The firm Managing Director Taherali Nurdin Hassanali, popularly known as Babu Nun
, says he
sponsors the tournament for youths to take part and avoid involving themselves in evil deeds. Babu Nun
is one of Coast's soccer promoters, having sponsored other tournaments in Mombasa and Lamu. He
himself was a former captain for Muslim Bhadala
which participated in the Asian League
. After retiring from playing active soccer, he was elected the Treasurer for Majengo Heroes FC and Chairman of Libati FC prior to being the Treasurer of Kenya Football Federation (KFF) Mombasa sub-branch. He was appointed the Treasurer during the 2000 East and Central Africa Club Championship Group B matches in Mombasa. He later resigned as the Treasurer of the local KFF sub-branch. He
own club called DOAL FC six years ago where he
managed to produce many talented players from Majengo area of Mvita Constituency.
After the dissolution of DOAL FC due to exodus of players pursuing greener pastures elsewhere, Babu Nun
decided to form the Under-15 tournament now in progress.
"I decided to start this tournament to help in curbing drugs, AIDS and other bad vices cropping in our estates," said the soccer promoter.He
sponsorship to Lamu by sponsoring DOAL Youth FC of Lamu.