Sports Updates - July 9-15

By Shyat Lemoshira

The USIU-Africa Wolves faced the soccer team from the Kenya Institute of Survey and Mapping in a match that ended in a 2-2 draw on Saturday, July 9. Bol Peter scored the first goal after dribbling an opposing defender and kicked the ball to the bottom left side of the rivals’ goal post, with the second goal scored by Oliver Kilonzo. The friendly match was arranged as part of the Wolves’ preparation for the new season of the league.

On the same day, the women’s basketball team, the USIU-Africa Flames defeated the Vipers 75-22 in their match against Kisii University, where the team’s spectacular performance dazzled spectators.

The rugby team, the USIU-Africa Martials were not left out of the action as they participated in the Prinsloo Sevens in Nakuru. The Martials beat Eldoret 22-7, also defeating JKUAT 22-5. Their winning streak on day 1 was cut short by Mount Kenya University, who beat them 19-10. On the second day, the team lost to the Administration Police 7-12 during the Main Cup quarters. The Martials beat Stallions 12-7 during the 5th/6th position playoff semi-final. Unfortunately, the team lost to Kabarak University 5-20 and ultimately finished in 6th place in the tournament.

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