The Construction of a Sports Academy in Nambale Sub-county in Busia County by former Tottenham Hotspurs midfielder Victor Wanyama has commenced.
The construction of the football academy is aimed at nurturing local sports talent.
The multi-million spectacular sports facility located in a 22-hectares piece of land in Ekisumo area is expected to be complete by December this year.
Site constructor at Victor Wanyama Academy Mourice Ndalila has revealed that the academy will be hosted in a 22-hectares piece of land in Ekisumo area.
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The state-of-the-art complex will house four modern fields each with training facilities for sports trainees.
Ndalila said that the pitch will be able to host international matches a boost to the region and the country.
The academy will revolutionise sports training and education in the country while providing key sporting infrastructure to the country.
The construction of the facility has come at a time when the country is fighting the spread of COVID-19 and has created job opportunities for youth drawn from the area who have been in difficult times trying to make their ends meet.
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