• E.Africa Varsity Games: Athletics To Spice Up The Day
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Dec 18, 2010-Athletics at the Nyayo International Stadium will be the big attraction on day two of the seventh East Africa University games on saturday.  Some tough competition is expected although the start attraction could be Uganda’s Dorcus Inzikuru.

She will be competing for Makerere University of Business School. Inzikuru who has set her sights on the next World Athletics championship won the 3,000 metres steeplechase at the world championship in 2005. She has been out of action on maternity leave.

In the meantime, Kenyan teams registered mixed results on Friday. In rugby, top seeds  Strathmore University overran Catholic University of Uganda 31-13 while hosts Blak Blad beat  Methodist University 17-0 while Nkumba from Uganda narrowly beat compatriots Kyambogo 8-5.

In soccer Tanzania’s Mt. Meru lost 4-0 to defending champions Makerere of Uganda. In men’s volleyball University of Nairobi lost 3 sets to 2 of 17-25, 25-19, 25-15 17-25 and 15-6 to Catholic University of Uganda. Some 37 Universities and Colleges are taking part.

Uganda has 13 teams and will be competing in soccer, rugby, netball, basketball, volleyball and athletics.

December 18, Fixtures
RUGBY
December 18: Strathmore v Uganda Christian (8 am), Makerere v Martyrs (8.50), KU v Egerton (9.40), UoN v Ardhi (10.30), Kyambogo v KeMU (11.20), Strathmore v JKUAT (12.10), Makerere v UoN (1 pm), KU v Kyambogo (1.50), Martyrs v Ardhi (2.40), Egerton v KeMU (3.30pm)
HOCKEY
December 18: Mukono v Kimathi (9 am), Egerton v KU (11 am); Moi v Egerton (4 pm); Women: Moi v UoN, KU v Strathmore (2 pm).
HANDBALL
Mt Kenya v KU, Chepkoilel v Kyambogo, Moi v KU (women), Egerton v Makerere (women), Strathmore v KeMU, JKUAT v SUECO, UoN v Chepkoilel, Makerere v Mt. Kenya, KeMU v Moi, UoN v Egerton
BASKETBALL
JKUAT v Ndejje, Egerton v St. Lawrence, KIU v JKUAT (women), Ardhi v KeMU (women), UCU v Ndejje, JKUAT v Egerton, KIU v Tumaini, UoN v Musitema, Laikipia v MUBS, Nazarene v Tumaini (women), KIU v Musitema, UoN v Laikipia, Tumaini v MUBS.
SOCCER
MUBS v JKUAT, KeMU v St. Lawrence, Mt. Meru v Egerton, Makerere v Laikipia, KU v Tumaini, KIU v Nazrene, Strathmore v Mt, Kenya, Busitema v Gulu, Kyambogo v St John, JKUAT v Nkumba, Bishot Stuart v UoN, Zanzibar v SEUCO, Nzumbe v Kimathi, Mt. Meru v Nkumba.
VOLLEYBALL
Ndejje v KIU, Mkwawa v Ndejje, KeMU v SEUCO, Ndejje v KeMU, KIU v Mkwawa, UoN v Zanzibar, Kimathi v Makerere, UCU v St. Lawrence, St, Lawrence v KU, Makerere v UCU.  

Eric Odanga

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