• Kisii University sports tutor David Obungu said they are ready to go head-to-head with hosts MMUST for the hockey (men), volleyball (men), and basketball (women) titles.
•Rongo University took the men’s badminton overall title while the women’s title went to MMUST.
Kisii University will this weekend seek to reclaim three titles they lost to Masinde Murilo University of Science and Technology (MMUST) during the Kenya Universities Sports Association Western Conference games.
On Friday, Kisii University sports tutor David Obungu said they are ready to go head-to-head with hosts MMUST for the hockey (men), volleyball (men), and basketball (women) titles.
“We lost our three titles to MMUST last year and we want to challenge them and reclaim what is ours. We want to assert our authority as a powerhouse in the Western Conference,” said Obungu.
“We received talented first-year students and I’m confident we will competitively challenge our opponents even in men's and women’s swimming competitions.”
This is the third event in the KUSA Western Conference calendar. The first event took place at Great Lakes University of Kenya (GLUK) while Kibabii University hosted the second last weekend, featuring karate, tae-kwon-do, table tennis, lawn tennis, and badminton.
Kisii University lifted the men’s table tennis title while MMUST went home with men's and women’s lawn tennis trophies. Rongo University lifted the tae-kwon-do titles. Rongo also reigned supreme in women’s karate while Maseno University took the men’s crown.
Rongo University took the men’s badminton overall title while the women’s title went to MMUST.
The fourth event of the calendar will be held at Kaimosi Friends University (KAFU) on November 11 and 12.
The universities will compete in basketball for men, and hockey for women. Rollball and softball will also be held but as a demonstration.