• As part of the 20-year celebration, both the Super 8 Premier and Division One clubs were appreciated for their gallant and exceptional performance.
• Top honours in the Super 8 Premier League went to Melta Kabiria who were the Super 8 winners with Githurai All-Stars taking the second position and Technical University of Kenya (TUK) third.
Extreme Sports Limited on celebrated 20 years since the league was launched in an event that saw them award clubs from the Super 8 Premier and Division One sides.
At the same time, Extreme Sports founder and chief executive, Hussein Mohammed, hinted at the return of the league in 2024 with the incorporation of potential partners.
“We are looking forward to expanding the potential of having more partners into the game and increasing the value of the tournament as well as having a wider community outreach through the game. We want to see the players have a sense of belonging in conjunction with the fans,” Hussein said.
As part of the 20-year celebration, both the Super 8 Premier and Division One clubs were appreciated for their gallant and exceptional performance.
Fly Skyward Express and Garane & Somane Advocates donated a kitty of Sh 1.2 million in support of the Extreme Sports agenda in nurturing football at the grassroots.
Top honours in the Super 8 Premier League went to Melta Kabiria who were the Super 8 Premier League winners with Githurai All Stars taking second position and Technical University of Kenya (TUK) third.
uSuper 8 Division One saw Leads United scoop the top honors as the winners of the league with the first runners-up prize going to Deportivo of Ongata Rongai. Kisa All-Stars came in second.
Hussein further thanked all those who had supported Super 8 for the two decades it has been active and asked for their continued support.
“As we look back on two decades of breathtaking action and look forward to the future, it's a moment to appreciate the memories, the friendships formed, and the unforgettable experiences that have made Super 8 an integral part of Kenya’s sports history. Cheers to 20 years, and here’s to many more thrilling moments to come,” he added.
Mohammed Omar from Fly Skyward said it has been a thrill to partner with Super 8 and looked to continue the journey together as Super 8 cultivates football at the grassroots.
“We are thrilled by our partnership with the Super 8 league and look at having a long journey with the league in the promotion and development of grassroots football,” he said.
Other big names in attendance during the Extreme Sports milestone were EALA MP Hon. Hassan Omar Hassan, Dagorreti South MP Hon.John Kiarie, and Jubilee Holding director of marketing and sales, Caroline Ndungu.
Among the players who have successfully launched their football careers stemming from their involvement with Super 8 include former Harambee stars captain Victor Wanyama, Gor Mahia’s goalkeeper trainer Boniface Oluoch, former Gor Mahia winger Innocent Mutiso, Tuskers’s Brian Bwire and AFC duo of Kayci Odhiambo and Lewis Bandi.