Heavy financial boost for the U-20 Starlets from Prime minister

Heavy financial boost for the U-20 Starlets from Prime minister

Heavy financial boost for the U-20 Starlets from Prime minister

The Kenyan U-20 Soccer Starlets on Wednesday morning received a major boost that will catalyze their quest for a world Cup slot in this year’s FIFA U-20 women’s world Cup set to be held in Japan.

The Kenyan teams will be facing Tunisia in the second last phase of the qualifier and today they received a major cash and motivational boost from the Prime minister’s office and major corporate companies who joined the Football Kenya Federation at the Premier’s office in Nairobi in announcing their continued support to the Kenyan soccer queens.

The Prime minister gave the team half a million shillings for motivational allowances to the players while his son Fidel Odinga who was also present during the function gave 200,000 shillings for the purchase of training boots and kit.

“We want you to go to the world Cup. This is the best chance for Kenya to be represented at a FIFA event and we are ready to offer you all the needed support to ensure you are in Japan.” Said the premier who promised to be part of the supporters on 31st of this month when Kenya take on Tunisia in the first leg of the qualifier.

Coca Cola will be the official soft drinks supplier to the team and will also provide extensive media coverage that will include mobilizing Kenya fans to come watch the match through road shows and public media campaigns.

Safaricom has also joined in providing training track suits and bags for all the players. This will come with a 2000 shillings air time for each player.

UNICEF has also promised to revise the players’ and technical bench allowances.

Talent academy’s deputy CEO Ratemo Douglas while speaking during the function promised that they will continue providing accommodation facilities for the team throughout their preparation period.

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