All set for Addis duel next week
Kenya face Uganda, Tanzania, Rwanda and Ethiopia in the 2016 East Africa Challenge
ready to beat the defending champions Uganda,” he said.
The regional challenge event remains one of the most prestigious competitions in East Africa. It was first played in 1999 in Kenya and it involves the members of East Africa community. The format involves 4 rounds of golf with singles, foursomes, four ball better ball and final singles. Each country has eight players.
Elsewhere, defending champion John Kariuki from Limuru Country Club and current Goty leader Kenneth Bollo (Royal Nairobi) are among the male amateur golfers headed for the 2016 Kenya Amateur Strokeplay Championship starting tomorrow at the par 72 Thika Sports Golf Course The 72-hole event, which counts towards the Kenya Golf Union Golfer of The Year (GOTY) series and the world amateur ranking, has attracted a field of 61 players.
Karichu, who is the 2016 Karen Challenge winner hopes to chalk up another victory in the series. Also drawn is handicap 5, Rishi Bali from Bombay Presidency Golf Club in Mumbai. Other golfers eyeing the trophy are include youth players Agil Is Hag, Daniel Nduva (Nyali) and Sigona’s Mohit Mediaratta.
Play commences with 18 holes being played tomorrow, 36 holes on Friday and 18 holes being on Saturday. The winner of the event will automatically get a slot to play in the Barclays Kenya Open 2017.