Bungoma Wazalendo Rugby Vice Captain Completely Aces His First Radio and TV Interview

Wazalendo Rugby Vice Captain, Keith Wafula, while being hosted for a live radio interview disclosed the team’s program for the year 2021.

In the lively interview held from 5pm, the current Wazalendo Vice captain was put to task to explain why the name Wazalendo was chosen, to which he responded,” Most players here play the game out of passion and determination. Which are key pillars of patriotism.”

He also urged President Uhuru Muigai Kenyatta, to step in and cushion Rugby players from the effects of the COVID 19 pandemic. This comes after the recent containment measures, greatly impacted sports leaving most rugby players in a bad state financially.

The interviewers then asked him if Rugby players use any drugs or muscle builders, to which he jokingly replied that rugby players only use legal things.

He spoke of the upcoming Friendly match between Wazalendo and their perennial rivals Mumias RFC, stating that the match will proceed when the government gives the greenlight. He compared the derby between the two teams with the mashemaji derby between AFC and Gor Mahia.

He also mentioned that Wazalendo Rugby, has launched a sports agency which will be incharge of all player transfers to other clubs at a fee of 25% of the transfer cost.

Most importantly he mentioned that the Bungoma Wazalendo team, will be participating in the nationwide league come end of the year.
On a lighter note, the interviewers asked him why alot of ladies love rugby players, to which he said rugby and women are like tea and sugar.
Viva Wazalendo.

Quarantine Rugby Season 2

The first season of quarantine Rugby ran from May last year, through to December, culminating in a mother of all Rugby festivals that was well attended by fans across Bungoma town.

With the country under partial lockdown, Bungoma Wazalendo Community Rugby Club has unveiled a creative program to keep their players active and in good spirits throughout the quarantine period.

Earlier this morning, Wazalendo unveiled a number of activities that the team will be partaking, key among them the launching of the Wazalendo Rugby Agency, which shall manage all transfers of Wazalendo players to major clubs at a 25% commission.

Also the club has unveiled a leadership program, that will see several Wazalendo players get the opportunity to address press conferences on behalf of the team, participate in Television interviews, as well as get involved in numerous public speaking events and Covid 19 sensitisation programs.

The Patriots from Bungoma, have come up with entrepreneurship programs that will see members participate in different businesses to enable them keep afloat during the pandemic period.

Training has been scaled down to 5 players per session, to enable adherence to Covid 19 guidelines issued by the government.

The Patriots are set to play their first match of the year at the end of April, against their fierce rivals Mumias RFC, in what is termed as the Aseka Cup. The Wazalendo team will be away in Mumias for the first leg and will hope for a much improved performance from last year’s visit.

Mumias will then come to Bungoma for the return league in August, but in between Wazalendo are expected to have played against Nalondo Rfc, Kitale Rfc and the Border Rucks Rugby team from Busia.

The Patriots have entered into a strategic partnership with the rugby teams from Kabula, Bumula and Mwiruti inorder to boost their numbers ahead of the crucial friendlies and the nationwide season which will kick off in November.

Lastly, the Patriots have promised to host another Festival come December this year, this is inorder to celebrate the rapidly growing rugby culture and love for the sport among residents of Bungoma town.

Partnership Deal

Earlier on this morning, Wazalendo rugby club entered into a partnership agreement with Sense7 life club.

The deal came after Wazalendo founder Peter J held a one hour meeting with Brian Masika, founder of Sense7 Life Club.

Based on the agreement, Sense7 life club will handle the financial aspects of the Wazalendo rugby club. This will entail planning, budgeting and execution of key financial roles.

Sense7 life club will also play an advisory role, advising Wazalendo on the best businesses to venture in.