Kajiado will soon have the first modern and state stadium in Ngong after the county government led by
the governor, Dr.David Nkedienye officially attended its ground breaking in Ngong.
The stadium which will cost over 200 million will be constructed by York investment (E.A) limited and
will facilitate training for many county sportsmen and women with amazing sporting talents in Kajiado
Speaking during the ground breaking at the stadium the governor said the project will benefit the sports
men and the county in general.
“This is a flagship project and will help our sport men and women perfect their talents in rugby,
football, athletics, volleyball, swimming pools and many others fields and this will improve our
performance as a county in sports. This will also benefit the county government because many athletics
will come to train here with many events will be held around Ngong.” Said the governor.
The governor also warned those grabbing public land saying he will not accept that.
“Some people are grabbing lands and had even put bicons in the stadium, forget that because my
government will not allow people to take public land because where will our children play.” said
The Governor also ordered the contractor to use the local residents during the construction.
“We want our local people to benefit from this project and we want them to be used in the construction
because they are capable, we don’t want people from other areas to come here while we have the
required labour.” Noted the governor
Kajiado County athletic coach Joel Sankale says this is good news for many athletics.
“This is really good news for our athletics, many of them lack the required training and with this project
their performance will intensify. They will also get the exposure from other sport men outside counties
and this will raise our standards.” Said Sankale.
Kikanae Masharen one of the athletics training in Ngong said the stadium is strategically good for
“The stadium has been built at the right place because the weather here is good for training because it
varies and many top athletics train here because it’s also near to the capital Nairobi. “Said Kikanae.
David Ochieng a footballer in Ngong also added that the sports will also be boosted by the stadium.
“We will also get a chance to play with the top teams in the league and in future we will be able to host
TheGovernor had earlier launch the construction of the parking bay in Ngong.