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  • Southampton, Sportpesa To Conduct Football Training In Nairobi

SportPesa in conjunction with Southampton FC will conduct training for the Kenya Football ‘Developmental Sides’ at Kenya School of Monetary Studies (KSMS) from 24th -28th April. 

This is the first of many projects in the country between Southampton FC and SportPesa.

Southampton football development academy is renowned for having one of the best football academies in the world having produced World famous football internationals such as Gareth Bale, Theo Walcott, Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain, Adam Lallana, Luke Shaw, James Ward-Prowse, Wayne Bridge and Calum Chambers.

The players have been drawn from an array of schools and clubs including Kakamega High School, Passenga, Kisumu Day, Laiser Hill, Jamhuri High School, Butere Boys, Isiolo High, Riruta Satellite some of which are schools to reckon with from their performance in the Kenya Secondary Sports Association games held annually.

Some of the players to feature include Joshua Otieno, Ahmed Musa Omar, Albert Juma Mutsune, among others.

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Eric Njiru

Eric is a Multimedia Sports Journalist who has covered local and international Sporting Activities from World Championships, Rugby World Cup, Kenya National Rally, HSBC World Sevens Series, School Competitions and Kenyan Premier League with good knowledge of the industry.

Apart from daily reporting, Eric is a presenter on HBR Fanzone every Saturday from 9am and Sunday 3pm.

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