[vc_row][vc_column][vc_custom_heading text=”VARSITY LEAGUE SPECTATORSHIP HIGHEST AT KENYATTA UNIVERSITY”][vc_single_image][vc_column_text]Week Three of the Varsity League were held at the Kenyatta University Rugby grounds popular known as the Bladbin. Located along Thika Road superhighway, Kenyatta University Blakblad hosted week three of the Varsity League and played the final 4.00pm game against Egerton University Wasps.
Varsity League week three saw all teams play their final Pool games as the league goes into its playoff season in the next two weeks. Varsity League seeks to expand the knowledge of sports to the next future generation coming into the Kenyan market. Universities offer a population of 4,000 plus people and the league seeks to tap into this population offering a great reach to students not only for sports and entertainment but also offer great business and job opportunities for students in the future. Kenyatta University showed a great feel of what the Varsity League organized by Sports Option has in future. Varsity League will not only look to grow sports only but also create an enabler for businesses, entertainment and sports experience.
Spectators at Kenyatta University showed up in large numbers to follow week three of the league but eagerly waited for the home team Blad army to get on pitch at 4.00pm against Egerton Wasps. The spectators managed to create a huge wall along the pitch with many looking for visible areas to watch the game and experience the inaugural Varsity League.[/vc_column_text][vc_single_image][vc_column_text]The demand for a unique sports experience in the country is high and Varsity League offers a great experience like no other. The Varsity League game at Kenyatta University opened the debate for the need of building sports complexes inside Universities across Kenya. A well developed stadium at Kenyatta University on Saturday would have attracted more students than the actual number that was present and brought more interest for the rugby game in Kenya.[/vc_column_text][vc_single_image][vc_column_text]University stadium also offers great ease for spectator data in form of actual numbers, demand and also offer brands and corporate entities a platform through which sponsorship activations, business angling and product/services can reach to population can be done.[/vc_column_text][vc_single_image][vc_column_text]The Varsity League moves to Egerton University in Njoro, Nakuru next weekend for the semi finals. The experience the Varsity League will offer will help showcase varsity sports should use this platform to help grow sports in their Varsities. The Varsity League will continue growing and will become one of the most watched, followed sports in Kenya with the most passionate fans.
The semi final pairings are as follows:
UON Mean Machines v. Egerton Wasps
KU Blakblad v. CUEA Monks[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row]