The kenyan premier league season is still a long way off returning to normality as the novel coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic continues to wreak havoc in the sporting world.
Kenyan footballers have been in self isolation for weeks, heeding to the Ministry of Health’s directive and guidelines prohibiting public gatherings and players now have to maintain their fitness from the comfort of their own homes.
As this happens, top tier side Wazito FC, have resorted to the use of technology; using the Global Positioning System (GPS) tracker to monitor how players maintain their fitness as they go through their work outs that are sent to them through their WhatsApp group.
Its a GPS-based system . It allows me to check on the players Overall fitness levels , Recovery times , distance covered in KM , fastest Speeds and much more . I can share this data with the players to improve there fitness and understanding of training . It also helps us to plan individual fitness programs for the players . – TECH. BENCH
With all football activities grounded in the country, players will have to wait for the authorities go ahead when it will be safe to return to the pitches.