Keep vested interests away from youth tournaments

Kingstone FC midfielder Samuel Mwangi (right) shields the ball from Ngara FC midfielder Kute Guyo during their Group D Koth Biro tournament match at Ziwani grounds on December 31, 2020.

Photo credit: Chris Omollo | Nation Media Group

What you need to know:

  • As far as opportunities for selling their manifestos are concerned, no politician has seen a podium he or she does not want to climb, be it in funerals, churches, harambees, private parties or grassroots football tournaments
  • Like the national cake which everyone is yearning to partake of but very few are willing to bake, grassroots football tournaments  have become convenient vehicles for politicians
  • During prize-giving, he will give a long boring speech and make sure the cameras capture him shaking hands with players

No one can be more dedicated to a course than a  Kenyan politician seeking re-election.  

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