Coca-Cola to reward schools with new pitches

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first_img0Shares0000enya Secondary Schools Sports Association (KSSSA) Chairman, Peter Orero, Coca-Cola Marketing Manager, Kenya, Evans Ndung’u, KSSSA Secretary General, David Ngugi and Director of Field Services & Co- curriculum activities- Ministry of Sports, Dr. Pius Mutisya.NAIROBI, Kenya, May 20 – The Coca-Cola System in Kenya has embarked on an environmental behavior change campaign involving COPA Coca-Cola 2019 participating secondary school students, educating them on the importance of a cleaner environment by taking care of plastics disposal.One school, in every region pitches are set to be revamped. The winner will be determined by the school that achieves the highest number of kilos over the tournament period which runs from May to July 2019. The programme is part of the company’s initiative to address the plastic waste pollution.Kenya, amongst fourteen other Southern, East and Central Africa countries, have been earmarked to kick start the project, set up to stimulate plastic recycling industries and create awareness of plastic waste pollution.Speaking during the launch, Evanson Ndungu, Coca-Cola Marketing Manager, Kenya said; “Sports is an integral part of the wellbeing of the youth. It improves their physical and emotional aspects while also enabling their holistic development. By introducing a behavior change campaign, it will go a long way to ensure they grow to be responsible members of the community.”-Football unitesHe added, “Football unites all regardless of age and gender. This year will be special as soccer will contribute to a greater cause which is protecting our environment by educating young people on conservation.”A total of 5,400 schools will be participating in this years’ tournament representing an 8% increase from last year’s games.The national initiative will involve 2,000 out of the 5,400 participating schools in COPA Coca-Cola tournament ensuring that the teens are educated on the importance of recycling for a litter-free environment. The schools were selected based on the reach of the current recyclers and collectors.The communities surrounding the schools will also be involved in order to ensure all Kenyans participate in taking good care of the environment.The Kenya Secondary Schools Sports Association (KSSSA) will still continue to manage the games, as the company last year renewed the Sh21.5mn sponsorship which covers 2018 to 2020.The funds will go towards full kitting of schools in the Sub-zonal, Zonal, Sub-County, County, Regional and National championships, purchase of trophies and medals for all games, as well as run the seamless administration of the tournament.The Under-16 boys and girls will compete in this year’s tournament for the chance to be crowned the Kenyan champions and a direct ticket for the COPA Coca-Cola Africa Cup.The exploits of the St. Antony’s High School soccer team during the 2018 championship led Lucas Maina, Wisdom Nava, Jacob Onyango, David Leon, Salim Badi and Issa Emuria being named in the Kenya U-20 provisional Squad that were to participate in the CECAFA Under-20 Championship in Uganda that was later called off.0Shares0000(Visited 12 times, 1 visits today)last_img read more


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first_imgPatrick McMenamin is a singer/songwriter from Ballybofey, and has recently uploaded this stunning cover of ‘Dancing On My Own’ by Robyn. Although it was uploaded less than a day ago, he’s already racked up almost 6,000 views and 500 likes.Patrick has been pursuing a career in music for the past five years. After studying for a degree in Music at BIMM Dublin, he has now turned his attention to doing gigs throughout Donegal. Patrick told Donegal Daily “I wasn’t expecting the response I got from the video but I guess I’ll be doing a lot more of them now in the future!”He explained that he has many musical influences. He comes from a musical family, and his cousins are all heavily involved in the Donegal music scene.His taste in music includes; Kings of Leon, Arctic Monkeys, Ed Sheeran and James Bay.This video was his first time uploading a song to social media, and although he was a little bit nervous, he can’t wait to record the next one! Watch this space!If you’d like to keep up date with Patrick you can follow him on Facebook or on Instagram (@patrickmcmenamin)Young musician gets phenomenal response on social media was last modified: August 9th, 2016 by Elaine McCalligShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window) Tags:BallybofeyFacebookMusicianpatrick mc menaminlast_img read more