Chris Tsyamba started playing hockey the year 1990 at St. Charles Lwanga Secondary School to 1994, in 1992 St. Charles Lwanga Secondary school emerged the winners of interschool hockey tournament. They represented Coast Province. He later joined Mombasa Institute the year 1991.
His first game was against Mombasa Youngsters and in that year M.I. won the Coast League. His first game on Astro turf at City Park Nairobi was against Karate Axiom where he scored 2 goals playing as a winger in the Cannon Assurance National Hockey League. He switched in 1997 to being a goalkeeper for his club Mombasa Institute, a position he retained until he retired.
He was called for Kenya Team Trials and made it to the Kenya National Hockey Team, selected as one of the Kenyan Goalkeepers. The team was supposed to travel to South Africa but due to financial constraints they never travelled.
In 2013 he developed a spine Injury which had nothing to do with hockey and went for surgery to India in 2014. All was well until on 11th November 2017, when Chris fell on the stairs while at work and from that date till now he has been living in a lot of pain and walks with a crutch.
Some photos of Chris Tsyamba’s hockey playing days.
The family of Mr and Mrs Fred Armittage Tsyamba humbly request you to assist their son Chris Maruti Tsyamba to travel to India for medical treatment in India.
Chris Maruti Tsyamba requires an immediate and urgent spinal surgery as he has a Bulging L4-L5 and L5-S1. If the surgery is not performed it could lead to permanent paralysis.
The amount required is USD 12,000. The family is now appealing to all relatives, friends and well-wishers to stand in prayers with the family and help financially towards the medical bill.
A Fundraiser and Prayer session has been planned towards this. Your assistance and contribution will be highly appreciated.
For more information, contact:
FRED ARMITTAGE TSYAMBA: 0726526900 or 0736526900.
VICKY KALAMBA TSYAMBA: 0724140993 or 0733742340.
MARY AUMA AMIMO: 0798027829
CHRIS MARUTI TSYAMBA: 0720617616 or 0733617616.
M-PESA PAYBILL NUMBER -303030
ABSA BANK :A/C NO:-2039927694
CHRIS MARUTI TSYAMBA