The Trans Nzoia County Government teams have left for a one-week Fifth Edition of the Kenya Inter-Counties Sports and Culture Association (KICOSCA) games in Machakos County with the confidence of clinching more trophies this year.
Speaking to the sportsmen and women on Monday, the County Director of Sports (CDS), Gladys Agala said they are hopeful to bag more trophies.
She urged the teams to uphold discipline during the competitions to avoid being banned.
The CDS said the County will participate in choir, cultural dance, football, netball, volleyball women and men.
Agala said that in last year’s competition which was held in Kiambu County, the volleyball team emerged position two.
She said Trans-Nzoia was ranked 4th with 87 points in Music category, hoping that this year the county will perform even better.
In music Trans-Nzoia County managed to score 84 points in the cultural/fork songs, Marakwet cultural dance scored 86 points and Bukusu fork song ‘Khamabeka’ managed to score 82 points for set-piece, scored 841/2 overall position for the music team out of 19 counties that participated, she pointed out.
The County Executive Committee Member (CEC)-In-Charge of Youth, Gender, Culture, Sports and Tourism, Eunice Chelimo, urged the team to uphold discipline to avoid being penalized.
She asked them to be good ambassadors of Trans Nzoia to the counties they will be meeting in the competitions.
The executive revealed that the County is sending over 135 participants to the competition.
Source: Kenya News Agency