• Posted by:Eric Njiru




  • Watamu’s The One Resort To Host Basketball Festival

Watamu is set to come to a standstill when America’s two Basketball giants descend to The One resort in October 2018.

Over the Mashujaa Day weekend, two NBA sides will clash at The One resort with the event expected to be a major boost to the local tourism.

The sides, to be announced by the organizers in early April, will also conduct clinics within local basketball clubs within the coast region.

A Kenyan select side will also get a chance to play Arizona Sun Devils in the Kilifi County based resort, said tournament director and NBA commentator Ahren Bekele.

The One Watamu Bay has a gym, some small retail outlets, water sports, plus other outdoor activities such as tennis, snorkelling and a children’s kids club play area . The resort also has 3 swimming pools. 

Watamu Bay is a small picturesque town located 20km from Malindi and is part of Kilifi County, famous for having some of the most beautiful beaches in the country,crystal clear waters combined with excellent snorkelling and some of the best diving in East Africa.

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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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