Nairobi is set to host the Africa Judo Union (AJU), moving away from their current headquarters in Antananarivo in Madagascar.
Today, AJU president Thierry Siteny wrote a letter to Sports Cabinet secretary Amina Mohammed requesting her to move the office to Kenya, Nairobi.
With AJU chairman Shadrack Maluki from Kenya, the office will give givehumble time to work.
“We want the sustainability of our strategic actions in Kenya and the region. We have picked Kenya owing to the great contribution by the government to promote the game in the country,” said Siteny.
“I would like to pay special tribute to the Ministry of Sports for their efforts made to the development of the game despite Covid-19 challenges.”
Siteny said AJU is giving special focus and priority to the development of judo on the continent and Maluki should be able to supervise the effective functions from the headquarters.
“KJF and AJU will meet to deliberate on the precise dates for the junior event,” Maluki said.