Hockey: Weather Head, Wanainchi Flagged Off for ACCC

Weather head and Wanainchi hockey clubs have Thursday evening been flagged off to Kenya ahead of the African Cup of Club Championship (ACCC) at the national hockey stadium in Lugogo.

The four teams (both men and women for each club) departed for Kenya’s capital, check Nairobi ahead of the championship that serves off this Saturday.

The 2016 African cup of club championship initially supposed to be staged in November last year was shifted to this year after hosts Zimbabwe cited financial constraints.

Kenya later on came out to host the tournament.

Wanaichi women’s club captain Anyango Teopista Peace is Unfazed with the previous records of Ugandan clubs at the championship and believes they can get positive results.

“I’m aware that playing at such a level is not easy but we are prepared and ready to take on the challenge, this web ” she said.

“This is our first time to play at the championship but we believe we can put up the challenge against the supposedly bigger sides, viagra buy ” added Anyango.

Ugandan clubs have failed to go past the group stage phase at the championship.

Debutants, Weather head will kick off the tournament against Kenya’s Exchaquers on Saturday at 8:00am at City park stadium, Nairobi.

Kenya’s Orange Telkom are the defending champions in the men’s category while Eastern hockey club from Egypt are the reigning champions in the women’s category.

The tournament starts from 7th to 15th January in Nairobi,Kenya.

Men’s teams: Exchequers, Weather head, Eastern, Kenya Police, Butali Warriors, Sharkia, Niger Flickers, Ghana Police, Orange Telkom

Women’s teams: Sharkia, El Rainfai Bibes, Sliders, Weather head, Ghana Revenue Authority, Tanzania Wanaichi, Heartlands, Ghana Police


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