), Mboinjeru (Embu), Muslim Girls (Isiolo), Kirigara (Meru), Wamba (Samburu),Katutu (Kitui) and the Marsabit representatives.

 

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