In Summary
  • Others are David Saruni who captained Kenya during the Under-18 champions in 2017 and is currently based in the US and sprinter Elijah Matayo of Kenya Defence Forces
  • Onchong’a cited lack of training kits as the major challenge they were facing
  • The world youth event will be held in Nairobi in July next year

Athletics Kenya has identified Mogonga Pentecostal Assembly of God High School as a training camp for athletes from Nyanza South region ahead of the World Under-20 Championships national qualifiers.

The world youth event will be held in Nairobi in July next year.

Speaking yesterday when he officially launched the camp, AK Nyanza South chairperson Peter Angwenyi noted that the venue was identified for producing great athletes in the country since 2012 when it was established.

It is the only approved training camp in the region.

The camp has been used by renown athletes among them national 400m champion Mary Moraa, All African Games gold medallist Vanice Nyagisera, Africa under-18 400m silver medallists Brian Tinega and Linda Kahega.

Others are David Saruni who captained Kenya during the Under-18 champions in 2017 and is currently based in the US and sprinter Elijah Matayo of Kenya Defence Forces.

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