By Jackline Chirchir

The USIU-Africa soccer basketball, hockey and handball team showcased grit and sweat in the recently held Kenya University Sports Association (KUSA) Nairobi tournaments that took place on over the past weekend.

USIU-Africa’s women’s and men’s basketball team emerged victorious in all their matches against the other teams and their strength and determination featured prominently. The men’s soccer team beat Pan African University 3-2 and proceeded to the next level where they beat Mount Kenya University 2-0 on the 8th October and the women’s team beat Mount Kenya University with a win of 1-0.

In Hockey, USIU-Africa’s men’s and women’s team ruled supreme on the pitch and showcased great team work with a win of 26-29 against Kenyatta University Ruiru Campus and 3-1 against Mount Kenya University respectively.

“The games were a tight contest as all sides battled in the hunt of scores. Our teams have been preparing and the coaches have ensured they were ready and alert. The wins were ours from the beginning,” said USIU-Africa’s assistant sports coordinator Celestine Miriam. 

USIU-Africa’ men’s basketball team also managed to emerge winners with a win of 33-32 against Kenyatta University while their female counterparts lost to Kenyatta University 26-29.

In other sports the handball team cut their losses of 9-25 to Kenyatta University Ruiru.