It was a day of mix fortunes for Team UB on day 3 of the ongoing University Games in Dschang,West Region of Cameroon.
While some disciplines went right back on track after a disappointing start last weekend,others are still to reap fortunes.
“The Gladiators Roar Again”
The male handball selection of team UB qualified for the quarter finals in their caregory. They beat IUG Douala by 27 against 13, a remarkable 14 point difference.
Their victory comes after two straight defeats to the University of Yaounde I and University of Douala.
On the contrary, the Handball Girls failed to inspire themselves from the victory of their male counterpart. They lost to IUG later today.
2018 Silver Medalist Remain Pointless
The female football team are still to record a point at the 22 nd varsity games. The Etoundi Owona led side lost 1-2 to the University of Bamenda in Banjourn.This implies they remain buttom of their group,still to get a point.
The Football boys team are in action tommorow,Tuesday in field A At the main campus , Against the UYII at 11:00am prompt. They lost their first match 1-2 against holders IUG.
Basket In,Void of Victory
The basketball boys were beaten by University of Douala 88-38 baskets at the main campus in group B. The boys had earlier lost to the University of Ngaoundere 43-49 baskets.
Athletes competing in Athletics began the scramble for precious medals today.
The ub athletics team hit the ground running and had the following results.
Long jump Boys
UB finished at the 4th position
Short put girl
Unfortunately,team UB failed to book a place at the 100m finals in both categories.
The continue competing tomorrow with 200m and other events.
Today was another day in the paralympics workshop with UB taking the 13th and 15th positions in the male shotput throw.
Meanwhile in the female shotput event ,they finished 10th and 12th positions.
In table tennis,All 6 single players and mix doubles pair have all lost in their respective categories today.
However the table tennis double girls who reached the semi finals will be played on Tuesday.