Connect with us

Hi, what are you looking for?


Betway sets up medical training for Dandora teams

Betway Country Manager, Leon Kiptum hands over training kits to various Dandora teams’ representatives at the Betway Medical Camp

NAIROBI, Kenya, Oct 31 – Betting firm Betway will facilitate a medical training camp for football teams at the Dandora stadium in conjunction with St. John’s Ambulance on Thursday and Friday.

The betting firm says the move is aimed at equipping teams with basic medical equipment and training to provide adequate care for on-field injuries, especially now that the stadium has been renovated by the County government and is set to attract more teams and activities.

Due to financial constraints and other factors outside of their control, some teams lack basic healthcare knowledge and often do not have access to suitable medical training or medical facilities.

These concerns caught the attention of Betway who, in keeping with their commitment to football, set up the medical training camp to better prepare the sides for medical emergencies.

Founded in the late 1960s, Hakati Sportiff – a community based club in Makadara, Nairobi – is one beneficiary of this initiative after one of their players, Vincent Ochieng Ogono, lost his life in October 2017 due to a lack of proper on-field medical attention.

In addition to the medical training camp, Betway will also donate training equipment such as balls and bibs for Hakati Sportiff FC and the 16 other teams that use Dandora stadium as their home ground.

“We have seen a gap in our sports scene that has greatly affected our teams here in Kenya and we decided to come in and help out where we can. We are glad that St. John Ambulance was willing to come on board and assist. We hope to affect more teams around the country with this initiative,” said Betway Country Manager, Leon Kiptum.

Advertisement. Scroll to continue reading.
Click to comment

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.


More on Capital Sports


NAIROBI, Kenya, May 25 – There is light at the end of the tunnel. After failed promises over the last three years since its...


NAIROBI, Kenya, June 8 – Olympic Champion Caster Semenya and wife Violet Raseboya have hinted that they might be expecting a baby in a...


NAIROBI, Kenya, Aug 13 – Kenya’s history making Daniel Adongo, the first Kenyan to play in America’s National Football League (NFL), is now living...


NAIROBI, Kenya, Oct 15 – Daniel Wanjiru, the 2017 London Marathon champion has been slapped with a four-year ban by the World Athletics Disciplinary...

© 2022 Capital Digital Media. Capital Group Limited. All Rights Reserved