Teams in Teso North benefit from UK sports reach event – Kenya News Agency
FC Amagoro reaped massive after rising winners of the one-day soccer event sponsored by the England-based Sports activities Attain programme held at Amagoro Main College grounds over the weekend.
The intention of the worldwide programme is to interact with the native communities via sports activities and health as they preach the gospel of Jesus.
FC Amagoro, which is able to take part within the county league set to kick off on October 21, 2023, emerged winners after beating Deliverance Church 2-0 and Kocholia Leeds by the same rating with targets from Nicholas Orodi and Billy Barasa (penalty).
The win noticed FC Amagoro awarded a trophy, medals, and a set of uniforms. Deliverance Church, which took second place, acquired uniforms, with third-placed Kocholia Leeds being awarded tracksuits.
Within the netball finals, Sports activities Attain beat Amagoro Group 22-2, with Susan Marsden netting 16 targets to emerge as the highest scorer. Amagoro acquired a ball.
Elizabeth Ekwaro stated, regardless of shedding the netball match to the visiting workforce from England, she was pleased to see how the church and the neighborhood can work together and construct unity personally, spiritually, and likewise mentally.
Clad Caro stated they learnt lots, including that the interplay introduced unity and motivation.
Sports activities Attain Director William Marsden famous that they’ve been coming to Kenya since 2004, noting that they play soccer, netball, go to faculties, and work with communities, pastors, and assemblies.
“Kenya has a particular place in our hearts as a result of we love Kenyan folks. We wish to share Jesus with them in order that they will obtain His biggest reward,” he stated, including that they function in lots of nations, together with England, Austria, Germany, France, Ecuador, Malawi, Sudan, South Africa, Uganda, Nepal, and Indonesia.
He stated their netball victory towards the Amagoro neighborhood was attributed to his spouse Susan and daughter, who’re recreation changers, including that his favorite membership again house is Liverpool.
Susan Marsden stated the intention of their 12-day tour was to provide religion a sporting probability, noting that sports activities carry kids and younger folks collectively, no matter background, and supply great alternatives to construct shallowness, well-being, and alternatives to share religion.
The prolific purpose attacker who performs for My Sisters Netball Membership in England stated she performs netball and shares the gospel with folks, urging gamers from Busia County to maintain enjoying collectively, observe the principles, watch the video games, and provides their lives to Jesus.
Pastor Lawrence Emomeri of Deliverance Church Amagoro stated it was an enormous honour for his church to turn out to be the inaugural hosts of the Sports activities Attain programme in the complete county since 2004.
“Final Wednesday, the visiting workforce had the privilege to go to Amagoro and Kapina main faculties, the place they donated soccer uniforms to the 2 studying establishments,” he stated, noting that the varsity heads of the 2 establishments had been very pleased with the sort gesture.
He added, “The Sports activities Attain programme is the muse of what we intend to do sooner or later; it’s additionally a type of cohesion each as church and neighborhood, and it provides idle youths a chance to do one thing and hold them match as a substitute of participating in illicit actions.”
By Absalom Namwalo