Over a thousand players turned up at the 48 designated outlets to cue off the 2016 Nile Special national pool championships that ran through from Friday July 22nd to Sunday.
The biggest shock of the weekend presented at the Casablanca bar in Wandegeya where on form teenager Hazard Lukomwa was switched off just in the second round.
Robert Ahimbisibwe, find Byagoba Karim and Nicolas Kayanja are the other players who qualified for the next round from Casablanca.
In Makindye, Muhammad Luttu formerly from Hoima qualified for the regionals at the Moons Bar. He was joined by Dan Bogere, Jimmy Kagogwe and Samuel Kato.
The preliminaries continue this coming weekend with Busia, Nebbi and Adjumani taking centre stage.
Capital pub and Samama club will host the Busia event as GAF appartments Leosim hotel home the Nebbi tourney. Adjumani players will converge at clubs Equatorial and Da Link.
Selected weekend results.
Moons Bar, Makindye – Muhammad Luutu, Dan Bogere, Jimmy Kagogwe, Samuel Kato.
Casablanca, Wandegeya- Robert Ahimbisibwe, Byagoba Karim, Amin Khan, Nicolas Kayanja
Club Paradise, Ibanda – Patrick Manigamukama, Andrew Katende, Julius Asimwe, Jimmy Kamanzi
Patel Bar and Lodge, Kabale – Brian Biryomumisho, Ruda Faruswa, Silaji Kalaria, Richard Singura.