On Sunday, Ndejje University won their second Eastern Africa University games overall title after beating 47 other Universities at the week long biennial event that concluded at the Uganda Christian University in Mukono.
A committed Kawowo Sports Team pitched camp at the University- keenly following the proceedings and brings you the colorful pictorial from all the 18 sporting disciplines that attracted a record over 4000 participants from Uganda, Kenya, Tanzania, Zanzibar and Rwanda.
Over 1,000,000 fans passionately followed the games both at the venues, online and through other media means.
Ndejje University had the first, broadest and last smiles at the 9th East Africa University games.
Ndejje University bagged a total 34 gold medals to beat second placed KIU (34) and hosts UCU (13) in the second and third places respectively.
The Kenyan flag was inevitably the center of attraction on the athletics track
Kenyans completely dominated Hockey, winning all the 6 available slots for silverware
The best performing foreign university was Kenyatta, coming 4th with 12 gold, 18 silver and 19 bronze medals.
Uganda Cranes and Vipers F.C midfielder, Faruku Miya (left) featured prominently for Kyambogo and scored the opener in the men football final guiding his team to a 2-1 victory over Makerere University.
Action from the UCU Lady Canons and Strathmore women basketball final. UCU bagged gold.
Five time record champions, Makerere University finished an embarrassing 7th with 7 gold medals.
Nkumba University Netball team smiled on the winners’ Podium with gold medals and a trophy. They edged UCU 24-21 in a closely contested encounter played under scotching heat
Nkumba University won the women netball category after a nail biting finishes, beating UCU 24-21.
Technical University of Kenya won the handball men gold whilst Nkumba University took the handball women version
Volleyball Action: Nkumba University won both the men and women version
Preliminary netball action at the 9th Eastern Africa games.
Basketball action between UCU and KIU in the men’s final. UCU won to bag gold in a well attended and cheered final.
All Tawekondo female winners shortly after receiving their medals
Kenyan Methodist University bagged 8 gold medals to triumph in Taekwondo sport, followed by Ndejje University (3) and Kenya’s USIU on 2 gold medals.
A Winner’s Ultimate Joy: Joshua Cheptegai carried aloft by excited fans after winning the 10,000M. He also won the 5000M.
48 universities took part in the week long event, the first to be hosted by a private charted university in the history of the games.
CONGS ALL THE WINNERS, CONGS NDEJJE UNIVERSITY, SEE YOU IN 2016.