Kabarak University annually hosts the Chancellor's Cup Tournament to commemorate the late Kenyan Second President and first Chancellor Hon.Daniel Toroitich Arap Moi, his visionary leadership, and to celebrate the spirit of togetherness among its students. This event holds special significance for the university community, as it brings together the vibrant and talented student body.
The Chancellor's Cup Tournament is not just about sports; it is a celebration of unity and camaraderie among the students. Each year, students from various schools and faculties within the university come together to participate in a friendly and competitive sporting event. The tournament serves as a platform for students to interact with their peers from different academic disciplines and backgrounds, fostering a sense of unity and togetherness that goes beyond the classroom.
The Chancellor's Cup Tournament features a wide range of sports, including football, basketball, and volleyball, among others. Students form teams representing their respective schools and faculties, showcasing their sporting prowess and teamwork. The tournament is not only an opportunity for students to display their athletic skills but also a chance to demonstrate their school's spirit and pride.
This year's tournament witnessed intense competition, culminating in an exciting football final between the Kabarak University Business School Association (KUBSA) and the School of Medicine and Health Sciences. The match ended in a dramatic penalty shootout, with KUBSA emerging as the victors.
During the trophy presentation ceremony, the Vice-Chancellor of Kabarak University, Prof. Henry Kiplangat, praised the efforts of both teams and encouraged them to continue training hard. He emphasized the importance of sports in nurturing physical fitness and character development among students. Prof. Kiplangat also expressed his vision for the Chancellor's Cup Tournament.
The Chancellor's Cup Tournament has evolved from a simple sporting event into a cherished tradition at Kabarak University. It serves as a reminder of the values and vision of the late Hon. Daniel Torotich Arap Moi and reinforces the sense of unity and camaraderie among students. As the tournament continues to grow and flourish, it will undoubtedly play a pivotal role in shaping the future leaders who pass through the hallowed halls of Kabarak University. Each year, students will come together not only to compete but also to honor the memory of a visionary leader and celebrate the spirit of unity that defines their university community.