Six players from Makongeni Sports Association have been handed a chance to pursue their secondary school education at St. Peters Mumias.
Clinton Ochieng, Austin Omondi, Emmanuel Baraka, Cygan Otieno and Stephene Abash will join form one after having completed Kenya Certificate of Primary Education exams in 2017.
Neville Orao on the other hand is set to join form two.
St. Peters’ new Principal Cosmas Nabongolo who has previous served at St. Anthony Kitale is keen to improve the school's football team, with the institution better known for rugby.
He has kicked off his bid by acquiring the six players have been with Makongeni’s under 15 squad.
“We bid goodbye to some of our U15 players who were lucky to get football scholarships to pursue their secondary education at St.Peters Mumias Boys High school. The boys traveling to Mumias are Neville Orao, Clinton Ochieng, Austin Omondi, Emmanuel Baraka, Cygan Otieno and Stephen Abash. Neville Orao is joining Form 2 while the rest are joining Form 1 after sitting for their KCPE exams last year," Makongeni Sports Association posted.
The school will be hoping to emulate Kakamega High school that has dominated football in the region in the past years.