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UoN’s Rugby, Volleyball and Basketball Teams Excel in Performance

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The University of Nairobi has seen its sporting teams post excellent performances on recent tournaments. The core teams, rugby, Mean Machine, Basketball men, Terror, Basketball women, Dynamites and Volleyball men and women have all seen action and given a good account of themselves

The University Rugby team, Mean machine, scooped the overall prize of ksh. 100,000 and a medal for each player in the just concluded Maasai 7’s at Kiserian.

Mean Machine participated in the Maasai 7s rugby series organized by the Kenya Rugby Football Union (KRFU) at Kiserian on the 24th-25th July, 2016.  Over fifteen (15) clubs took part in the event on both days. The finalist teams were Mean Machine and Harlequins rugby club.

At the same time, the Men and the women volleyball teams were awarded the overall trophy and 2nd best Overall in the University category respectively. The Volleyball tournament took place in Homabay on the 23rd-24th July, 2016.


The Women team won all their preliminary matches and met Daystar University and Mt.Kenya University teams at the Semi finals and finals respectively. The University’s women volleyball teams lost to Mt.Kenya University team narrowly.

UoN’s men’s volleyball team   performed quite well beating daystar and other teams in the preliminary matches. They then met with Mt.Kenya in the finals. The UON team beat their opponents and was awarded the overall trophy.

The men’s Baskeball team, Terror, however emerged 2nd best overall while the Women’s basketball team, Dynamites, scooped the overall prize of a trophy.

The Basketball tournament took place in Trans Nzoia County on the 23rd-24th July, 2016.

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