Upon the successful completion of the TUSA games, once again UDOM this time round shall be the host for the much-anticipated East African University games (EAUG) in December which brings together several universities across East Africa.
Universities from Kenya, Uganda, Rwanda, Burundi, South Sudan, Tanzania will come together this December to compete in various game disciplines from soccer, swimming to board and indoor games at UDOM which sits in the heart of the capital of Tanzania.
With universities across East Africa equally showing interest, one-time defending champions Ndejje University in the 8th edition of the games that took place in Kenya seeks to retain its title.
However, clashes are equally expected from rivals across who are also a great powerhouse of sports, Makerere University, , Jomo Kenyatta University as well as their counterparts from other universities in Tanzania, Rwanda, Burundi and Kenya.
This year round, in this 9th edition of the games, selected universities from Ethiopia will also participate as its estimated that over 10,000 participants will convene at the venue.
The organizing committee for the University Games has already drafted the time table for the games and activities preceding the big event with participating teams filling in their entry forms on Monday 28th October, 2018. Participating teams are expected to be at the sports village by Sunday 16th December as the opening ceremony is to happen the next day. The games will run from that day and will be crowned with awarding of participating teams and departure from the sports village on Thursday 21st December, 2018.