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Handball Federation Launches Cash Tournament

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shop geneva;”>This was disclosed by Sheila Agonzibwa the president of the federation during the launch of the president’s cup yesterday at the federation’s headquarters in Kampala.

Agonzibwa said they have been forced to strain their pockets to resurrect the game after many clubs fearing to feature in the previous games citing financial constraints.

“We are financially crippled lacking sponsors but we want to motivate the teams as we are still in negotiation with various sponsors,” remarked the federation’s president.

The president’s cup will be played in Mukono district this Monday as one of the activities which will be marking the heroes’ day celebrations and Shs2m has been set for the overall winner.

The event will be featuring clubs, institutions and schools where each will be competing in both ladies’ and men’s tournaments.

Flanked by Dan Musoke the handball competitions secretary, Agonzibwa noted that the event will be a boost as the federation will be selecting a national team which will be featuring in the intercontinental handball tournament which Uganda will be hosting come August.

Uganda shares a group with countries like Kenya, Tanzania, Sudan and Burundi and the country which will emerge winner will continue to compete for the world championship.

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