Paul Bitok has received a boost as he sets out on how to revamp the sports academy at his backyard.
The Malkia Strikers head coach signed a kshs 10 million deal with SOAR Africa that will over the resumption of learning and nurturing sports talents at the school that was closed due to the coronavirus pandemic.
The closure cost 354 talented learners to seek for the services elsewhere and today, he in his Simat village, signed a deal with SOAR Africa to bring young talents into the limelight.
“This facility will be hosting a state-of-the-art volleyball pitch, beach volley ball court, basketball court, athletics track among other facilities for easy learning and training,” said Bitok.
He said the funds will go a long way in refurbishing the existing buildings as well as in the construction of the pitches and in running the facility.
“The aim of my foundation is to have a facility which will benefit more people in nurturing talent professionally. The sports should offer decent livelihoods to the individual sportspersons and the entire society,” he said.
SOAR Africa CEO Bob Robert Casper said they want to uplift the lives of African children by sporting needy children and help them by sponsoring their education.
“Our partnership apart from developing a sports and talent centre will also involve the establishing of a vocational training institute for students who want to join the hospitality industry to enhance skills and talent development,” he said.