USIU-Africa emerge winners in hockey and swimming, Kenyatta University crowned overall winner at the Inaugural NAKUSA-Nairobi conference Womens Championships

USIU-Africa emerged winners in hockey and swimming competitions at the Inaugural Kenya University Sports Association-Nairobi Conference (NAKUSA) Women’s Championships held at USIU-Africa Campus. USIU-Africa’s Melissa Wambugu and Lynn Mtumbi were among the best players in tennis and hockey respectively.

Kenyatta University emerged as the overall top university followed by Mount Kenya University while hosts USIU-Africa emerged third overall.

Mount Kenya University beat Kenyatta University 1-0 in the football category while Kenyatta University beat St. Paul’s University by 3 sets to 0 to emerge tops. In the hockey tournament, USIU-Africa topped their group with 10 points recording 3 wins and 1 draw.

The event was held to celebrate International Women’s Day through sports under the theme, ‘breaking the bias through sports wellness’ saw a total of 10 universities competing in various disciplines including soccer, volleyball, basketball, netball, hockey and handball.

“It has been an honor to host the inaugural edition of this tournament which showcases women’s talents and promotes gender equality through sports. We hope that this annual event will bring together women in sports and these talents will be exposed and grow to be professionals who will represent their universities and even the country at the highest level,” said Hilda Indasi, sports coordinator at USIU-Africa.

Institutions that participated in the championships included USIU-Africa, Kenyatta University, St. Paul’s University, Mount Kenya University, Gretsa University, African Nazarene University, Kiriri Women’s University, Daystar University, Zetech University and KCA University.

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