The sports sector in the country is among the departments that brings a lot of revenue for the country. Putting into consideration the country’s prowess on excelling in sports such as rugby and athletics. This is set to go even a notch higher as the conditions laid out for all sports participants are set to get better facilities to improve the quality of the sports in the country.
The recently presented 2015/2016 Budget took the sports sector in the country to a whole new level of improvements and income earning. This was after the Treasury Cabinet Secretary Henry Rotich announced that Sh1.8 billion had been set aside for construction of additional stadiums in Nairobi, Eldoret and Mombasa.
The specified amount will be used for the nurturing of sports talents today and bettering the level of sports in the country. He mentioned the sports sector as having been the biggest marketer for the country and cited that the fame giving talent should be appreciated.
The stadium to be set up in Eldoret will have a track for athletics, facilities for rugby and football and also a gymnasium for indoor sports.
The Mombasa stadium is set to be built in Shanzu and its main focus is on athletics, football and water sports. The stadium to be set up in Nairobi on the other hand will be primarily for rugby
The onset of the projects is however not specified for a certain date but the project is set to boost sports tourism.