Ulinzi indoor Arena, has today 7th November 2022, hosted the annual Chief of Defence Forces Handball Championship (Bora Cup) in an eventful ceremony presided over by the Chairman of Defence Forces Handball Association (DFHA) Brigadier Mboya Mwenga.
The annual KDF Handball tournament incorporates handball teams from various Unit, Formations and Bases of the Kenya Defence Forces.
In his opening remarks, Brigadier Mwenga underscored the importance of the tournament activities in grooming the soldiers physically as well as enhancing symbiotic relationships between different formations and bases.
“By bringing together teams from our various Formations and Bases, handball like any other sports discipline not only contribute towards physical fitness , but also enhances espirit de Corps in our Kenya Defence Forces”, he said.
Additionally, the Championship will enable recruiting Officers identify new talents and inject them to Kenya Defence Forces Handball teams.
The event saw defending champions Artillery Brigade beat their rival Armoured Brigade 27 points against 19 points in a thrilling openning match marking a good start of their campaign in defending the tittle. On the other hand, Engineers Brigade beat Fourth Brigade 36 against 22 points.
In the Women category, Artillery brigade ladies and the defending champions trounced their Kahawa Garrison counterparts 24 against 20 points in a highly contested match.
The eight days event will come to an end on 15th November 2022.