Kyambogo University takes gold in Scrabble

1st East African University Sports Federation (FEAUS) Women’s Games:

Scrabble:

  • Gold: Kyambogo University
  • Money: Makerere University
  • Bronze: Busitema University

Kyambogo University won the gold medal in the East African University Sports Federation (FEAUS) Women’s Games 2022 at Busitema University.

The team consisted of captain Sharon Asiimwe, Lynah Namuganga, Sonia Enzama and Brenda Nankunda.

Brenda Nankunda of Kyambogo University shows off her trophies. (David Isabirye)

They came in first ahead of Makerere University (silver), Busitema (bronze) and Kenya’s fourth Kisii University.

Asiimwe was also named the tournament’s Most Valuable Player (MVP).

Hasfa Namutebi during the FEAUS 2022 Women’s Scrabble Games. (David Isabirye)

Other top artists:

United States International University (USIU) – Africa has won gold in basketball and swimming.

Makerere University championed Woodball, Rugby, Table Tennis and Chess.

The hosts Busitema defended the athletics which took place at King George IV Memorial Stadium in Tororo.

Scrabble action during the 2022 East African Women’s University Sport (FEAUS) Games at Busitema University. (David Isabirye)

The first edition of the East African Women’s University Sports (FEAUS) Games was officially opened by the Minister of State for Foreign Affairs (Regional Cooperation) Hon. John Mulimba who represented the First Lady who also serves as Minister of Education and Sports.

Prior to the games, there was a gender roundtable forum with rich discussions on how to break down gender bias and inequality at sporting events.

The games will officially culminate on Easter Sunday, 17and April 2022 with Football, Netball and Handball.

David Isabirye is a senior writer for Kawowo Sports, where he covers most major events. More by David Isabirye

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