Junior Golf Foundation Celebrates Success of Kenyan Teams at All Africa Junior Golf Championship


The Junior Golf Foundation is thrilled to announce the outstanding performance of the Kenyan boys and girls teams at the recent All Africa Junior Golf Championship held in South Africa from April 23rd to 26th, 2024.

Despite stiff competition, the Kenyan teams showcased remarkable skill and determination, securing impressive placements in the tournament. The girls’ team clinched the 2nd position, while the boys’ team secured a commendable 4th place finish. Their achievements are a testament to their hard work, dedication, and passion for the sport.

Accompanied by their esteemed coaches, John Liefland and John Wangai, the teams represented Kenya with pride and sportsmanship throughout the championship. Their exceptional performance reflects the unwavering support and guidance provided by the Junior Golf Foundation. 

The team of Boys included;

1. Krish Beiju Shah- 17 years – Muthaiga Golf Club

2. Andrew Wahome- 18 years – Nyali Golf and Country Club

3. Junaid Manji- 16 years – Muthaiga Golf Club

4. Kevin Anyien- 18 years – Golf Park, Golf Club

While the Girls Team had;

1. Chanelle Wangari – 17 years – Vetlab Sports Club

2. Bianca Ngecu – 15 years – Muthaiga Golf Club and

3. Audrey Gachora – 14 years – Muthaiga Golf Club

Preparation played a crucial role in the success of the teams, as they underwent an intensive two-month training camp to hone their skills and enhance their competitive edge. The Foundation’s commitment to nurturing young talent and providing them with the necessary resources and opportunities has undoubtedly contributed to this remarkable achievement.

“We are incredibly proud of the girls and boys teams for their outstanding performance at the All Africa Junior Golf Championship,” said Junior Golf Foundation President Regina Gachora who had also accompanied the team “Their dedication, perseverance, and sportsmanship have truly exemplified the values of the Junior Golf Foundation. We extend our heartfelt congratulations to the teams, coaches, and everyone involved in this remarkable achievement.”

The Junior Golf Foundation remains steadfast in its mission to cultivate a thriving golfing community in Kenya and empower young athletes to reach their full potential on and off the course. The success of the Kenyan teams at the All Africa Junior Golf Championship serves as a source of inspiration for aspiring golfers across the nation.

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