Kisumu County sports team beat set targets to emerge third overall at the concluded Kenya Inter-County Sports and Cultural Association (KICOSCA) games held in Machakos County.

The annual event held on 19th -26th of November attracted hundreds of participants from different counties, all battling to take the coveted top slot. The Kisumu team comprising of 15 disciplines took the completion by storm emerging in the top three positions in ten categories.

In basketball,netball,table tennis and ajua competitions the team emerged second narrowly losing to Nairobi County who emerged victors in said categories.

According to the team leader Pamela Iro the team gave their all and the podium finish we attained was no mean feat,we trained hard and sacrificed a lot in the process.” Beating 34 other counties was testament of our commitment”, Said Mrs. Iro

Flanked by the team manager Dominic Mwalo and sports Chair Joseph oulale they thanked the county government for their support in ensuring the team emerged victorious.

In athletics,football and draft the team emerged third in their respective categories a fete that boosted their overall standings in the competition. Singing their way to the finals the choir team emerged second in a tightly contested affair.

The women team did not disappoint either as they outmuscled opponents in the tag of war categories with the men team repeating the heroics of their female counterparts.

Machakos the host county emerged victorious with Nairobi and Kisumu counties emerging second and third respectively in the overall categories.

By Collins Owuor

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