London Cup 2023 here we come!*
PIPSSA in cordination with its tours and travel partners Genesis Sports Ltd and Touride Adventures Ltd have today flagged off a group of close to 100 athletes for this years London Cup, a premier youth tournament that feeds the EPL with upcoming and future stars football stars.
The group comprising of various schools in the country are on their way to London and expected to arrive this evening.
The young footballers and enthusiasts of the game are charged and excited to be participating in the 2023 edition of the tournament which will be taking place from 27th-30th July at Brunel University grounds.
They will be staying at one of the prestigious North West London hotels. While in London, they will tour various stadiums including the Emirates, Stamfordbridge and the maginificent Tottenham Hotspurs stadium among other attractions in London.
The team will also have a pro training session with the Chelsea FC U16 team.
While flagging off the team, the Chairperson of PIPSSA Kenya wished team Kenya all the best in the tournament while reiterating the commitment of PIPSSA, Genesis Sports and Touride Adventures to ensure that in the coming years through partnerships with UK based teams, we shall have more Kenyan youths get absorbed into the EPL.
Mr. Omar Ali, the PIPSSA international relations liason officer announced that the 2024 edition of London Cup is expected to be bigger with more representation from Kenya.
While noting the magnitude of preparations required for such a tour, the team Kenya lead chaperone and director of Touride Adventures Ltd, Mr. Mark Gaya noted the need to start preparing for the 2024 edition early to avoid last minute rushes that would hinder atmost service delivery. Mr.Gaya promised that plans have been put in place to ensure that the children have memories of a liifetime during the tour.
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