In December last year, Ndejje University hosted the 12th Edition of the Eastern Africa University Games and managed to defend the overall title for the seventh time.
The University has been recognized by the Umbrella Body of Sports Journalists among the outstanding sports personalities of December.
Ndejje University was voted runners-up, behind Africa Schools’ Badminton Champions Mbogo High School and Kibuli SS.
The Luwero based institution hosted a successful 12th edition of the Eastern Africa University Games at the main campus and also emerged overall winners with 124 Medals, [59 Gold, 39 Silver, and 26 Bronze].
Ndejje was nominated by Fransisco Bwambale, who is the association’s assistant treasurer but was voted 1st runners up by the members, coming second after -winners- Kibuli and Mbogo High, who won the 2022 Africa schools’ Badminton championship in Rose Hill city, Mauritius.
The voting took place on Monday 16th, during the first general assembly of the year, held at Imperial Royale Hotel in Kampala.
In the race for sports Personality of the month, Mbogo and Kibuli garnered 235 points, while Ndejje University and the Uganda Motocross Team accumulated 210 and 205 points respectively from the members who were eligible to vote.
At the badminton tournament in Mauritius, Kibuli SS won the Boy’s gold and so did the Girls’ team from Mbogo High School.
The Uganda Motocross team won the East and Central African title in Nairobi city, Kenya and was nominated for the monthly honor by New Vision’s journalist and former General Secretary Johnson Were.
At the same event, Johnson Were would later hand over the office of General Secretary to the incumbent Clive Kyazze, whose term was initiated towards the end of the 2022.
This being USPA’s first assembly in 2023, members of the association were also availed with a report from its familiarization campaign that saw the Executive Committee visit the different stakeholders in the sports sector.
Alsayed Lubega, the Association President said the body will continuously work towards integrating students of media into the organization, as it stretches to tap into the different societies.
The Association holds such meetings at the start of every month to deliberate over issues affecting it’s smooth operation, and as well commend individuals on the positives arrived at.