Nairobi: Spectator Sports
Spectator sports in Nairobi is heavily influenced by the British influence on the country from previous years. Polo matches at Jamhuri Park and horse racing at the Ngong Race Track are popular betting events.
Cricket is very popular in Nairobi during the summer months. Matches at the Gymkhana, Premier Simba and Aga Khan Grounds draw huge crowds. Nairobi boasts of strong rugby teams as well making it a sought after sport. The most popular of all spectator sport however is football (soccer) which draw crowds the year through. Matches are played at the Nyayo National Stadium and at the Moi International Sports Centre.
The Motor Rally takes place in April and starts and ends in Nairobi.