Bu­sia Youth Tigers take ‘ku­mite’ and ‘kata’ ti­tles at Goju-ryu show­down

The Star (Kenya) - - Sports -

Bu­sia Youth Tigers are the new ku­mite and kata cham­pi­ons after the two-day Kenya Karate-do Goju As­so­ci­a­tion Cham­pi­onships held at Bu­sia County So­cial Hall.

Pa­trick Odhiambo clinched the male kata ti­tle with team-mate Bernard Ogama com­ing in sec­ond. Ogama won the ku­mite crown with Odhiambo and Brian Maloba tak­ing sec­ond and third po­si­tions re­spec­tively.

Bu­sia Tigers were also win­ners in team ku­mite and kata cat­e­gories with Na­tional Youth Vo­ca­tional Train­ing In­sti­tute com­ing sec­ond in both cat­e­gories.

In the ju­nior cat­e­gory, Bu­sia Youth Tigers out­shone their op­po­nents; win­ning the kata and ju­nior for­ma­tions. Chrispinus Wab­wire took the Ku­mite crown with Daniel Wasike win­ning kata. NYS avenged de­feat in the fe­male kata and ku­mite cat­e­gories. Su­san Muithika was the star at­trac­tion win­ning both cat­e­gories.

Bu­si­aTigers have qual­i­fied to rep­re­sent the coun­try in the East African show in Moshi, Tan­za­nia be­tween Novem­ber 17-18. In his speech, county di­rec­tor of sports, Otieno Marora, con­firmed they will fund the Bu­sia team to the East African cham­pi­onships. He also said Bu­sia County Gov­ern­ment will con­struct a hall at the sta­dium for in­door games.

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