The County Chief Officer for Sports Alex Maina flagged off the Men and Women’s Para Volleyball teams set to represent the county in the upcoming Inter-Counties Para Volleyball competitions in Kisumu County. The event, scheduled to kick off on December 7 and run through December 9, promises to be a thrilling showcase of talent and determination.
Highlighting the stakes of the competition, it was revealed that a squad would be selected during these Inter-Counties matches to represent Kenya in the Para Volleyball competitions in Nigeria. This international event is slated to take place from January 29 to February 4, bringing together para-athletes from across the globe.
Governor Susan Kihika’s unwavering support for the para-volleyball teams was acknowledged with gratitude by the athletes and officials present. The Governor, through the Department of Sports, has ensured that the teams are fully equipped and supported for their participation in the tournaments. This support encompasses a comprehensive package, including a set of uniforms, transportation, meals, and accommodation.
As the para-athletes embark on this journey, they carry not just the hopes of Nakuru County but also the aspirations of a nation. The selection process for the team representing Kenya in Nigeria adds an extra layer of excitement to the Inter-Counties competition, creating an atmosphere of healthy competition and companionship among the players.
The Para Volleyball teams expressed their eagerness to compete at the highest level, showcasing not only their skills on the court but also the resilience that defines para-athletes. With the backing of the local government and the community, these athletes are set to make Nakuru County proud, demonstrating the power of inclusivity and the ability of sports to transcend boundaries.
The upcoming weeks promise to be a whirlwind of intense matches, celebrations, and the forging of lifelong memories. As the para-athletes don the colors of Nakuru County, they carry with them the spirit of unity and determination, embodying the true essence of sportsmanship. The stage is set, and the countdown to the Inter-Counties Para Volleyball competitions has begun – a celebration of talent, perseverance, and the boundless possibilities that sports bring to our communities.