Machakos’ Gelian Hotel are Kabeberi 7s 2018 hospitality sponsors

Mwamba Rugby Club has today signed up a sponsorship deal with Machakos’ Gelian Hotel as the hospitality partner in this year’s Kabeberi 7s to be held on 17th-19th, August 2018 in Machakos.

The sponsorship will go towards hospitality at the event as well as accommodation of various teams. Gelian Hotel has previously partnered with various stakeholders in hosting various sporting activities such as rugby and football in the bustling town.


Commenting on the partnership, Gelian Hotel’s Director, Mr. Anthony Makau observed that there is a natural interdependence between sports and the hospitality industry. “It is in this light that we have gone  beyond to exemplify this by supporting local sports and athletes. The integral role of sports in this country’s economic development cannot be over emphasized and it is our hope that various key players in the hospitality industry will get involved in supporting the local sports arena.”


He further stated that Gelian Hotel’s sponsorship to Kabeberi 7’s is an opportunity to celebrate the contribution of our sportsmen to our country, as well as to show appreciation to the legends that crown our country through exciting and meaningful kick-off events. “This year’s theme is Legends Unplugged and we feel honoured and proud to be part of the celebrations acknowledging the contribution of people like Eddie Rombo, Humprey Kayange, Collins Injera among others,” he said.

The George Mwangi Kabeberi Memorial Sevens, popularly known as the Kabeberi Sevens, was first played in 1986 to commemorate the passing away of the charismatic George Mwangi Kabeberi, one of the founding members of the Mwamba club.

Over the years, the significance of the tournament has been expanded to honour departed club members, including recently departed Leeroy Okara, Absalom “Bimbo” Mutere, Abedeen Shikoyi, and Jimmy Owino and lately Victor Wayodi among others.The 2018  edition of the Kabeberi Sevens is scheduled to be played  on august  17-19th 2018  at Kenyatta Stadium, Machakos.


The Gelian Hotel

Situated in Machakos County the Gelian Hotel is elegantly designed with comfort, style and class. The Gelian Hotel is  located in the center of Machakos Town. Elegant décor, spacious rooms and a professional team ensure that you will have a luxurious and comfortable stay.

The hotel is ideally located 5 minutes near Machakos Peoples park and Machakos Golf Club. The hotel has a panoramic view of the Machakos county and the surrounding beautiful mountain range. The picturesque view can be best seen from our presidential and ambassadorial rooms on the eighth floor that offers a birds eye view of the remarkable county landscapes.

As the only premier  hotel in Machakos, the HOTEL OFFERS a wide range of services to cater for business and leisure travelers.

More information on Kabeberi 7s event, vending and branding opportunities call Anthony Karanja on +254 725 306416 or email  at;

You can also contact  Enoch Kyalo or call 0727781154

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