Leader Board (Top 3):

1 – Ndejje University 19 Medals (12 Gold, 6 Silver, 1 Bronze)

2- Makerere University 13 Medals (4 Gold, 4 Silver, 5 Bronze)

3- Uganda Christian University 20 Medals (3 Gold, 8 Silver, 9 Bronze)

Ndejje University has successfully reclaimed the Inter-University Sports king status following a clinical victory of the 15th Edition of the bieannual games that were held at the main campus of Uganda Christian University in Mukono.

Ndejje won 12 Gold medals, the highest number of the treasured metal compared to Makerere’s 4, UCU’S 3, KIU’s 3, Kampala University, Nkumba University’s 2, Kyambogo and MUST’S 1 apiece.

Ndejje claimed gold in Swimming (both men and women), football (men), Volleyball (women), woodball (men and women), athletics (men and women),

20 Universities participated in the 5 day event that was drew close to 3000 participants from all over the country.

“We are very delighted to have reaped the success of our well sown seeds of hardwork”, Paul Mark Kayongo, Ndejje University Sports Tutor revealed to Kawowo Sports after the football final, which his side won in a tense dramatic penalty 7-6 victory after a one all draw.

Ndejje’s victory marks their second in the 15 year history of the games whose record winners, Makerere University (on 12 occasions) finished second. Kampala International University is the other third University that won the championship (in 2003).

UCU will again host the 14th University games of East Africa.

HOW THE UNIVERSITIES FINISHED:

1-Ndejje University 2- Makerere University 3- UCU, 4- KIU, 5-K.U, 6-Nkumba, 7-Kyambogo, 8-MUST, 9-MUST, 10-Busitema, 11- Bishop Stuart, 12- Busoga, 13- Kabale 14- Bugema 15- Mutesa 1, 16- Islamic University In Uganda, 17- Gulu University, 18-Mountains of the Moon, 19- Multitech Business School, 20- International University of East Africa.

OVERALL RANKING

UNIVERSITY                                         GOLD                     SILVER                      Bronze

1-Ndejje University                              12                                6                             2

2-Makerere University                          4                                3                             5

3-Uganda Christian University              3                                9                            9

4-Kampala International University     3                                3                            5

5-Kampala University                               2                               4                            1

6-Nkumba University                                2                              1                            1

7-Kyambogo University                             1                              0                            5

8-Mbarara University of Sci & Tech         1                              0                            0

9-Makerere Univ Business School            0                              3                            1

10-Busitema                                                 0                               0                            1

11-Bishop Stuart University                       0                               0                            1

12-Busoga University                                   0                              0                            0

13-Kabale University                                    0                              0                             0

14-Bugema University                                  0                              0                             0

15-Muteesa 1 Royal University                   0                              0                             0

16-Islamic University in Uganda                   0                              0                            0

17-Gulu University                                           0                             0                            0

18-Mt.of the Moon (Kabale)                          0                             0                           0

19-Multitech Business School                        0                             0                           0

20-International Univ.of E.Africa                   0                            0                           0

 Closing Day Action Results:

FOOTBALL MEN FINALS

 NDEJJE 1 MUBS 1 (7-6)

 THIRD PLACE PLAY OFF

 UCU 3 IUIU3(4-3)

 WOMEN FOOTBALL FINALS

 KU 2-UCU 0

 THIRD PLACE PLAY OFF

 MAK 1-MUTEESA 1(8-7)

 BASKETBALL FINALS MEN

 UCU 70 NDEJJE 45

 THIRD PLACE PLAY OFF MEN

 KIU 50 KU 25

 WOMEN FINALS BASKETBALL

 UCU 52 MAK 45

 THIRD PLACE PLAY OFF WOMEN

 KIU 62 MUBS 42

 NETBALL FINALS

 NKUMBA 35 UCU 33

 THIRD PLACE PLAY OFF

 KIU 44 KU 41

 VOLLEYBALL WOMEN FINAL

 Nkumba 2 Ndejje 3(18-25,18-25,25-18, 25-18,15-13)

 MEN

Nkumba 3 Ndejje 2

 Finals men

KIU 33 – 28 MUK

 WOMEN
Kampala University secures gold for men, Ndejje silver and Kampala International University walking away with a bronze.

University Games Past Winners Since 1992:
1992 MAKERERE
1993 MAKERERE
1995 MAKERERE
1996 MAKERERE
1997 MAKERERE
1998 MAKERERE
1999 MAKERERE
2001 MAKERERE
2002 MAKERERE
2003 KAMPALA INTERNATIONAL
2005 MAKERERE
2007 MAKERERE
2009 MAKERERE
2011 NDEJJE
2013 NDEJJE

David Isabirye is a senior staff writer for Kawowo Sports where he covers most of the major events.

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