MUBS football team marches past the group stages

All Africa University Games (FASU) 2022:

Group stage results (football):

  • Kenyatta University 0-2 Makerere University School of Business (MUBS)
  • Makerere University School of Business (MUBS) 5-1 American University in Cairo
  • Makerere University School of Business (MUBS) 3-0 University of Guinea

This is good news for the Ugandan football representatives at the ongoing Pan African University Games (FASU), Makerere University Business School (MUBS).

The Nakawa-based institution won all three group stage matches to advance to the semi-finals.

MUBS have scored ten goals in three group stage matches, conceding only once.

They beat Kenyatta University 2-0, American University in Cairo 5-1 and most recently the University of Guinea 3-0 to maintain the 100% record.

Against Kenyatta University, Rayomond Wataikire and Said Munir each scored one goal.

MUBS Football Team

The team coached by Charles Ayiekoh went on to humiliate the American University in Cairo in Egypt.

Moses Kasinga netted a brace with other goals from Stuart Magumba, Benjamin Nazar and Yusuf Makhtum.

MUBS then humiliated the University of Guinea in West Africa 3-0 with Munir, Nazar and Benjamin Mayani on target.

The Ugandan ambassador will take on Ghana’s University Development Studies in Thursday’s first semi-final.

MUBS Sports Record Administrator Adam Kato praises various stakeholders, from the players, technical managers to the head of the university, Professor Waswa Balunywa.

“I would like to thank the players, coaches, media and our fans for their support. In a special way, I appreciate the efforts of Head Teacher Waswa Balunywa for believing in the team so far and all the material and financial support given. We remain focused on the gold ahead of us,” Kato revealed.

Players and officials of the MUBS football team during a discussion session

Meanwhile, the American University in Cairo won gold in table tennis.

Lagos State University took silver and Kenyatta University took bronze.

The three best table tennis players crowned on the podium

In the men’s 1500m final, Charles Baah of the University of Education Winneba won gold ahead of Gideon Lemerian of the University (silver) and University of Ghana’s Muhammed Aziz of Legon (bronze).

The women’s 1500m final was won by Nega Ayinalem of Ethiopia’s Tenebeb-Addis Ababa University for the gold medal.

Silver went to Weitsz Simonay (TUT) while Welma Nkuna took bronze from the University of Johannesburg, South Africa.

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