Football is the number one sport in Kenya in terms of participation and popularity. Whatever the age group and whatever the standard Kenya has teams in every corner of the country that play and train throughout the year. Junior and Prep School age groups, Senior School and University sides, Club and Representative teams, all are ready and willing to provide fixtures against visiting teams from overseas.
Nairobi, Nakuru in the Rift Valley and Mombasa on the beautiful Kenya Coast each possess teams in the above categories thus offering an ideal itinerary balance by providing touring teams with the best of the Kenyan countryside and the best of Kenyan football.
Henfield Football Club from Sussex in the UK recently toured with an under 15 team, playing local schools and teams from underprivileged neighbourhoods. Apart from making many new friends they also left behind footballs and equipment secured through fundraising efforts and appeals in the local community around Henfield.
Their 8 night Kenya Football Safari, during which 5 matches were played, ended with a two night wildlife safari to the Maasai Mara with close sightings of lion, elephant and leopard providing a fitting finale to what was for many ‘A life changing experience’.