Kenyan boxing team up in arms over lack of funding
02 March 2016, 16:30
Nairobi – The Boxing Association of Kenya have made a call
to action stating that they will hold a demonstration in an effort to force
Government to provide funds so they can attend next week’s Africa Olympics
qualifier in Cameroon.
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According to The Star the Boxing Association of Kenya president
John Kameta has called for the sacking of Sports Cabinet Secretary, Dr. Hassan
A call was made to other federations who have been neglected by
The men’s volleyball team had not been able to attend the
Olympic qualifiers in Congo while the female team had been forced to pull out
of the Olympic semi’s against Egypt in Cameroon last month.
We can’t allow this government to kill sports that we have
been struggling to develop,” Kameta said.
He said the team has suffered greatly due to lack of
The team have been struggling to train since January 21
until the National Olympic Committee of Kenya offered to fund their residential
camp at Jamhuri Park in Nairobi.
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