04 Jun, 14:00
Kenyan Premier League side Mathare United took time off their normal schedule to conduct a soccer clinic at the United Nations where according to the club where over 70 children from the UNRC Academy benefited greatly.
The activity which took four hours and is a part of the club's philosophy was led by Captain George Owino and deputy Chispin Oduor.
Speaking at the club's portal, Owino expressed his delight in giving back to the community adding that the team is looking forward to conducting such clinics in various academies in future and pass on the skills to the young players.
-It is always a great joy among us whenever we get an opportunity to give back to society. We have really enjoyed this clinic because the young players are good in the basics of football. It is important to get the basics right when you are young because they are very important at senior level. We are looking forward to conducting such clinics in various academies in future and pass on the skills to them, expressed Owino.
The Slum Boys have struggled in the 2017 KPL season being deeply rooted on the table but will be hoping to turn the fortunes when the season resumes after taking a three-week break.