Ojaamong’s good news for sports lovers in the County

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Busia Governor Sospeter Ojaamong  has pledged to revamp Sports in the county  to  march other counties  which have earned international acclaim through sports.

Speaking  after  his swearing in ceremony, the Governor said  much talents abound in the country, thus the need to  encourage the youth to venture into various disciplines that they have comparative advantage.

” My Government will  take sports  very seriously.  I want  Busia  to enter the annals of history by producing world beaters in athletics,  football clubs in the county to feature in top tier league among others,” he said.

To confirm his commitment  to raise the profile of  sports in the county, Ojaamong  said  the  Sports department will be funded very well  to realize his agenda for sports in the county.

Busia  has produced top football stars  with the latest being  Victor Wanyama  who is playing for English Premier League  side Tottenhum Hotspurs and MacDonald Mariga

Other  renowned  stars from Busia includes JJ Masiga, Wilberforce Mulamba, Seoul Olympics Gold Medalist  the late  Wangila Napunyi, Dick Tiger Muruga and Dan Amuke among others.

Football Kenya Federation Busia  Sub branch  chairman William Musumba  said the Governor’s  promise to revamp sports in the County was  a welcome move.

” It our prayer that the officers  who  will be given the mandate to man the sports docket  as County Executive Committee Members, Chief Officers and  Director of Sport should have vast knowledge and different proves  of  being the best sports giants even in the school careers.

He or she must have  good ideas  and  clear information  on various sports disciplines  within the County and have  a good coordination with senior staff from different sports sections like FKF, KVF, AK and many others for better delivery,” said Musumba.

FKF Teso  Sub branch chairman  Moses Imai  said the person to man the CEC and Chief Officer docket at the department of  Sports  must be sports oriented  and  a former player with skills  in the game.

Photo: Busia Governor Sospeter Ojaamong during his swearing in ceremony.

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