The Kenya Canoe Group is lastly in Spain for coaching in preparation for African Slalom Canoe Qualifiers to be held on March 20 and 21.
The group – made up of children Samwel Muturi, Levis Karanja, Daniel Murithii Chomba – is accompanied by coach Titus Mukundi and travelled on Tuesday.
They had been initially set to journey final Saturday however couldn’t board their flight as a result of visas issued to them by the Spanish Embassy in Nairobi having restricted territorial validity, which suggests they may not transit via Amsterdam as was their itinerary.
The Worldwide Canoe Federation (ICF) and the Kenya Rowing and Canoe Affiliation had organised for a fast visa to get the group to journey as quick as attainable, as they had been earlier scheduled to journey on March 14, and the Spanish Embassy processed these in a brief interval.
Group Kenya’s Chef de Mission Waithaka Kioni conveyed his full assist to the group.