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Makerere University edged Bishop Stuart to gold medal | FEAUS Women Games 2022

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Federation of Eastern Africa University Sports (FEAUS) Women Games:

Woodball:

  • Gold:Makerere University (270 Points)
  • Silver:Bishop Stuart (276 Points)
  • Bronze: Busitema University (284 Points)
  • 4thPlace: US International University (355 Points)

The first edition of the Federation of Eastern Africa University Sports (FEAUS) women games successfully climaxed at Busitema University.

Makerere University won the most games at this championship, including woodball to take the overall title out of 9 universities that took part.

The winners had the likes of Anita Nakyazze, Cecilia Akiror, Sakiinah Tendo and Joy Agatha Auma.

The victorious side managed 270 points, 6 better of second placed Bishop Stuart.

Bishop Stuart’s team was composed of Rebecca Nasasira, Joan Kyatuhaire, Ritah Nyesiga and Alinius Atukunda.

 

The hosts (Busitema University) were 14 points adrift of the champions.

Bridget Amanyio, Caroline Atim, Martha Apoo and Loy Angella Atai made team Busitema.

In the fourth place was Kenya’s United States International University (USIU) with 355 points.

USIU’s team had Ritah Mbabazi, Cynthia Anena, Duruchillah Adah Adeke and Tasha Mapenzi.

Outstanding Individual Players:

Makerere University Anita Nakyazze scored 62 and 54 over two rounds for a combined tally of 116 to take the Most Valuable Player (MVP) gong.

Bishop Stuart’s Rebecca Nasasira came second with 67 and 61 (128) as another Makerere University player Cecilia Akiror was third with 68, 65 (133).

The top ten also had Joy Agatha Auma (136), Bridget Amaniyo (137), Ritah Nyesiga (142), Joan Kyatuhire (146), Sakiinah Tendo (147), Alinius Atukunda (71) and Caroline Atukunda (72).

Doubles:

Busitema University came top in the doubles category as Bridget Amaniyo and Prossy Natuhwera combined for 63 strokes.

Bishop Stuart University was second in this category (Ritah Nyesiga and Alinius Atukunda) with 71 strokes and Makerere University’s Sheiflah Barigye and Stellah Nakirijja scored 75 strokes.

The two-day championship witnessed Makerere University take overall title with 5 gold, 3 silver and one bronze medal.

 

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