Logistics worries eased as NOCK and CFAO enter into partnership


The national Olympic Committee of Kenya,NOC-K has entred into a 2 month partnership with automotive distributor, CFAO Mobility Kenya.

The partnership will ease transportation and logistics costs for the Olympic committee which will see the automotive distributor provide 2 – 37-seaterMercedes Buses, 2 Toyota Hilux Pick-Ups, 1 Volks Wagen Tiguan, and 1 Suzuki Grand Vitara which will be available for 2 months.

The technical team and the athletes will use the vehicles for their training as well as transportation in and around the country.

National Olympic Committee  president Paul Tergat said the partnership is timely with team Kenya gearing up for the Olympic games.

“We are thrilled to partner with CFAO Mobility, the largest mobility solutions provider, in this commendable initiative. The vehicles will be instrumental for athletes, delegates, and stakeholders as we prepare rigorously for the Olympics in Paris. This partnership underscores the crucial role of corporate support for our sportsmen and women. This sponsorship is more than just a commitment; it is a celebration of the synergy between elite athletic performance and the dedication to the contribution to the success of our national team,” noted NOC-K President, Paul Tergat.

CFAO Mobility Kenya Managing Director Arvinder Reel noted that their move to support the Olympic bound team was out of their association with meritocracy and success.

“We are incredibly proud to support the 2024 Kenya Olympic team as they prepare to compete on the world stage. The Olympic Games represent the pinnacle of athletic achievement and embody the values of hard work, dedication, and the pursuit of excellence. These are the same principles that drive CFAO Mobility Kenya in our pursuit to creating the next generation of athletic stars.”

Athletics Kenya selected a squad of 35 athletes during the national trials held a fortnight a go and declared themselves ready for the championship.

Africa record holder Ferdinand Omanyala headlines the list of the medal prospects at the Paris Games.

Other notable names picked in the Kenyan squad include 400m sensation  Zablon Ekwam double world champion  Faith Kipyegon a well as long distance running  legend Eliud Kipchoge.

The 2024 Paris Olympics is set to  kick off from July 26 – August 11, 2024, in France.

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