South Korea, Kenya to revive sports partnership

Taekwondo exponent Faith Ogallo (centre) poses after fitting Cabinet Secretary for Sports Amina (left) and South Korean ambassador to Kenya, Choi Yeonghan (right) with head gear that was part of the equipment worth Sh2 million donated by South Korean government to the national taekwondo team at Maktaba Kuu, Nairobi on June 10, 2021.

Photo credit: Ayumba Ayodi | Nation Media Group

What you need to know:

  • Cabinet Secretary for Sports, Amina Mohamed received the equipment on behalf of the team from South Korean Ambassador to Kenya, Choi Yeonghan at her ministry’s offices, Maktaba Kuu, Nairobi
  • Choi vowed to revive the old flame they had with Kenya as far as sports is concerned not only in taekwondo but boxing and other disciplines
  • Kioni noted that the donation marks revival of the great partnership between Kenya and Korea as he hailed Amina for her steadfast leadership that has brought vibrancy in the local sports arena

The national taekwondo team preparing for the Tokyo Olympic Games got a major boost Thursday when it received equipment worth Sh2 million from Korean government.


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