Narok County Governor Patrick Ntutu has reiterated his commitment of supporting the activities of organisers of the 42nd edition of Kenya Communications Sports Organisation (KECOSO) Games scheduled for August 19 to 26 in Narok
According to KECOSO’s national committee led by its secretary general Omole Asiko toured the county on Wednesday,these year’s games will be more competitive and urged participants to prepare sufficiently ahead of the showpiece.
“Preparations are in top gear and I can authoritatively say that the progress is impressive. On Wednesday we met Narok County leadership led by area governor Patrick Ntutu and as the host he assured us of readiness of all the venues of the competition . This year’s contest will be extremely tight because several teams have confirmed to take part in various disciplines ” he said
According to Asiko, Narok’s choice was based on several parameters among them hotel capacity to host participants and good venues to host various sports.
“We have toured other counties and we are satisfied that Narok is the best option for this year’s games. We hope all will go as planned,” noted Asiko
The games have so far attracted 12 teams from the communications, transport and infrastructure ministries alongside parastatals which will take part in various sporting disciplines.
Teams will fight for titles in basketball, football, netball, volleyball, snooker, scrabble, pool, table tennis and athletics with more than 1,000 players expected to take part.
Nakuru county will host golf on August 5 because of unavailability of golf courses in Narok
Last year’s overall winner in Kericho was Kenya Civil Aviation Authority (KCAA) while Kenya Ports Authority (KPA) won the 40th edition which was held in Kisii County in 2019 after accumulating 157 points to clinch the overall title.