TFF lauds Filbert Bayi School for promoting sports

28Nov 2017
Joseph Mchekadona
The Guardian
TFF lauds Filbert Bayi School for promoting sports

TANZANIA Football Federation (TFF) has hailed Filbert Bayi School for investing a lot in sports, saying it will go a long way in producing top players for the country.

Michael Wambura

TFF Vice President, Michael Wambura, said he visited the school premises in Coast Region and found that the school has made a lot of investment in sports infrastructure.

Wambura, who was one of the guests of honour in a pre-school graduation and annual parents' day held at the school last weekend, said he is hopeful that the school will soon start producing top athletes not only in not only athletics but also other sporting activities.

"I have visited the school premises where I found that the management has invested a lot in sports infrastructure, it’s good for the development of sports in the country, I expect to see top sportsmen come from the school,” he said.

Filbert Bayi, who is one of the school's directors, assured parents and guardians that his school put much emphasis on both academic and sports, saying sports have helped many people live decently.

"We will make sure that pupils and students are getting good education both academic and sports, we are happy that in the years we have been operating Filbert Bayi School, we have managed to produced top athletes who have represented the country in both local and international events,” he said.

The school's pupils and students showed their skills in singing and dancing both traditional and new genre songs.

Athletes from the school performed well in the East Africa U-18 championship, which took place in Dar es Salaam early this year, collecting 10 medals out of 18 won by the hosts.

Some of Filbert Bayi School's athletes who exhibit exceptional performance in the East Africa U-18 championship include Bitrina Michael and Dorcas Boniface.

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