UCC 9 Gold, 3 Silver and 4 Bronze Medals

9 Gold, 3 Silver and 4 Bronze Medals

UCC wins 9 Gold, 3 Silver and 4 Bronze Medals at 14th West Africa Universities Games

The University of Cape Coast, won nine gold, three silver and four bronze at the 14th West Africa Universities Games (WAUG) held at the University of Port Harcourt in the Federal Republic of Nigeria.

UCC placed 3rd with only 12 athletes for the 13-day sporting event making the University the best among Ghanaian universities that participated in the competition.

The University of Port Harcourt emerged the overall best university in the competition; with 67 gold medals whiles the University of Lagos took the second position with 16 gold medals.

The University of Ghana (UG) won 5 gold medals placing 6th position in the competition whiles the University for Development Studies (UDS) also picked five gold medals and placed 7th position.

About 5,000 athletes from universities in 16 West African countries competed in 16 sports in the tournament. They competed in athletics, swimming, judo, tennis, badminton, table tennis, squash, chess, football, javelin, volleyball, handball, basketball, hockey, taekwondo and cricket.