The 10th edition of the Chris Onguso annual tournament kicked off at Chavavo High School in Vihiga County yesterday.
Speaking during the launch, former AFC Leopards player Evans Kadenge said the youth should take the opportunity to expose themselves to the world since they have the opportunity of being able to play for Premier League clubs.
He said there is a lot of talent at the grassroots and urged not only Premier League clubs but also National Super League and Division One teams to grace the tournament and pick players.
Started by former Kenyan National Football League club Nakuru Police FC player Christopher Onguso in 2011, the tournament has expanded from four to 48 teams.
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Onguso, now Chief Inspector of Police, said he started the tournament to nurture talent in Vihiga County.
“The tournament has been taking place every end year with the prime objective of giving back to the community and promoting sports,” Onguso said.
The annual tournament attracts teams from Vihiga County.