9th All Africa University Game

The 9th All Africa University Games was colorfully opened on July 1, 2018 at Mekelle Stadium. Government officials including Dr.Tilaye Gete, Minister, Ministry of Education attended the event.

57 universities drawn from 18 African countries are taking part in the week long tournament. Games include athletics, basket ball, chess, tennis, volleyball, and football. Addis Ababa University is represented by male group category in basket ball, both male and female categories in athletics and chess (male). On day one of the game, AAU basketball team held its 1st tournament with Ndejje University, Uganda which ended with Ndejje University’s victory over AAU.

The all Africa University games, a multi-sport event is a biennial event for university athletes in the continent, has for the first time come to the horn of Africa, Mekelle University, Ethiopia.