Ligi Ndogo tournament returns
The annual Ligi Ndogo East Africa Cup will make a return this weekend following a delay that was occationed by the general elections that were held in August, the tournaments regular dates.
Chief Organizer Chris Amimo notes that this is an opportunity for young talent to showcase their talent and to further nurture the football potential in Kenya.
“Ligi Ndogo organises trips to participate in countrywide tournaments as well as international cups and tours. Ligi Ndogo is opening up an early opportunity for you to be part of these exciting tours and tournaments that could open up doors for your football career,” Amimo said.
Over the years the tournament has been a great attraction for teams from Tanzania and Uganda as well as a long list of Kenyan academies.
Every year, the ligi ndogo Ngong’ Road grounds is a beehive of activities as it hosts the annual Ligi Ndogo East africa tournament. Initiated in 2005,the East African tournament is quickly emerging as the premier boys’ and girls’ competition in East Africa.It has attracted teams,schools and academies from Kenya,Tanzania,Uganda,Rwanda,Burundi;and now Somali and South Sudan. The tournament features age groups 8 to 17. Any young player between the ages of 9 and 18 is eligible to participate.Girls participate in the U16 category.The first two days feature a preliminary round.The third day features teams that made it to the knockout round.As is traditional,the class A games (U9) are played on the final day.
Berlin AFC won the 2021 edition of the tournament where 46 teams took part in Kajiado.