April 21, 2024

KAS confirms talent identification venues

KAS confirms talent identification  venues

The Kenya Academy of Sports has confirmed the venues for the national talent identification exercise. 

A communique from the institution confirms that each County headquarter will serve as a talent selection center with the new dates being communicated in due course.

The Academy intends to recruit talented athletes in Basketball (male and female), Volleyball (female) , football (male), and Rugby (male).

 

The Kenya Academy of Sports is State Corporation established under the Sports Act no 33 of 2013. Their mandate is to Identify, nurture and develop talent among the youths in Kenya as well as train sports technical personnel.

 Among their Core Functions  is to Establish and manage Sports training academies, organize administrate and coordinate sports courses for technical and sports personnel, promote research and development of talent in sports in collaboration with institutions of higher learning national sports federations and other stake holders, link with other institutions and organization  for regular updates on the current sports trends  and perform any other function  that may directly or indirectly contribute to the attainment of the foregoing.

The Academy is located at the expansive Moi International Sports Centre Kasarani where a model facility has been erected to host the various academies under their wing with accommodation, dining and administrative offices.