Earlier this year, the journey to having Chesumei Constituency premier league begun at the small village of Tebeson ,Kosirai Ward forum when Easter Holiday Cup competition was launched.
This being Uplifting young talents objective that is under “Chesumei Youth Empowerment” Initiative being carried out by a group of Young Chesumei youths.
On August during football games that involved teams from Kosirai and Lelmokwo Ngechek Wards, Mr. Boniface Kipkorir announced there will be constituency football games to help identify young great players who will be incorporated into Chesumei constituency football team for sponsorship in regional and National premier league games.
In a statement to Chesumei residents through Digital News & social media platforms, it was announced that there shall be football games tournament bringing together 10 football and volleyball teams.
According to the statement, teams that will go beyond the limits of the challenge shall be crowned as 2018 CPL Champions.
Each ward is expected to have two teams during the competition for according to Mr Boniface ( Director of Chesumei Youth Empowerment Initiative), will ensure inclusivity,equity and sense of belonging.
He adds that Sports is one of the most universal aspects of popular culture that can be used to enhance unity in the course of development in the society.“We aim to identify, capture, select and promote Chesumei youths who have the skills and competencies and thus the potential to ensure, as far as possible, the achievement of competitive success as we also make our constituency a nerve of sports in Nandi county”, Mr Kipkorir Boniface said.
Mr. Pharos Kebenei kenei who is the project coordinator pointed out that talents need to be identified at a young age so that is can be properly nurtured to develop top talented personalities. “We are keen to use football and volleyball to identify talents in potential players and empower them to play at a higher level”, He added.
The winners of the premier league will be awarded with trophies and chance to Proffesional games played across the country