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Mogotio Parliamentary hopeful Kiborek Reuben sponsors football tourney

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Mogotio Parliamentary hopeful Kiborek Reuben on Monday launched a football tournament bringing together teams from across Mogotio Sub-county.

Kiborek meets the teams before kickoff

In the womens category the derby match was a 1-1 draw at full time in a match that was characterized by superb raids from both sides before the teams proceeded to a penalty shoot-out where Bogoria Antelopes nailed Mogotio FC 6-1.

Kiborek being introduced to the team players

The football tournament held at Mogotio polytechnic saw Chemogoch FC beat Mogotio FC 1 goal to nil to bag the win in the mens category.

Men players in action

The tournament saw each of the teams from the ward level receive cash prizes, a football each and uniforms for each player.

Women players in action

“I want to develop talent which is critical in sports. We must grow the great talent that is lying unexploited among our youth,” said Kiborek, who pledged to bring on board other stakeholders to support the tournament to ensure grows bigger in the future.

The tournament launch is seen as part of Kiborek’s initiative to popularize his candidature as he prepares to unseat incumbent Member of Parliament Prof Hellen Sambili.

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