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HAMISI MOHAMED. | COURTESY

Kenyan coach Hamisi Mohamed has won a public vote determining the winner of Arsenal’s  Future Stars programme.

Competing against five other youth football coaches from across Africa, Hamisi secured over 35% of the votes to win the chance to train with coaches from Arsenal Soccer Schools.

Hamisi will now prepare to travel to London to attend a customized training programme to support him in building a legacy of positive social impact through football in Kenya.

Hamisi Mohamed, known locally as Coach Kaka, is one of the founders of Young Talents Soccer Academy, a mixed academy in Embul Bul, Ngong.

The academy aims to help children to succeed both on and off the pitch.

“We use the power of football to address social issues, to teach them life skills. We want them to learn to respect themselves, to know the effects of drug abuse, the effects of violence and crime,” says Hamisi.

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