Wednesday, January 12, 2011
Kenyan Joab Odera Blazing The Trail In USA
Former Kenyan school tennis champion trailing blaze in U.S.
NAIROBI, Jan. 11 (Xinhua)-- Many young Kenyans leave the country to study in overseas universities on sports scholarships and that is the last time they are heard by the public .
However, that is not the case for former national schools tennis champion Joab Odera who spoke to Xinhua about his studies and tennis exploits in the United States
"A lot of people leave the country for studies in faraway lands and that is the last time the public hears of them. I want the society to know about my tennis and other spheres of life," the 21-year old Odera said in Nairobi when Xinhua caught up with him recently during the long vacation.