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High hopes as WASCO games kick off in Kisumu

At least 38 teams were on Monday represented in day one of the WASCO games in Kisumu.

The 11th edition of the Water Sports Companies Organizers (WASCO) will however take a short break on Tuesday morning to allow for its official opening.

WASCO Chairman Peter Kamau projected that at least 40 teams representing 40 water companies shall have participated at the end of the event on Friday.

We want the public to come out and enjoy the sports. It is not just sports alone, but we have learning packages for all

Peter Kamau

Kamau said on Tuesday 9am, all the participants will participate in a procession from Mamboleo Junction to Jomo Kenyatta International Stadium at Mamboleo Showground.

“Here, we will get addresses from various dignitaries and have the event officially opened,” said Kamau.

Fans

Speaking at Kisumu National Polytechnic Grounds which is hosting ball games, Kamau called on sports fans to turn up for the event.

He said the first three days will be packed with both indoor and outdoor games, leaving Friday for finals.

Football, netball, volleyball, pool table, badminton, basketball, athletics, are some of the sports genre represented at the fete.

Kamau said the event will also see golf sports, which brings together mostly members of the boards and management of the water companies.

“We want the public to come out and enjoy the sports. It is not just sports alone, but we have learning packages for all,” said Kamau.

Mr Kamau was accompanied by WASCO Secretary General Joseph Kihara.

“This is a full package, and our hope is that the fans will get value for their time,” said Kihara.

Kevine Omollo
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