Top scouts to grace Champions of Champions tourney

first_imgThe two scouts are from Sweden; Patrick Murk who helped scout the likes of Paul Oyuga and Bonaventure Maruti and Johan Ibrahim.Teams competing for the winner’s cash prize of Sh50,000 are Chapa Dimba All Stars team, Koth Biro All Star team, Acakoro, Kariobangi Sharks Under-20, Eastleigh Youth, Liberty Under-20, Kriss Darlin All Stars and Roya Wanyama All Stars.The tournament is currently underway with two matches already been where Accakoro drew 1-1 with South B All Star in regular time before the Korokocho based side won 3-1 on post-match penalties to qualify for the semis.The main aim of the event is to bring together the best in Nairobi soccer and showcase the capital city vast talent.Also present in the tournament is former Harambee Stars coach Jacob ‘Ghost’ Mulee.0Shares0000(Visited 20 times, 1 visits today) 0Shares0000EVANS OCHIENG OF ROYA WANYAMA, TEDDY SEWE OF KARIOBANGI SHARKSNAIROBI, Kenya, Aug 16 – Three top European talent scouts will grace the Champions of Champions football tournament to be hosted at Camp Toyoyo Ground in Nairobi.The inaugural one-day tournament that has brought together eight teams who won the grassroot tournament that just concluded, will start with the knockout phase starting from the quarterfinals.last_img read more

Dabur India selects seven athletes from across India

first_imgNew Delhi, Jun 27 (PTI) Energy drink giant Dabur India today selected seven young athletes from across India as part of its Ab Daudega Hindustan campaign and will now fund their training to help them excel at national and international sports competitions. The seven deserving young athletes are Sayali Mhaishune, Avnee Rawat, Ujala, Shabnam, Vikas, Mohammed Meraj and Jainabaj. These athletes will be provided world-class coaching under the guidance of Ashwini Nachappa in Ashwini Nachappa Foundation. The Dabur Glucose-D Ab Daudega Hindustan initiative sought to identify capable sporting talent at the grassroots and nurture them in their pursuit for success. Under this initiative, a series of on-ground activation were conducted across cities in Bihar, Uttar Pradesh, Andhra Pradesh, Orissa and West Bengal to identify the talented athletes. Dabur had received an overwhelming 8,000 entries from across India. An independent sports panel screened the potential athletes from these entries, and shortlisted 350 athletes, who participated in the national camp held in Delhi. PTI AH AHlast_img read more