KCB Bank, through its football team, has signed a partnership agreement with Madira Girls’ Soccer Academy to empower young and promising players.
Under this partnership, KCB will pay school fees for 10 players totaling half a million for the 2023/2024 season. The bank will also provide non-monetary support from time to time including footballs and training equipment.
Madira Girls, famously known as Madira Soccer Assassins, have been promoted to the top tier division of the Women Premier League after emerging overall champions of the 2022/2023 FKF women division one league.
“KCB has been a leader in the sports sponsorship arena. Our involvement in sports has brought joy to thousands of people in our country and beyond,” says KCB FC Chairman Bramwel Simiyu.
“We are excited as KCB to partner with the best and it is our hope that through this partnership, we will nurture and grow young and promising talents to not only monetize their God given talents but to also change their lives positively.”
Madira Soccer Assassins have booked a slot in the Federation of East and Central Africa School games slated for 20th August 2023 in Rwanda, after their stellar performance in the just concluded Kenya Secondary Schools Association games in Kakamega.
“We have come a long way in the growth and development of women sports, education, and empowerment of the girl child. We are proud that an institution like KCB has come on board to support this course. We will continue forging this relationship forward to ensure that we touch as many lives as we possibly could,” noted the director Madira Soccer Assassins, Mr Alex Alumirah.
The team is in pool A in the Federation of East and Central Africa School games alongside GS Gatizo of Rwanda, Butere Girls, Kawempe Muslim (Uganda), Ziba Secondary (Tanzania), and St Noa Girls of Uganda.
They will kickstart their campaign against home side GS Gatizo before locking horns with their local rivals Butere Girls on 22nd August, 2023 .