KRU decries suspension of sport

Kabras Sugar Captain Dan Sikuta (right) breaks away from Kenya Harlequins Evin Asena

Kabras Sugar Captain Dan Sikuta (right) breaks away from Kenya Harlequins Evin Asena during Sisimka Charity Cup match at Nyayo National Stadium on February 20, 2021.


Photo credit: Chris Omollo | Nation Media Group

What you need to know:

  • A statement from the Union implored on President Uhuru Kenyatta to rescind the decision saying they had worked tirelessly to resume activity under the laid down guidelines
  • The statement indicated that Kenya’s preparations to host Rugby Africa Under-20 Barthes Trophy as well as prepare national teams for Tokyo Olympic Games and 2023 Rugby World Cup qualifiers are in jeopardy
  • The Union had gone as far as postponing fixtures in instances that they felt posed a greater health and safety risk

Kenya Rugby Union (KRU) has said that the decision to suspend sports activities in the country is hurting the game.

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