Kenyatta University has unveiled a 400 million sponsorship for the IAAF World Under-18 Championships that will be held from 12th to 16th of July at the Kasarani stadium.The university’s acting vice-chancellor Professor Paul Wainaina said that the sponsorship is part of their contribution towards the construction of the athletes’ village and warm-up track at the institution. The renovations that will upgrade the hostels to a three-star hotel status and construction of the running track are expected to be complete by the end of April. The Event’s Local Organizing Committee stated that the Government will inject an additional 700 million shillings towards the Athlete Village at Kenyatta University, which has also been selected by IAAF for construction of High Performance Training Centre that will cost over One billion shillings.
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