Talented students square up as Kusa Games begin in Nairobi

Friday April 19 2019

Karatina University's Ian Njeru (left) vies for the ball with Curtis Wekesa of Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology during their Kenya Universities Sports Association match at Kenyatta University on April 19, 2019. PHOTO | SILA KIPLAGAT |


University of Nairobi on Friday got off to a bright start by beating Moi University 3-1 in football as the Kenya University Sports Association games kicked off at Kenyatta University in Nairobi.

Rongo University and Kabarak University settled for a barren draw in the women’s football as Machakos University and Mount Kenya University also shared spoils in a 0-0 score.

In women’s volleyball, hard fighting Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology succumbed to a 3-1 loss to Strathmore University while Masinde Muliro University of Science and Technology beat Pwani University 3-2 (25-19, 17-25, 25-20, 13-25, 15-10) in Pool A matches.

In Pool B, hosts Kenyatta University finished the day on top after beating Kisii University 3-0 (25-13, 25-19, 25-14), while University of Nairobi piped Moi University 3-1 (19-25, 25-14, 25-20, 25-22) to finish second.

Kisii University later fell to their second loss of the day to Chuka University who beat them 3-1 (22-25, 25-12, 25-20, 25-20).

The Kusa games is an annual event that brings together talented players from universities across the country.