KUSA Nairobi Conference hosted the 10th Eastern Africa University Games at JKUAT, Juja with both Kenyatta University and USIU offering playing venues. Kenyan Universities performed well taking six places in the top 10 with KU, USIU, Kibabii, UoN, TUK and CUEA lining up in that order.
KUSA Nairobi was represented by Kenyatta University, United States International University, Jomo Kenyattta University of Science and Technology and Mount Kenya University. KU and USIU emerged the top Kenyan Universities at the 10th edition of the games.
Kenyatta University led the Kenyan contingent finishing third overall after winning 56 medals. KU won 15 Gold 20 Silver and 21 Bronze. From number 6 down to 11 it was all Kenya as United States International University came in sixth with 7 Gold, 11 Silver and 11 Bronze. Kibabii followed in seventh position with 7 Gold, 4 Silver, 4 Bronze as University of Nairobi came in eighth on 6 Gold, 9 Silver and 12 Bronze.
Technical University of Kenya headed the final lot with 5 Gold, 3 Silver and 2 Bronze ahead of Catholic Univesity who had 5 Gold.
Hosts Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology wrapped up the top 11 with 4 Gold, 14 Silver and 14 Bronze.
Kenya Methodist University came in 14th with 3 Gold, 4 Silver and and 5 Bronze as Strathmore won Rugby Men, Handball Men and Hockey Women Gold to finish 15th in addition to 4 Silver and 2 Bronze.. Mount Kenya University, University of Eldoret and Moi University finished 16th , 17th and 18th respectively after scooping 2 Gold, 3 Silver, 11 Bronze for MKU 2 Gold, 1 Silver, 1 Bronze for UoE and 2 Gold. 3 Bronze for Moi.
Masinde Muliro University of Science and Technology gave Kenyans something to smile about in Soccer after winning Gold in Soccer in addition to a Silver to finish 21st.
Maseno won 2 Silver 6 Bronze followed by Pwani on 1 Silver, 4 Bronze as Egerton wrapped the top 25 with 1 Silver and 3 Bronze. Kisii University and St Pauls’ each had a Silver and a Bronze followed by Kabarak with a Silver. Murang’a University and Rongo finished 32nd and 33rd each with a Bronze with UMMA University completing the Kenyan contingent with no medal.
Its back to the drawing board for Kenya as Uganda dominated the games with Ndejje once again winning the overall title winning a whooping 94 medals with 36 Gold, 28 Silver and 30 Bronze. Their Ugandan counterparts Kyambogo finished second having 17 Gold, 5 Silver and 2 Bronze.