Community Rugby Association (COMRAS) has received kits sponsorship from Minet Kenya.
Minet Kenya CEO, Mr. Sammy Muthui has said Supporting community rugby development is one way of ensuring that the youth are actively engaged and occupied in relevant activities that impact them positively.
“Youth empowerment is at the heart of Minet’s business. While we conduct our business, we are always looking into ways of being purposeful to the communities that we serve,” he said. Receiving the sponsorship, Vice Chairman for Rugby Patrons Society Mr. Aggrey Chabeda said the sponsorship was a great boost for the team as it will go a long way in boosting rugby development in the country and enthusiasm of young the players.
“COMRAS has supported grassroots rugby activities that form a platform for boys and girls, from age 10 through to 18 to learn and hone their rugby skills for 11 years. The project has incubated and developed rugby talent for the future while inculcating important life skills to the kids,” Mr. Chabeda added.
COMRAS was established in 2007 to enable young teens from disadvantaged communities who are passionate about playing rugby to join the sport. The team which is managed by Community Rugby Patrons, currently has five clubs with under 10’s, 12’s, 14’s, and 16’s squads.
The five clubs are located in Runda, Arise in Racecourse, Embubul, Ngong and Matasia.