Nick Mwendwa boosts youth football in Mwea with generous donation


FOOTBALL Nick Mwendwa boosts youth football in Mwea with generous donation

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The FKF president has made a generous support boosts youth football in Mwea, empowering local talent and uniting the community through the Mary Maingi Super Cup.

Football Kenya Federation (FKF) President Nick Mwendwa has become a beacon of hope for budding football talents in Mwea Constituency, Kirinyaga following his generous donation to the local football scene.

The Mary Maingi Super Cup, a tournament set to ignite the passion for football in Mwea, has been the beneficiary of Mwendwa's philanthropy, as he contributed 25 footballs to the tournament final set to be played on 28th January at Wang'uru Stadium.

The tournament, which kicked off several weeks ago, is initiated by Mwea Member of Parliament Mary Maingi.

"The Mary Maingi Super Cup is a dream come true for our young talents. It's a chance for them to shine and show what they are capable of," expressed Maingi, emphasizing the importance of this event in nurturing local talent.

The need for such support in Mwea cannot be overstated. Many young aspiring footballers in the area struggle with accessing basic equipment and the opportunity to be part of a team.

Mwea MP Maingi, recognizing this gap, sought guidance from Nick Mwendwa.

"I came to visit my long-time friend, Mr. Nick Mwendwa, the President of the Kenya Football Federation. I'm here to seek guidance on how to successfully run football programs in Mwea, as I believe we have a wealth of talent in our region, despite the challenges we face," she stated.

In response to this noble initiative, Mwendwa expressed his admiration for Maingi's efforts.

"Football has the power to unite people, and with our support, we can expect to see incredible talent emerging from Mwea, potentially reaching the highest levels of international football," he affirmed.

This significant contribution by Mwendwa is more than just a donation; it is a lifeline for many young football enthusiasts in Mwea.

His involvement signifies a crucial step towards overcoming the barriers that hinder the growth of football in the central region.

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