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  • Coach Mr. Khaemba consulting the Governor

  • 'No winner takes it all' time for every participant to receive a reward

  • The titans, Kilunda Vs Mombasa technical during their final match

Watamu Rugby Festival 2014

Watamu Beach Rugby 2014: "5" A-side Beach Rugby Tournament

Rugby was started back in 1886 in England. It was introduced in Kenya in 1923. Since then the game has become one of the most popular ball games in the country. This is the first time Rugby tournament was held in Kilifi county. It was held between 1st and 2nd August. The main aim was to promote domestic tourism. According to one of the chief organizers Mr. Benjamin Khaemba, the event will be annually at the begging of high season. The event attracted teams from four counties, Mombasa, Machakos, Taita taveta and Kilifi totaling to eight teams. The final match was battled between Technical University of Mombasa and Kilunda of Machakos where the later emerged winners after beating the former 20 goals against 5. The chief guest was the Governor of Kilifi county who said next year's event will be International.








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