Zetech sports players emerged victorious over the weekend as they battled out with other institutions in various sports tournaments that went down in different parts of Nairobi.
In the basketball courts, the Zetech Men’s team displayed an impressive run at a JKUAT sports tournament emerging the tournament winners after beating Strathmore 39-37 after thrashing several institutions to make to the tournament finals, on 3rd of July. The champions showed true sportsmanship during the tournament and gained respect from other institutions participating. On their part, the ladies team, Zetech Sparks who also made it to the finals, lost narrowly, 31-39, to Strathmore University ladies in a heated match that played out at the JKUAT courts.
On Saturday, 2nd July, the football team- Zetech Titans FC- managed to beat Fortune Sacco 2-1 in an intense match played in the national GoTV tournament, at Kerugoya stadium. On Sunday, the Zetech Titans FC played against Muchatha FC in the FKF Aberdares tournament where it lost 2-1, after putting up a spirited fight against the opponents.
Commenting on the performance of the teams, Zetech University Sports Coordinator Alfred Muli lauded the gents and ladies for the extra efforts shown in the weekend games,
“We are proud of the teams and optimistic about their performance in coming games. The institution has invested heavily in co-curricular activities and will continue to do so in order to nurture talent and make a name for ourselves in the sports world in Kenya and beyond.”
The university’s Karate and Taekwondo teams also had the opportunity to participate in the JKUAT tournament with the Karate team securing the second position in the martial arts segment of the JKAT tournament.
The team players were content with their efforts, noting that their commitment to practice paid off. For Debra Atieno, a Zetech Sparks player, “Getting to the JKUAT finals was quite the achievement”, she said, “I am humbled to have reached the finals even though we were second to Strathmore. I strongly believe we have what it takes to clinch the cup in the next competition.” Debra stated.