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FISU boss to grace Inter-University Games

By Amanda Namayo

Added 11th July 2017 12:00 AM

The high powered delegation was on a fact finding mission to assess Ndejje University’s readiness

FISU boss to grace Inter-University Games

One of the combined facilities at Ndejje University. Photo by Amanda Namayo

The high powered delegation was on a fact finding mission to assess Ndejje University’s readiness

Ndejje University will host the President of the Federation of International University Sports (FISU) for the 2017 Inter University Games in December.

he working committee pictured moments after the survey hoto by manda amayoThe working committee pictured moments after the survey. Photo by Amanda Namayo

The Association of Uganda University Sports (AUUS) president Peninah Kabenge disclosed Oleg Matytsin's visit during the inspection of sports and accommodation facilities at Ndejje University main campus in Luweero.

The high powered AUUS delegation was on a fact finding mission to assess Ndejje University's readiness to host the 17th edition of the AUUS games due December.

AUUS okayed Ndejje hosting the prestigious biannual event having been impressed by the tangible progress and level of development ever since the university hosted similar games in 2011.

"We are extremely impressed by what we have witnessed about the level of development. You are on the right track with many new structures that have come up. The developments will definitely take Ndejje to another level beyond Uganda and Africa," Kabenge said.

he dejje pitch under construction hoto by manda amayoThe Ndejje pitch under construction. Photo by Amanda Namayo

She said on that premise Ndejje University, will be honoured to host the Matytsin for the December games.

Ndejje University vice chancellor, Prof. Eriabu Lugujjo welcomed the AUUS delegation and assured the university sports fraternity of a conducive competition environment during the games.

"Ndejje has a feeling that these games will leave a legacy and landmark in its history as well as on individual participants. The reason for this anxiety is that the athletes will be breathing clean oxygen from the environment surrounded by forests. It is conducive for records to be set," Lugujjo said.

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