Cardovillis chuffed at his new role at Kenya Rugby League Federation
- Charles, 41, will be responsible for developing the league’s long term commercial plan and introducing sustainable development goals, into the Rugby leagues ecosystem.
Ex-Kenya international Charles Cardovillis has been appointed the Kenya Rugby League Federation director for commercial and special projects.
Charles, 41, will be responsible for developing the league’s long term commercial plan and introducing sustainable development goals, into the Rugby leagues ecosystem.
A manager with an excellent record in project execution and team leadership, Cardovilis is a sports enthusiast with a particular interest in rugby, with a keen eye on nurturing young emerging talents.
Charles has been involved in sports for close to 25 years contributing and serving in various different capacities.
Cardovilis is a former Kenya 7’s and 15’s international and turned out for local side Harlequins. He has also been involved in coaching local outfits like Harlequins, Kabras among others
“This is a fantastic opportunity that I could not say no to. We have been working on this project for a number of years now and the dream is now a reality.
“ I’m excited to be part of what is turning out to be a dream team with Edward Rombo and Benjamin Ayimba and others who will be coming on board in the next couple of weeks’’. ‘Rugby league will be every player’s dream’’ says Charles
According to KRLF Chairman Quicks Nyakwaka, they have “tremendous confidence in his ability to develop KRL commercial and special projects that will be of great impact and benefit to the rugby players, KRL affiliate clubs, partners and sponsors’’.
He added: “He has achieved and accomplished much as a player, coach and a project manager off the rugby pitch’’.
Kenya Rugby League Federation is in the process of strengthening its coaching and technical units, in readiness for its league kick-off and maiden international test match against South Africa later in the year.
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