Kenyan Kho-Kho Federation Treasurer Mr Asani Kanti
Kho-Kho is not only a game but a passion, morality, sacrifice and hope of a
player who never wants anything in return that reflects true love towards the
game. Kho-Kho, the ancestral game of India which demands low budget played
by almost every Indian in its school time is in a flying mood to cover miles
across the globe in less time. It is spreading across the world as various
countries are approaching KKFI, IKKF and AKKF to follow this game in a fast mode.
Asani Kanti is a treasurer of Kenyan Kho-Kho Federation who is working very
hard to nurture the talent of Kenyan athletes towards Kho-Kho.
Moreover, Kho-Kho is thriving across the planet with the declaration of
Ultimate Kho Kho league during Burman lead Dabur and KKFI agreement and
acceptance of Kho-Kho in the next Asian Games and lots of International
tournaments and International Coaching Camps by KKFI experts.
Q1.What are your views about Kho-Kho?
Ans. Yes, Kho-Kho is a popular game invented in India. It is played by many
countries but to us, we want to make it better in the world and be recognized
by another country that we can perfect it like it’s our own game and that is
what passion we have in it.
Q2. How players are showing interest in Kho-Kho?
Ans. We have a lot of people showing interest in the game because our background
Q3. Who is the man behind Kho-Kho in Kenya?
Ans. His name is Jacob as the President of Kenya Kho-Kho Federation.
Q4. Tell me about Kho-Kho in Kenya?
Ans. Kho-Kho has taken the track here in Kenya as players are looking to join
Due to Covid-19 pandemics schools are closed here and we are looking to form
new clubs and introduce in schools after opening of schools.
Q5. Name the coaches who attended the 1st International Coaching
Camp under the aegis of KKFI, AKKF and IKKF?
Q6. What are your plans for Kho-Kho in coming months?
Ans. Our main plan is once our country will open for sports activity we want to
do tv broadcasting and awareness and we will host a local friendly tournament
As then we will look for local sponsors who can host a tournament. As
currently, we have formed around 3 clubs but still need around 5 to 6 clubs so
we have a bit more competition.
Q7. What is your Qualification??
Q8. What is the practise routine of Kenyan Kho-Kho Players?
Ans. We normally practise every day in the early morning
Q9. Kho-Kho is a game of real Discipline. What do you say about this?
Ans. Usually, we are training them with 2-hour work out with 1 hour physical
Q10. What type of Diet usually Kenyan Kho-Kho player take?
Ans. Currently, we are just taking staple food.
Q11. What is your message on International Yoga Day?
Ans. Yoga is all about creating a balance in your life. It is about balancing your
senses, balancing your body, soul and mind in order to live healthily and live in
peace. Wishing you a peaceful and healthy life on International Yoga Day.
Happy Yoga Day to Kho-Kho family.