May 18, 2022

Kenya’s Police shooters are second world best in a south African tournament

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Africa’s biggest rifle shooting championship came to a close last evening, with the Police team representing Kenya clinching the second position, in a competitive outing that brought together shooters from across the world.
Our players effectively applied the marksmanship principles clinching point after another, to finish second in the 84th South African Bisley Championships, behind hosts South Africa.

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The Kenyan flag took its pride of place among those from countries that boast of more experienced and established teams such as Canada, Britain, Australia and New Zealand among others.

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Shooters from Kenya Police and DCI represented the country in the hotly contested competitions.
Our very own detectives Alfred Njoka, Philip Kipchumba and sensation marksman Elphas Ngetich who made it to the finals, led the onslaught in Kenya’s quest for gold. But the South Africans who had the home advantage over our boys snatched the win narrowly. They however left the range ‘limping’ from our offensive.

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Other players from the Kenyan team included Corporal Priscillah Wangui, a musketry specialist from the National Police College Main Campus – Kiganjo, and a distinguished shooter who is a recipient of the Order of the Grand Warrior (OGW).

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