Cricket, Ludo, Woodball Brighten Uganda Sports

thumb geneva; font-size: small; line-height: 200%;”>The event was the first of its kind under the new administration of Hussein Kalule, this who was unanimously elected as the Ludo Federation President.

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Jinja outclassed Luweero on 3-2 sets in the opening games.

The second game saw Mayuge district edging out Kayunga on 3-0, Masaka thrashed Buikwe 3-0 while Mukono edged out Nakawa on 3-2 sets.

According Kalule, the sport had suffered setbacks after the previous administration’s failure to hold election.

In cricket, although a heavy down pour disorganised the finals which climaxed at Kyambogo Cricket Oval, Challengers cricket club still lifted the T20 Cricket League.

Challengers were crowned champions after edging out Kampala International Cricket Club amidst a tense competition.

KICC batted 145 wickets in 20 ovals while Challengers came from behind and chased with 54 runs in six ovals where they won with five ovals.

With star players; Arnold Twaha who batted 20 balls, Annet Mohamed who batted 20 balls and Arthur Kyobe who batted 8 balls, Challengers were unbeatable.

The same finals saw Shukra Mukama of Charity Cricket Club named as the best wicket keeper while John Mpande of Tornado B was the best baller.

In Woodball, Hannah mixed dominated the second edition of Corporate League Wood Championship which took place at Nakawa business institute.

Pauline Nabikka of Hannah mixed stroked 75 beating Ndejje’s Rose Namatovu who stroked 71.

The result placed Agnes Apio of Bank of Uganda settling third with 58 points in the female category.

In the men’s category, Bank of Uganda excelled after William Osire stroked 55 points ahead of Godwin Ssenyondo of Ndejje and Hannah mixed’s Ismail Lubega who stroked 53 points.

According to John Katerege, the woodball Publicity Secretary, the next event is slated for April 27, at Sports Beach Entebbe.

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