AUUS GAMES: Ndejje emerge overall winners for the fifth consecutive time

David GOMBE

Ndejje University are the overall winners of the Association of Uganda University Sports (AUUS) games.

Ndejje claimed 10 gold medals, 7 Silvers and one bronze medal to beat 17 other Universities in various sports disciplines in the event held at University of Kisubi (UNIK).

The Luweero based Institution won gold medals from Athletics (Men and Women), Basketball (Men and Women), Swimming (Men and women), Handball (Men), Woodball (Men), Karate (Men and Women) and dart women.

Uganda Christian University was second with 9 gold medals while record holders Makerere University finished third with 6 gold medals.

The Mukono based University won both the men and women football trophies. They overcame IUIU 2-0 in the men’s final on Friday 20th December at St.Mary’s Kisubi Play grounds.

Makerere University Business School and kyambogo University both managed two gold medals apiece while Nkumba, Uganda Martyrs and Kampala University each scooped one gold medal.

This is the fifth time Ndejje University have emerged as the overall winners of the competition.

Makerere University is the most successful University with 12 titles since the inception of the competition in 1992.

Ndejje University will host the 2020 East Africa University games.

2019 Table Standings:

Rank Gold Silver Bronze Total

1. Ndejje University 10 7 1 18

2. Uganda Christian University 9 6 2 17

3. Makerere University 6 7 7 20

4. MUBS 2 2 7 11

5. Kyambogo University 2 2 2 6

6. Nkumba University 1 5 4 10

7. Uganda Martyrs University 1 1 2 4

8. Kampala University 1 1 4

9. IUIU 3 1 4

10. Bugema University 2 2

11. Bishop Stuart 1 1

12. All Saints University Lango 1 1

13. MUST 1 1

Past winners (Since 1992):

1992: Makerere University
1993: Makerere University
1995: Makerere University
1996: Makerere University
1997: Makerere University
1998: Makerere University
1999: Makerere University
2001: Makerere University
2002: Makerere University
2003: KIU
2005: Makerere University
2007: Makerere University
2009: Makerere University
2011: Ndejje University
2013: Ndejje University
2015: Ndejje University
2017: Ndejje University
2019: Ndejje University

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