Sports Update - December 2

By Shyat Lemoshira

Team Mashujaa beat Greensharks 1-0 on Saturday, November 26 in a KHU Premier League match in City Park Stadium thanks to a last minute goal from Justin Kiplimo. That makes 3 wins from the hockey men’s last home matches.

Team Spartans, the hockey ladies team, had a Kenya University Sports Association (KUSA) match against Daystar on Saturday, November 26 at the USIU-Africa hockey court in which they conquered them with a 6-0 win. In addition, they defeated Sliders 2-0 on the same day in a Kenya Hockey Union (KHU) Premier League match at City Park Stadium. Spartans then drew against Amira 0-0 in another KHU Premier League match on Sunday, November 27.

The USIU-Africa Flames, the basketball ladies team, traveled once again to Butere for a Kenya Basketball Federation (KBF) league away match in which they beat Butere Girls High School 72-24 on Sunday, November 27.

USIU-Africa Martials, the rugby men’s team, traveled to Mombasa for match day 1 of the Kenya Rugby Union (KRU) Championship. They faced the South Coast Pirates away on Saturday, November 26 and lost 32-24.

Moreover, they will be playing against Nondies on Saturday, December 3 at 2pm at the USIU-Africa Rugby pitch which will be their home game of the season. Come and cheer the Martials as they seek to be at the pinnacle of the KRU championship.

The USIU-Africa Wolves, the men’s soccer men, played against Jomo Kenyatta University of Science and Technology (JKUAT) on Sunday, November 27 at the USIU-Africa soccer pitch. Unfortunately, they lost 0-3 to their opponents at full time.

The USIU-Africa Falcons, the soccer ladies team, played against MKU on the same day and venues as the Wolves and lost 0-3 to MKU.

The volleyball ladies’ team had two KUSA matches against Saint Paul’s University and Daystar on Saturday, November 26 at the USIU-Africa volleyball court. They lost 0-3 to SPU: 3-25, 10-25 and 13-25 in all sets. Furthermore, the team also lost to Daystar 0-3 but gave a splendid fight with 15-25, 18-25 and 21-25 in all sets.

The volleyball men contested against team Daystar in a thrilling match with the score ultimately ending 0-3 to the rivals’ favor. The scores in each set were 16-25, 17-25 and 19-25.

The handball team played against their counterparts from JKUAT on Sunday, November 27 and lost 38-2.

The Hurricanes, the netball team, faced team Mount Kenya University (MKU) on Sunday, November 27 on the USIU-Africa netball court and lost 28-6.

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