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First Lady to grace African Universities games at Kenyatta University :

 President Uhuru Kenyatta and First Lady Margaret Kenyatta observe proceedings at the third version of the World Athletics Continental Tour Gold sequence, Kip Keino Classic at the Moi International Sports Centre, Kasarani in Nairobi. [photo courtesy]

Kenya’s First Lady HE Margaret Kenyatta will officiate the opening ceremony of the tenth Federation of African Universities Games (FASU) subsequent month on June tenth.

Over 45 universities throughout the continent have confirmed entries for the upcoming FASU games scheduled for subsequent month in Nairobi.

The games will carry collectively shut to 4,000 student-athletes and officers who will converge at Kenyatta University for the primary games for the reason that pandemic.

The games will happen from June sixth to tenth and can cowl 17 disciplines together with 5 demonstration sports activities.

Some of the disciplines embody Athletics, Soccer, Badminton, Karate, Chess, Handball, Tennis and Volleyball. The soccer match can be used to qualify Africa’s consultant groups for the FISU University World Cup Soccer 2023 for each women and men in Jinjiang – China.

The first woman accepted the invitation to open the games subsequent month consistent with her help for youth games.

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In addition to the games, there can be a Vice-Chancellor symposium that may talk about the position of University games in improvement, consistent with the sport’s theme: “The role of University Sports as a vehicle for institutional development.”

Confirmed collaborating African Universities from the checklist embody The American University Cairo, Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Lagos State University, Levy Mwanawasa Medical University-Zambia Lusaka, Makerere University, University Of Johannesburg, University Of Rwanda, University Of Kwazulu Natal, University Of Mauritius and the University Of The Western Cape.

Kenyan Universities embody set to grace the championships together with Jomo Kenyatta University Of Agriculture And Technology, Kisii University, Kabarak University, Kaimosi Friends University College Tiriki, Kibabii University and Kiriri Women’s University Science And Technology.

Others are Meru University Of Science And Technology, Mount Kenya University, Strathmore University, Kaimosi Friends University College, Technical University Of Kenya and Technical University Of Mombasa.

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