Sports Update - November 11

By Shyat Lemoshira

The Tigers, the basketball men’s team, had a Kenya University Sports Association (KUSA) match against Daystar on Saturday, November 5. They fortunately defeated them 45 to 35, with special credit to Pacific Muneza, Vitumbiko Mponela and Maremba for great offensive and defensive performances. Moreover, the Tigers have a Kenya Basketball Federation (KBF) division 1 league matches against Neosasa Morans and Blazers on Saturday, November 12 at 4pm and Sunday, November 13 at 12pm respectively.
The Flames, the basketball ladies team, traveled and played against Butere on Saturday, November 5, where they clobbered their opponents 90-47. Furthermore, the ladies also have 2 KBF division 1 league games.

The USIU-Africa Martials clashed against Catholic University of Eastern Africa in game 2 of the Floodlit rugby tournament on Saturday, November 5 on Rugby Football Union of East Africa (RFUEA) grounds. Charles Kuka made a last minute conversion to give the Martials a glorifying win of 32-31 CUEA. What a tremendous match for the team! The sports department wishes them all the best in the finals in which they will be playing against Nakuru University on Saturday, November 12 in the evening.

The volleyball men faced team Mount Kenya University (MKU) on Sunday, November 6 in Thika High Chapel. They lost all 3 sets: 11-25, 15-25 and 17-25. The volleyball men have been trying well in their last matches and urge to keep the spirit up.

The volleyball ladies played against Kenya College of Accountancy (KCA) on the same day and venue. The team has greatly improved despite losing 0-3: 23-25, 24-26 and 26-28. The team has a single KUSA match on Sunday, November 13, against KU.

The Hurricanes faced Kenyatta University on Saturday, November 5 at Thika High Chapel. They managed to obtain their objective of getting more than 5 pts. against current champions of the game. The match ended 45-13pts. They shall be facing SPU and Kiriri Women's University of Science and Technology (KWUST) on Sunday, November 13 at 10.20am and 12.40 pm respectively at Thika High Chapel.

The Wolves, the soccer men, contested against M-Pesa Academy on Sunday, November 6 at MKU Landless. Ultimately, the game ended 2-1 in favor of M-Pesa Academy. In addition, the Wolves shall face KU Ruiru on Sunday, November 13 at Thika High Chapel.

Both the hockey men and hockey ladies had two friendlies last weekend. Team Mashujaa, the hockey men’s team, played against MKU and beat them 6:2 on Saturday, November 5. The team also had a friendly match against Nairobi Simba and defeated them 4-0.

Team Spartans, the hockey ladies’ team, also faced MKU and Nairobi Chapel on the same day. The objective of the friendlies was to enhance their preparation for the upcoming league matches and tournaments. Team Mashujaa will be traveling to Mombasa to play against Mombasa Sports Club in a Kenya Hockey Premier League away match while Team Spartans will be playing against Blazers in the Kenya Hockey Premier League women on Saturday, November 12 at 4pm at City Park Stadium.

The handball ladies shall compete against Saint Paul’s University (SPU) and Daystar University on Sunday, November 13 at Thika High Chapel.

The woodball team will be traveling to Kakamega for the Kenya International Woodball Championship at Masinde Muliro University that will occur from Friday, November 11 to Sunday November 13, 2022.

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