The Ministry of Sports, Culture and Heritage, through the State Department of Sports made an announcement to sports federations across the country that it is not in a position to facilitate international events for the remaining days of the 2021/2022 Financial Year.
The State Department of Sports told sports federations that they have exhausted their allocation for FY 2021/2022 - Ksh 15B - in the Sports, Arts & Social Development Fund (SASDF).
Federations have been requested to seek sponsorship from other organizations to facilitate their international events due to the ongoing financial crisis.
For the Financial Year 2021/2022, the SASDF was allocated Ksh 15 Billion and are expected to receive an additional 1 Billion for the coming financial year.
Kenya Rugby Union is already running a campaign dubbed Support The Simbas in an attempt to raise enough money to help cater for their Rugby World Cup Qualifiers trip set for July in France.
National women’s volleyball team Malkia Strikers were bailed out by Mozzart Bet last week with sponsorship worth Ksh 10 million.
Other teams set to represent the country are National Men's basketball team, Kenya Morans who are getting ready for the World Cup qualifiers set for 1st to 3rd July in Egypt.
The Men's National handball team is also set to travel to Egypt for the Africa Cup of Nations in July.
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