Makokha storm to golf quarters as Deaf Golf Federation to Introduce ladies and children – DAILY SPORT


Kenya’s Deaf golfing consultant player Isaac Makokha has stormed to the quarters of the ongoing Deaflympic Video games in Brazil.

At the very same time, the Deaf Golfing Federation are in sophisticated phases of plans to introduce the sport among the Deaf females and small children.

Kenya Golf Deaf Federation president Daniel Ogembo declared on the sidelines of the crew stroke enjoy wherever Kenya was represented by star Isaac Makokha, Gilbert Alikula although Adan Wario dropped out simply because of personal injury.

Ogembo who spoke at the Caxias Do Sul Golfing System mentioned: “When we go again to Kenya, we want to start out a system for the females. Appropriate now, we only have gentlemen in this article, we sense like it is important to include women so that following time we have far more girls turning into golfers,” Ogembo stated.

“We need to have gender balance mainly because some nations around the world have brought ladies. This opposition has been a understanding encounter.”

He additional: “We want to begin a teaching plan for junior Deaf golfers and we are going to companion with some faculties.”

His sentiments were echoed by mentor Vincent Wang’ombe who is also the Kenya Golfing Union’s chief govt officer. “We need to get much more Deaf golfers taking part in this video game.”

“We want Deaf kids to start out taking part in whilst younger. We have started a software with Isaac to train Deaf youngsters,” included Wang’ombe.

Regrettably, Wario pulled out of the competitors owing to personal injury when Alikula was eliminated right after stroke perform.

Makokha sophisticated to the quarterfinal phase which will be now match-engage in to the close of competition.

Wario experienced a deep minimize on the finger on the last working day of instruction before the 1st round of competition.

He pulled out of competition in gap 14 because of to abnormal bleeding after the wound opened up.

Wang’ombe and Wario backed Makokha to win a medal for the country.

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