Intense competition was witnessed last weekend when our various sports teams emerged the best in different tournaments and leagues they took part in.
The Cricket team emerged the first in the Universities Cricket Tournament organized by the Nairobi Provincial Cricket Association (NCPCA) at the Ruaraka Sports Club. Both the men’s and ladies’ hockey teams defeated Wananchi men and women from Uganda to win the Hope Sports Uganda Hockey Tournament in Lugogo, Uganda.
In addition, our men’s teakwood team scooped the 1st position while their female counterparts clinched the second position in the 2nd Kenya University Sports Association (KUSA) indoor championship at USIU-Africa.
The men’s rugby team thrashed Catholic University of Eastern Africa (CUEA) 19-10 in the ongoing Kenya Rugby Union (KRU) Championship that took place at the rugby pitch. The team will host Egerton University this weekend.
The ladies basketball team crushed Daystar University 38-11 while the men’s team lost to Mt. Kenya University 34-42 in the second leg of KUSA League. The ladies will meet Jomo Kenyatta University of Science and Technology (JKUAT), Kenyatta University and Mt. Kenya University as the men battle out with Daystar University and JKUAT at JKUAT this weekend.
The men’s soccer team secured a 1-0 win against Mt. Kenya University while their female counterparts lost by a similar margin (0-1) against Daystar University in the KUSA League. The men are set to meet.
Mt. Kenya University and Daystar University on Saturday, March 3 and 4 respectively at JKUAT, while the ladies play against JKUAT and Mt. Kenya University at the same venue.
Still, in the KUSA League, the ladies volleyball team beat Daystar University 3-2 on Saturday, February 24 at Kenyatta University. The ladies will travel to JKUAT this weekend to play against Getsa University and Kenyatta University on Saturday, March 3 and Mt. Kenya University and St. Paul’s University on Sunday, March 4.
The Karate men emerged third in Kata and Kumite while the ladies clinched the second position in Kumite and third position in Kata in the 2nd KUSA Karate Indoor Championship at USIU-Africa. Both teams will compete in the 3rd KUSA Karate Indoor Championship playoffs and finals on March 17 and 18 at Kenyatta University and USIU-Africa respectively
- Written by Victor Mshindi