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Mon, 2018-03-05 13:04

(Girls VolleyBall team in Red)


The University of Nairobi Sports Day 2018 was held on February 28, 2018 at the Sports Ground, Main Campus. The day involved inter College competition in various sporting activities like football, basketball, netball, volleyball, hockey, handball, scrabble, athletics, swimming, tug-of-war football, basketball, netball, volleyball, hockey, handball, scrabble, athletics, swimming,  and tug-of-war. Participants were drawn from all Colleges and Campuses and involved both Staff and Students. The Day was set aside for Staff and students to interact through competitive sports in line with the theme “Enhancing cohesiveness and wellness through sports.”

The College of Education and External Studies participated in all the games and won various medals and 8 trophies. The students’ teams won Male and Female Volley Ball matches, Rugby as well as football. The staff male football team was 2nd runners up.

The Day was officiated by the Vice Chancellor; Prof. Mbithi who urged private sector players to support the development of sports in the universities. Prof. Mbithi thanked the sports day corporate sponsors, namely; Tecno Mobile, Infinix, Kwese Television, Kericho Gold, Primewood Limited and the University of Nairobi Alumni Association.

The chief guest, Mr. Haron Komen from the Ministry of Sports called upon institutions of higher learning to establish sports scholarships that will encourage more students to pursue sports as a career as they nurture their talent. He revealed that plans are underway to establish Annual Sports Awards by the government, where sportsmen and women will be celebrated. Mr. Komen was speaking on behalf of the Cabinet Secretary, Sports and National Heritage, Mr. Rashid Mohammed

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