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Ndejje University edges closer to titlePublish Date: Dec 19, 2013
Ndejje University edges closer to title
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Kamapala Universitys Sam Cherop (58) crosses the finish line to win the Mens 800m final. Photo by Mpalanyi Ssentongo
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By Shafik Ssenoga and Samson Opus

DEFENDING champions Ndejje University underlined their determination to retain their Inter-University Games title after posting impressive results on Thursday.

The Luweero giants showed why they are still the team to beat after winning gold medals in swimming, woodball, athletics, and darts in both men and women on Thursday. 

Ndejje have also qualified for the finals in football, basketball, and volleyball against contenders UCU, MUBS, Nkumba and KIU.

In women’s table tennis, Kampala International University emerged champions after ejecting Ndejje to set up an all-KIU final.

In tennis, UCU was crowned the champion of the men’s tennis men title against Ndejje after David Oringa won 6/3, 6/4.

In football, University League champions Kampala University were not shown any respect as they were eliminated by hosts Uganda Christian University 5-4 on penalties after the match ended 3-3.

According to the UCU team coach Jackson Nyiima, both teams had prepared well for the games.

Nyiima also emphasized that his players were not fully focused on the game.

The event, which has drawn 20 teams in 16 disciplines, ends Friday.

Results 

Soccer

UCU 3 Kampala University 3 (5-4)

MUBS 3 Nkumba 2

Ndejje 1 Makerere 0

IUIU 0 KYU 0 (4-2)

Semis

Ndejje 2 vs UCU 0

IUIU 0 vs MUBS 3

Basketball Quarterfinals

Men

UCU 71 Makerere 58

MUBS 63 KIU 76

Ndejje 82 Bugema 46

Kampala University 78 KYU 66

Netball Quarterfinals

Nkumba 50 KYU 13

KIU 60 BSU 15

UCU 68 Ndejje 22

Semifinals

Kampala University 53 MUBS 35

Woodball Singles

Men's Finals

Joel Adupa Joel (Ndejje) 212 Strokes

Collins Kamoga (Ndejje) 214 Strokes

Onesmus Atamba (Ndejje) 215 Stokes

Women

Lilian Zawedde (Ndejje) 229 Strokes

Charlote Kikatushemeza (MUBS) 244 Strokes

Daniela Nabukalu (Ndejje) 247 Strokes

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