In Summary
  • The men’s competition is taking place at Karen Country Club with the women battling it out at Nairobi Club
  • Each team has five men and a similar number of women apart from Namibia that brought men’s team only
  • The championships get underway at 8.15am with men and women’s singles and fours which will be played daily until Wednesday afternoon

Kenya men and women’s team are out to cash on the home advantage as they launch their quest for the Africa State Bowls Championships title starting Tuesday at Nairobi Club and Karen Country Club.

The country is hosting the championships for the first time since 2011 with six countries taking part including South Africa, Zimbabwe, Namibia, Zambia and Botswana.

The men’s competition is taking place at Karen Country Club with the women battling it out at Nairobi Club.

Each team has five men and as many women apart from Namibia that brought men’s team only.

The competition across the genders are in four categories; singles, pairs, trips and fours where South Africa will be defending both the men and women’s trips and pairs titles. The last edition of the biennial event was staged in South Africa.

And Cabinet Secretary for Sports Amina Mohammed was at hand to officially open this year’s championships at Nairobi Club where she rallied Team Kenya to put their best foot and throws forward.

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