By MN Reporter
County Department of Sports and Youth Affairs
Press Statement on Genowa Governor’s Cup County Finals
After a month of intense but entertaining grassroot tournament, the 2022/23 Genowa Governor’s Cup draws to a close this Saturday 14th January, 2023 at the Homabay High School grounds.
A total of 64 teams( 16 in each discipline-football men and women, volleyball men and netball women) are expected to take part in the two-day event. The first day will involve matches played both on round-robin and knockout formats with only semi-finalists to make it to day two and the final day of the tournament.
The following is the breakdown of the cash awards and incentives to be expected during these finals:
Winners football men – Kshs 200,000
Runners up – Kshs 150,000
2nd runners up – Kshs 100,000
4th position – Kshs 50,000
Winners football women – Kshs 50,000
Runners up – Kshs 30,000
2nd runners up – Kshs 20,000
4th position – Kshs 10,000
Both volleyball and netball winners will carry home Kshs 100,000 with losing finalists taking Kshs 70,000 while third and fourth positions will be awarded Kshs 50,000 and Kshs 30,000 respectively.
In addition, the participating teams who shall have not made it to the top four shall each receive an appreciation token of Ksh 5000 from the department while all the 16 women football teams will each be given Kshs 10,000 as their logistical and facilitation fees to the county showdown.
Accommodation for teams that shall have made it to the second and final day of the tournament will also be provided.
All the above cash awards and incentives are in addition to winners’ medals, trophies and full-kitting sports jerseys.
The department, and the county government as a whole has so far been impressed by the level of discipline, enthusiasm and sportsmanship already exhibited by the participating teams. The general public has also been impressive with their numbers at the venues as they cheer their players on.