Nairobi Governor Evans Kidero has officially launched the Nairobi Governor’s Cup. The tournament will run for the next seven months, its theme being the fight against drug abuse.
“The aim of this tournament is to not only nurture talent but also be an avenue of keeping the youth busy while being sensitized on the need to avoid drug abuse and organized crime.”
The tournament brings together 680 teams from seven wards, matches being played on a knockout basis. 30 top players will be identified to form the official team for Nairobi City, Nairobi County FC.
The tournament is sponsored by the Nairobi City County Alcoholic Drinks Control and Licensing Board. The overall winners will pocket Sh1.5million, runners up Sh1million while third place finishers will get Sh500,000.