Kenya Taekwondo Federation delivered a donation of Taekwondo equipment to Kibabii University on Monday 6th September, 2021. The donation was presented to the Vice Chancellor Prof. Isaac Ipara Odeo by the Taekwondo Federation President Major (Rtd) Suleiman Sumba in an event that also acted as a homecoming for Faith Ogallo after her Tokyo Olympic stint.
“We highly appreciate Kibabii University for your contribution in the progress of taekwondo in Kenya. Your performance in regional competitions continues to please us as a Federation and we pledge our total support,” Maj. Suleiman said.
The donation included an assortment of protective equipment which include; One pair of Hogo (body protector), two pairs of back kick targets, fourteen flip targets, two pairs of sheen guards, four pieces of head gears (head protectors), and two pairs of arm guards.The Vice Chancellor expressed his gratitude to the Federation for the support as he also lauded Faith Ogallo for placing the University at a strategic position that was now attracting partners of goodwill.
“Taekwondo is one of the most popular sports disciplines in this University. We are confident the new equipment will have a positive impact on the performance of our young athletes and we promise to produce the best for this country going forward,” said the Vice Chancellor.
The event was also attended by The Deputy Vice Chancellor (Academic and Students Affairs) Prof. Julius Maiyo, other University Officers and the University Taekwondo team.