Kimanzi to conduct Coaching course in Embakasi

Kimanzi to conduct Coaching course in Embakasi

Kimanzi to conduct Coaching course in Embakasi

Kenyan Premier League (KPL) side Tusker Fc tactician Francis Kimanzi has been contracted to conduct coaching courses in Embakasi South Constituency in Nairobi.

The Embakasi South Constituency Development Fund Committee (CDFC) will sponsor 20 football coaches to be trained by Kimanzi who holds a Uefa A Pro Coaching License.

Kimanzi who is also the founder of Kenya Institute of Soccer Education (KISE) took charge of Mathare United leading them to their first Kenyan premier league title in 2008, clinching it with two games to spare before taking charge of the national team Harambee Stars and the GOtv Shield champions Sofapaka.

The Embakasi South CDFC will also sponsor 20 football referees and 10 first aiders for capacity building courses.

The Embakasi South CDFC through the its patron who is the area Member of Parliament Irshad Sumra donated sports kit and equipment worth Sh1.9 million to teams and referees in a view of promoting sporting activities in the area.

Other equipment for other sporting disciplines like darts, karate, boxing basketball, volleyball and table tennis were donated to various clubs in the constituency.

Eight teams participating in the Football Kenya Federation (FKF) Nairobi branch league were beneficiaries of the donation that included soccer balls, uniforms, shin guards, cones, uniform, boots together with referees uniforms, whistles and substitution boards for officiating.

The teams included Dream Team, Nyati, Headquarters, Cyprus, Reuben, Embakasi Girls, Vision and Barca.

Sumra said they plan to buy a bus that will be used to ferry teams from Embakasi South to participate in various sporting activities and also rehabilitate sports grounds starting with installing floodlights and building terraces on Mukuru Kwa Reuben slums grounds.

Sumra said he has made an order for two mobile boxing rings from China in a view of diversifying and not concentrating on football alone.

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