Nakuru County Girls’ Basketball Team Advances to KYISA Finals


The Nakuru County Girls’ Basketball Team has clinched a spot in the finals of the ongoing KYISA games in Kilifi County after a resounding victory against Makueni County. In an impressive display of skills and teamwork, the team dominated their opponents with a staggering 43-15 scoreline. This victory propels them into a much-anticipated finals clash against the defending champions, Siaya County.

The team’s journey to the finals has been a testament to their hard work, dedication, and strategic play. Their cohesive performance has not only showcased their basketball prowess but also underscored the importance of nurturing young talent within the county. As the finals approach, the team carries the hopes and support of the entire Nakuru County, with many eagerly anticipating a victorious outcome.

Meanwhile, in the men’s volleyball playoffs, the Nakuru County team faced a challenging match against Homabay, resulting in a fourth-place finish. Despite this setback, the team demonstrated great potential throughout the tournament, reflecting the robust sporting culture and talent development programs in Nakuru County.

County Executive for Youth, Sports, Gender, Social Services, and Inclusivity, Josephine Atieno, praised all the teams for their stellar performance and discipline. She specifically encouraged the basketball team to aim for victory in the finals, acknowledging their hard work and the inspiration they provide to young athletes in the region.

This remarkable achievement by the Nakuru County Girls’ Basketball Team is a testament to the Governor’s commitment to fulfilling her promises of supporting youth and sports development. The Governor has prioritized enhancing sports infrastructure and providing adequate resources to nurture young talents. By investing in sports, the Governor is not only promoting physical health but also creating opportunities for youth to excel and achieve their potential.

The Governor’s dedication is evident through various initiatives aimed at empowering young athletes. These include upgrading sports facilities, offering training programs, and ensuring that young sportspeople have access to the necessary equipment and mentorship. Such initiatives are designed to build a solid foundation for the future of sports in Nakuru County.

The ongoing KYISA games have provided a platform for young athletes from Nakuru County to showcase their talents on a national stage. The support from the county government, under the Governor’s leadership, has been instrumental in the success of these teams. The Governor’s dedication to youth empowerment through sports aligns with her broader vision of building a vibrant, inclusive, and prosperous Nakuru County.

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