Re: Invitation to participate in the TYSA Wasichana Tunaweza Open Football Tournament 2011 I am writing to you on behalf of Trans-nzoia Youth Sports Association (TYSA).We are is a leading not for profit Community Based Organization delivering valued based sports programmes. TYSA endeavours to mould a Responsible, Informed and Active citizen by Inspiring and Empowering Young People to develop knowledge, skills and their status by increasingly exposing them to sports, education, training, Reproductive Health and livelihood opportunities. We will be arranging ‘TYSA Wasichana Tunaweza Football Tournament’ for girls on Saturday May 28th 2011. The venue for this tournament will be at the TYSA sport ground in Sinyereri, along Sibanga –Kapsara Road near Sinyereri Primary School. The tournament will attract mostly girls school teams from Trans-nzoia, West Pokot and Marakwet Counties. We are asking teams to confirm their participation by close of business on Tuesday 24th May 2011, thereafter; we shall not accept any new applications. The draw will be done on Wednesday 25th and immediately the fixtures will be communicated on phone to the schools. We have attached the Terms and Conditions of the tournament.
This is our second edition of implementation of the Tournament, the first edition was last December 2010 where teams Kilifi and Lodwar participated - and it is steadily improving and growing, with more teams confirming for the third edition in December. Our focus is on quality - as opposed to quantity. The basic objective here is "empowerment of Girls through sports". Sport is the tool and this year we are expanding this to include girls in secondary schools. The platform provided is then infused with the provision of awareness building on the following: HIV/AIDs , Sexual Reproductive Health and story telling
These thematic areas will be focused through close and candid open forum held during the tournament and facilitated by qualified personnel. All participants (Players) are required to attend the sessions before going to the field to play. We believe you will find this a great opportunity to offer the girls a chance to participate as well as build their resilience on cross –cutting social issues. Should you need further information please contact the undersigned. Yours Sincerely Gichuki Francis