Canada fast food company Tim Hortons surprised Kenya’s only ice hockey team by flying them to Toronto to play a competitive game.
The 12 members of the Kenya Ice Lions met top ice hockey players, Sidney Crosby and Nathan MacKinnon.
The team has been training in the only rink in Kenya, which is located inside a top hotel the capital, Nairobi.
It is mostly used for pleasure skating, but a few years ago workers at the Canadian embassy began showing up with sticks and pucks and teaching Kenyans about the sport, Toronto Sun reports.
The Kenyans played an exhibition match against a team of firefighters.
Watch highlights of their trip in the video below:
First Published 17.10.18: https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/live/world-africa-45861388
Help Keep The Faith deliver hope to global Christians during the coronavirus period
For 15 years, Keep The Faith's team of volunteers have provided our Christian journalism for free, and kept it open for everyone.
The coronavirus disease is affecting all global communities. Christians and people of faith all over the world are looking to our faith for answers during these troubling times. As more people fall ill with Covid-19 or go into self-quarantine over the next few days, we expect our visitors to grow even further.
Your gifts are so important to our future, and any donation will help. 100% of your gifts will be used to continue providing our services for free to help those who are in need of God's Word during these difficult times.
So please, continue to support us and everyone looking for hope. Partner with us in this journey together.