In the sports world, the men’s rugby team flogged Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology (JKUAT) 25-5 in the ongoing Kenya Rugby Union (KRU) Championship League on Sunday, January 28. The team will travel to Ukunda this weekend to battle out with South Coast Pirates.
The ladies hockey team beat both Sliders and Mt. Kenya University 1-0 in the ongoing Kenya Hockey Union (KHU) Women’s Premier League. However, the men’s hockey team recorded a goalless match against Kenyatta University (Ruiru).
This coming weekend, the ladies hockey team are set to meet Strathmore University and Mombasa Sport Club (MSC) in the KHU Women Premier League, as the men compete with Mt. Kenya University at JKUAT and Western Jaguars at City Park in KUSA League and the KHU Men’s Premier League respectively.
The basketball men’s basketball team recorded mixed reaction after beating Kenyatta University (Ruiru Campus) 58-39 but lost to Kenyatta University (Main Campus) 61-39 in the Kenya Universities Sports Association (KUSA) League at USIU-Africa basketball pitch.
Their female counterparts lost two matches to Kenya Ports Authority (KPA) in the Kenya Basketball Federation (KBF) at Strathmore University on Saturday, January 27 and Sunday, January 28.
The men’s basketball team will meet JKUAT and St. Paul’s University in JKUAT while the ladies meet KPA this coming weekend in the KUSA League and KBF Women’s Premier League respectively.
Both the ladies volleyball and soccer teams lost to Kenya College of Accounting (KCA) and Kenyatta University 1-3 and 0-1 respectively, in the ongoing KUSA League. This weekend the ladies volleyball team will meet JKUAT, while the ladies’ soccer team encounter Gretsa University on the same campus.
The ladies karate team clinched 3rd position, while their male counterparts secured the 4th position after Mt. Kenya University, Kenyatta University and St. Paul’s University in the karate kata competition. The ladies team further emerged 2nd, as the men clinched the 3rd position in karate kumite competitions respectively in the ongoing KUSA Nairobi Karate Conference.
In tae-kwon-do, the men’s team won 4 gold, 1 silver and 2 bronze medals to place them in the 1st position, while the ladies team emerged 2nd with 2 silver medals. Thus USIU-Africa-Africa emerged first runners-up in the KUSA Nairobi Tae-kwon-do Conference.
Mixed results for sports teams in weekend action
- Written by Dan Muchai