Uganda Christian University crowned 3X3 Varsity challenge winners

Taigu Muchiri

The third edition of the continental universities 3x3 basketball tournament known as the Afro-Varsity 3 X 3 challenge was held on April 27 and 28, 2019 at the USIU-Africa basketball court. Uganda Christian University (UCU) emerged winners in both the men’s and women’s categories. In the men’s final, UCU Canons defeated the Institute of Entrepreneurship and Management (ISEG) 14-13 in a closely contested encounter while the women’s finals, the UCU Canons defeated ISEG 13-8 points.

The event attracted a total of twelve teams from Africa. Two teams from South Africa were be represented by Stellenbosch University and University of Johannesburg, Senegal was represented by the International University of African Diasporas (UNIDAF) and the Institute of Entrepreneurship and Management (ISEG), while Uganda was represented by Makere University, Ndejje University and Uganda Christian University. Kenya was represented by five universities drawn from Kisii University, Technical University, University of Nairobi, Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology and USIU-Africa.

This event was organized by the Federation of Africa University Sports (FASU) and hosted by Kenya University Sports Association (KUSA).

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