Sports Updates - November 03, 2023
By Emelda Wanza
On Saturday, October 28, 2023, the USIU-Africa rugby team, also known as the Martials, participated in the highly anticipated varsities tournament at Impala grounds against the Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology (JKUAT). The atmosphere was charged with excitement and anticipation as both teams were determined to give their best performance.
The game was incredibly tense, with players from both sides displaying remarkable skill and determination. The Martials fought hard, showing excellent teamwork and executing strategies to gain an advantage. However, despite their best efforts, they lost to a victorious JKUAT team 30-20.
Accepting defeat is never easy, but the Martials handled it with grace and maturity. They maintained sportsmanship throughout the game and after the final whistle blew, they shook hands with their opponents and congratulated them on their well-deserved win. The team showed great resilience and professionalism, refusing to let the loss define them. They were crowned the runners-up and received their medals.