As the week long inter-county games came to an end at Gusii stadium, West Pokot County edged closer to the top three counties in overall competitions as the county emerged fourth in overall ranking.
|West Pokot Traditional Dancers entertain guests during the closing ceremony. photo Sammy Omingo/ Standard|
West Pokot cultural dancers who entertained guests in the closing ceremony emerged winners in folk song and cultural dance while the pool game team retained their championship two years in a row.
In the men’s football game, Pius Porit- ICT received the golden boot after scoring eight goals.
H.E Raila Odinga addressing the audience during the closing ceremony.
Leaders led by the former Prime Minister Raila Odinga heaped praises on Kisii county administration, terming the event as well organized.
Speaking during the closing ceremony, Hon Odinga who was the chief guest applauded Governor James Ongwae for the effort the county had put in hosting the event.
He further challenged counties to invest more in sporting activities by encouraging sports at the grassroots level.
32 counties, Lapfund, Senate, and the Ministry of Devolution participated in the week-long event staged at the Gusii Stadium and 11 other venues in Kisii Town.
Draughts: Mombasa, Embu, Kilifi
Choir (Set Piece): Kisii, Nairobi, Bungoma
Folk Song: West Pokot, Narok, Meru
Chess: Nairobi, Siaya, Kiambu
Pool: West Pokot, Bomet, Nairobi
Scrabble: Busia, Siaya, Kisii
Table Tennis: Nairobi, Kiambu, Kisii
Ajua: Nairobi, Busia, Uasin Gishu
Squash: Nairobi, Kiambu, Nyeri
Cultural dance (own): West Pokot, Kisii, Meru
Cultural dance (borrowed): Nairobi, Mombasa, Kisii
Volleyball (men): Uasin Gishu, Nakuru, Kiambu
Volleyball (women): Uasin Gishu, Nairobi, Bungoma
Darts: Nairobi, Nyandarua, Trans Nzoia
Basketball (Men): Kiambu, Nakuru, Bungoma
Basketball (women): Nairobi, Uasin Gishu, Machakos
Tug of war (men): Nairobi, Laikipia, Nakuru
Tug of war (women): Nairobi, Nakuru, Kisii
Badminton: Nairobi, Mombasa, Uasin Gishu
Netball: Nairobi, Bungoma, Ministry of Devolution
Football (men): Machakos, Kakamega, Kisii
Athletics: Uasin Gishu, Narok, Nairobi
Nairobi 32 points
Uasin Gishu 13 Points
Kisii 10 Points
West Pokot 9 Points
Nakuru 7 Points