The male and female basketball teams were crowned champions of the Universities Athletics Association in Kuwait (UAAK) league.
The two championships lasted for three months with the participation of teams from different universities and colleges: AUM, AUK, AOU, GUST, ACM, and ACK.
The female team secured the title for the fourth year in a row
The AUM female team who is constantly proving their excellence in athletics has managed to secure the UAAK league title for the fourth year in a row after winning 38-33 over GUST team.
Team captain, Khadeejah Qatabaldeen, expressed her pride in maintaining the title for the fourth year in a row. She also pointed out that the athletic life at AUM creates a comfortable environment that helps them in their academic performance.
The male team secured the title for the second year in a row
The male basketball team won the league following a 83-63 victory over the ACK team in the final game held at AUM campus, managing to secure himself as the league champion for the second year in a row.
The basketball team captain, Hussain Ashkanani, highlighted that the team demonstrated high performance and that the team skills are constantly improving thanks to the coaches’ efforts and the university for providing an environment that fosters athletic development.
Mijanovic: AUM is a talent mine
The basketball coach, Srdjan Mijanovic, commented that the university teams showed a professional athletic performance during the league. He pointed out that giving the team all the attention needed to develop their skills goes in line with the university’s goal to build a leading generation at all levels.
Mijanovic thanked the players for their commitment and dedication and the university administration for their full support.