Double blessings as students receive sports boost and a new tennis court

The launch of the long awaited launch of the new Tennis Court happened onThe launch of the long awaited MKU Tennis Court happened on Friday 18th February 2022 at Mwai Kibaki Convention Center. The court was officially opened by Prof. Simon Gicharu, MKU founder and board of directors at a ceremony attended by Prof. Deogratius Jaganyi, VC , Dr. Vincent Gaitho,  MKU Pro-Chancellor and students welfare, sports captains and students.

During the even the University introduced a new sport- Woodball. A sport where the mallet is used to pass a ball through gates. MKU is set to compete well in this sport that can either be played on sand or grass.

Prof. Gicharu also presented sports uniform and other games equipment to the student while reassuring them of the management’s commitment in supporting students realize their sports dreams while pursuing their academic goals. Prof Jaganyi encouraged students to engage more in extra-curricular activities and exploit their talent.

” Sports pays highly these days. Some of the richest persons in the world are in the field of sport.” We’ll provide you with what you need to be able to unlock your talent” Dr. Gaitho. “Sports plays a key role in unifying our national fabric across the world.” He added

MKU is ranked among the most funded Universities in sports.

The launch and handing over was graced by:

MKUSA Cabinet 2022/2023

Jaebet Twite ( Mr. MKU Bsc in Business Management 4th year)

Meryl Sheila (Miss MKU, Bsc in Human Resource Management 4th year

Esther Naserian (MiMiss Chubby, Diploma in Journalism & Mass Communication 2nd year)

Captains

Football

Men- Brian Gichuhi Bsc in Economics & Finance 4th year

Ladies- Damaris Ogelo Diploma in Nutrition & Dietetics 3rd year

Rugby

Men – David Sahani Bsc in Real Estate Management

Volleyball

Men- David Owiti Bsc in Industrial Chemistry 4th year

Ladies-  Harriet Githenya  Bsc in Special Needs Education 4th year

Basketball

Men- Lucas Wauga Bsc of Commerce 1st year

Ladies- Linet Boyani Diploma in Special Needs Education 3rd year

Hockey

Men – Alex Murangiri Bsc in Economics & Statistics

Ladies- Emily Wasilwa Bsc in Information Science 4th year

Taekwondo

Men- Airo Stephen Bsc in Justice & Ethics 1st year

Ladies- Agnes Mwende Bsc in Education Sciences 1st year

Karate

Men – Quelence Agutu Bsc in Petroleum Exploration & Production 4th year

Ladies- Pauline Gichuki Bsc in Economics & Statistics 3rd year

Tennis

Men – Evans Odhiambo Bsc in Industrial Chemistry 1st year

Ladies- Bellah Akasa Bsc in Information Technology