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Wote TTI wins KATT regional ball games

The Kenya Association of Technical Training Institutions (KATTI) regional ball games came to a close, Saturday, with Wote Technical Training Institute (WTTI) being crowned the tournament champions.

WTTI which was the host, emerged the winner after they got 39 points, while Katine TTI and Nuu Technical and Vocational College (TVC) scoped second and third positions respectively.

In football, Wote Technical thrashed David Wambuli (TVC) 3-1 in a thrilling match at the Unoa Sports ground in Wote town, Saturday.

All the scores were scored in the second half whereby WTTI got a lot of support from their fellow students who had flocked the Unoa grounds.

During the games, the WTTI women soccer team walloped Nuu TTI 3-0 to lift the women soccer trophy.

At the same time, Wote TTI affirmed its supremacy in the tournament after beating Nuu TTI 63-3 in netball for women.

In volleyball, Tseikuru TTI won the men’s trophy in a thrilling final match against Wote TTI men, however, Wote TTI women redeemed the loss by bagging the women trophy after beating Masinga TTI in both sets.

The 2 top teams in each game will qualify to proceed to KATTI national sports tournament scheduled for September this year. During the games, three top teams in each sport were awarded a trophy.

The tournament started, Friday, and brought together 8 teams namely Wote TTI, Kibwezi West TVC and David Wambuli TVC (Makueni), Katine TTI, Mwala TVC and Masinga TVC (Machakos) and Tseikuru TTI and Nuu TVC (Kitui) counties respectively.

Speaking at the same event, the Technical and Vocational Education Training (TVET) Lower Eastern Regional Director, Mr. John Wamae, said the aim of the tournament is to inculcate the culture of sports in institutions and promote national unity among students.

“We want to use sports as an avenue to bring students together besides releasing pressure from classwork and life challenges,” said Wamae, while addressing the various teams at Unoa sports ground.

Consequently, Wamae urged youths to join TVET institutions, as they will acquire advanced skills that will help them become self-reliant.

By Patrick Nyakundi and Laurence Mwendwa

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