Sports Updates - April 06, 2023

By Shyat Lemoshira

The USIU-Africa Taekwondo team had their grading ceremony on Saturday April 1 in the USIU-Africa Martial Arts room. The order of Taekwondo belts (in ranking) typically goes: White, Yellow, Green, Blue, Red, Brown, and Black. Their members were graded 16 Yellow belts, 5 Green belts, 4 Blue belts and 2 Red belts.

The USIU-Africa karate team had their grading ceremony on Friday March 31 in the Martial Arts room in the afternoon where three students were promoted in belt ranking. Esther Mwende Ngui, Caroline Muhirwe and Melchizedek Michira were able to obtain Yellow belts.
The hockey men, Team Mashujaa, have traveled to Uganda to participate in an open tournament organized by the Ugandan and Kenyan Hockey Unions in cooperation with hockey clubs and universities this Easter weekend. The tournament will be a 2-day event and will be carrying out in Lugogo Stadium.

The USIU-Africa chess team, Team Phoenix, will be participating in the Chess Kenyan Open organized by the Chess Kenya Federation and Terrian Chess Africa. The international tournament will be taking place at the Sarit Expo Center in Nairobi, Kenya. The tournament began on April 5 and conclude on April 11

Eastern Africa Women's Games
Our ladies teams will be participating in the Eastern Africa Women’s Games for the Easter weekend in USIU-Africa. They will participate in the following sports: basketball, hockey, soccer, tennis, badminton, handball, volleyball, swimming, wood ball and table tennis. All the best to the ladies as they clop to the top.

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