We are ready, federations plead for full resumption of sport

Health officials fumigate the benches at Nyayo Stadium before friendly match between Kenya and Zambia.

Photo credit: Sila Kiplagat | Nation Media Group

What you need to know:

  • To ensure safeguard of health of athletes and others involved in sports, major local and international sporting events were either cancelled or postponed
  • Football, basketball, handball,  and volleyball officials insist they have put in place everything necessary for resumption of sports and want government to allow them to resume competitions
  • According to Nyaberi, KVF has banned all forms of social contact (pre-match and post-match handshakes) and even banned celebratory punching by players as they celebrate a point

Sports is a major contributor to economic and social development.


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