Both secondary, primary and tertiary games will be back as from this Month,
This is after the ministry of education and the Kenyan government had suspended the sporting activities for one year.This decision came after the first case of covid19 was reported in Kenya last year March 2020.
The calendar of games came to stop so that the spread of the deadly virus of covid19. was controlled.
Most learners and even games teachers who enjoyed participating in games were not happy with the decision the Ministry made.
As the schools are reopening today, all learners with different kind of talents have something to smile at. This is because an opportunity will be provided to them to showcase the different talents they posses after the release of the calendar of games activities.
The decision to re-establish the school games was made after the respective stakeholders met for four days in the mid month of May 2021.
During the meeting, more discussions about the restart the games activities was made.
The Kenya Secondary Schools Sports Association(KSSSA) together with officials from the Ministry of Education also were in attendance.
Peter Orero, the KSSSA chairman said that due to the talents that learners had and were never utilised , they decided to call for a meeting to discuss about the matter.
The meeting involved the respective stakeholders pinned to sporting activities by the Ministry Of Education to find a solution so that the sporting activities would be re -started in schools and colleges too.
The chairman also added that an agreement was made that co-curricular activities in colleges and schools would begin this July.
During the meeting, review of school games rules was also done and will be implemented upon the restart of games.
In the recently released calendar of games, Term one games will be;
DATES AND VENUES FOR THE GAMES
Nationals will be held at Kabsabet Boys and Girls in Nandi county as from 2/10/2021 to 10/10/2021
Regionals Games – 18/9/2021,
County Games – 11/9/2021
Sub-County Games – 21/08/2021
NB- Venues for the Sub-County, county and regionals will be decided by the respective sports and games stakeholders at every level.
In conclusion, for those teachers who loves the games activities, you are therefore urged to start preparing your teams well and be ready for competitions.