UoN set to host FASU Games

UoN set to host FASU Games

UoN set to host FASU Games

The University of Nairobi will play host to the seventh edition of the Federation of African University Games (FASU) w between July 10 and 17, 2014.

The games will involve University students representing different nations from Africa featuring in all Games. Participating teams will be nations and not individual universities.

Speaking at the inauguration of the Local Organizing Committee (LOC) at the University of Nairobi, FASU’s Secretary General Penina Kabenge confirmed said that several countries among them Uganda, Kenya, Namibia, South Africa, Sierra Leone, Zambia have confirmed participation .

The games will be staged at the University of Nairobi Sports grounds with a few track events and swimming to be held at the Safaricom Kasarani Stadium.

LOC will be tasked with mobilizing resources and sponsorship for the games and manage all the logistics related to the fete.

The first edition of All Africa Universities games were held in 1974 in Accra, Ghana and the University of Nairobi hosted the tourney in 1978.  The 6th edition of the games was held in 2012 in Windhoek, Namibia.

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