It is confirmed that Kakamega County will be hosting the Sports Personality of the Year Awards (SOYA) in January 2022.
Today, the Soya Awards founder Paul Tergat and county Governor Wycliffe Oparanya were in Kakamega and signed an agreement.
Oparanya called on all sportsmen, sports lovers and members of the public to get vaccinated against Covid-19 as the country looks forward to the resumption of normal sporting activities across the board.
Tergat hailed the county government for the investments it has made in the development of sporting infrastructure.
“As I drove here, I was able to see and believe that sports is a big industry here. This is where great sportsmen come from. This region has immense potential for sports,” he said.