You can rarely go for a kilometer without hearing the utterance of big teams like Manchester United, Chelsea… and other soccer updates anywhere in this country more-so mashinani where football lunatics are real … sorry I’m a biased Manchester united fan,though a big fan of football from the the international level down to the grass roots.
Well, the high cost of living in this country has evidently
so many youthful prospects into the betting world where one individual can
memorize half of all teams in European, Asian and south American leagues but
can hardly know a team in his neighborhood.
More than half of grassroots football leagues have experienced widespread
disruption as a result of poor facilities; financial constrains to run the
leagues and teams to facilitate officiating of home matches, poor officiating, big
gap in coaching programs at grassroots level, poor playing grounds surface, on field gambling…poor nurturing
of talents, politics, poverty, misplaced priorities of football activities etc.
Its in every players desire at heart to be capped playing for their
mother country and even play in the biggest stage of all, the world cup but how
can this be possible? Who is responsible for the voiceless raw talents?
Should the football federation of Kenya review this idea of getting
funds to facilitate officiating of matches, introduce new policies of medical
covers with friendly premiums, and woo more sponsors to invest in our clubs and
Don’t be silent, air your views and help the up coming talents shine,