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Makueni Shines at Kenya Youth Inter-county Sports Association Games

Makueni County emerged victorious at the 9th edition of the Kenya Youth Inter-county Sports Association games held in Kilifi.

The County secured top honors in multiple categories, clinching titles in Ladies’ Football, Men’s Volleyball, Ladies’ Beach Volleyball, and Ladies 3×3 Basketball.

Individual talents from Makueni also shone brightly during the tournament, earning notable distinctions as Golden Gloves were awarded to Mary Musyoki of Kibwezi East who showcased exceptional goalkeeping skills with Top Scorers Ann Muendo from Mbooni and Shanice Nthenya from Kilome dazzled with their scoring prowess.

The win has sparked enthusiasm within the Makueni Government, with officials viewing the success as a means for enhanced investment in the sports sector. The aim is to cultivate and support emerging talents while providing avenues for sustainable livelihoods.

Makueni plans to construct two FIFA Standard sports pitches annually in strategically chosen locations. This initiative seeks to foster an environment conducive to athletic development, ultimately elevating the county’s sporting profile.

Makueni Governor took to social media to celebrate the teams saying, “To say I am proud of our teams would be an understatement! These talented sports women and men have defied all Odds once again and dominated the 9th KYISA games in Kilifi. To God be the glory . Viva! Makueni 017- the home of talents.”

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