Last weekend on Saturday 28, September 2019, we hosted the Kaimosi Forest Handball Tournament at the Kaimosi Friends University College Sports Grounds. This tournament is a collaborative initiative between the institution and the Kenya Handball Federation, Western Chapter. The objective of KFHT is to develop talent, promote the sport and advocate for the conservation of the Kaimosi Forest and its biodiversity.
A total of 13 teams for the Men/Boys category and 6 teams for the Women/Girls, from a cross colleges, clubs and secondary schools as far Nairobi, Rift Valley and Nyanza participated. The finalists in the clubs category were Sega Girls against Masinde Muliro University of Science and Technology. Sega Girls carried the day in their energetic yet competitive game. They won at 23/19 score. The Men finalists were Eldoret Tang Tang Club against Kakamega Flickers. Tang Tang took the trophy at a score of 8/6. In the Boys Category finalists, Keblonik Boys won by a margin of one score against Kamito Boys at 14/13. And for the Girls Ebusakami Secondary School won at 13/8 against our home girls Lusengeli Secondary School.
Despite the down pour that is characteristic of the rainforest climate, the teams beamed with satisfaction for having had fun whilst they participated in the tournament. We anticipate that next year this event will be greater and better as we strive to conserve our forest