Noor to chair sports advisory team formed by Amina

Sports Chief Administrative Secretary at the Ministry Sports Hassan Noor Hassan will chair the 18-man committee to review the possibility of resuming sporting activities after the first case of coronavirus was reported in the country.

Today, Sports Cabinet Secretary Amina Mohamed appointed the advisory following the outbreak in March, the government suspended public and sporting gatherings.

Noor will comprise stakeholders from various government department, federations and the media among others 

The committee is expected to engage sports federations with an aim of gathering their views, regarding the reopening sports and explore the possibility of taking that route.

The members are also expected to recommend protocols to be employed prior to the much-awaited resumption as well as review the existing global trends from the countries which have allowed sporting activities to proceed albeit without fans.

Among those who will lead the federations, long serving Harambee Stars and Tusker doctor Wycliffe Makanga will lead football, Athletics Kenya Youth Development cghairman Barnaba Korir to to represent athletics interests, Nock secretary general, Francis Mutuku, is set to advice the ministry on the effects brought by the virus while veteran sports editor Elias Makori will take care of the journalists interest.

Other members in the committee include Registrar of Sports Rose Wasike, Sports Kenya Director General Pius Meto and Anti-Doping Agency of Kenya chief executive officer, Japhter Rugut.

Acting CEO at the Kenya Academy of Sports Doreen Odhiambo, Kenya National Paralympics Committee president Agnes Oluoch and Sports Commissioner Gerald Gitonga are also in the committee which will provide their report on July 10.

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