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Preparations for Uganda’s top sporting event, viagra buy the MTN Kampala Marathon 2015 are in full gear, with nine foreign elite runners confirming their participation.

The nine sprinters include Kenya’s Rael Kimaiyo Jepyator, Kiprop Tonui, Julius Kibet, Doris Jepchumba Todophus, Pamela Anisomuk, Barnabas Kipyego, Kiptoo Julius Kibet and Tanzania’s Fabiola William John, Msenduki Mohamed all running the 42km race.

In 2014, Ugandans, Alex Chesakit and Carolyne Migadde broke the Kenyan dominance winning the main 42 Km event for both men and women’s category.

Chesakit thus became the third Ugandan to win the 42 event in the 11 years of the Marathon since Francis Musani (2008) and Joseph Nsubuga (2004).

Now with the entry of the nine elite runners, Uganda’s chances at the top prizes remains to be seen yet again.

The annual event is sponsored by MTN Uganda. Other sponsors are Stanbic Bank, Huawei, Rwenzori Bottling Company and Vision Group with main partners being Uganda Athletics Federation.

With a theme “Run for Kampala, This year the proceeds of the MTN Marathon will go towards the construction of smart bio-toilets in KCCA managed schools in Kampala.

Below is the profile of some of the elite runners

 Rael Kimaiyo Jepyator (Born 1984)

She has attended several marathons overtime having a personal best of 2:34:23 set in Warszawa 2011. Her season best is 2:37:46 set at the Luxembourg marathon. Kimaiyo has run the Odense marathon finishing with a time of 2:41:25, the Porto marathon (2:40:21) and Bruxelles marathon (2:41:20)

 Kiprop Tonui (Born 1986)

He has a personal best of 2:16:19 set at the Mombasa marathon last year – 2014. He won the 2015 Tallinn marathon winning the race in 2:18:04 this year.

 Fabiola William John (Born 1984)

She has represented Tanzania at the World Championships and Olympic Games on several occasions. She has a personal best of 2:34:41 set at the Edinburg marathon. She won the Kilimanjaro marathon this year.

 Msenduki Mohamed

Msenduki represented Tanzania at the World Championships in Athletics, Moscow. He has run several international marathons including the Groningen Marathon where he finished 2nd with a time of 2:14:21.

Kiptoo Julius Kibet

Kibet is starting his full marathon career. He has been participating at the 10,000m track event and had his debut half marathon this year at the Stanchart Marathon – Nairobi running 1:02. (62 minutes).
Togo national team coach, information pills Tom Saintfiet has made good on his threat to completely drop embattled star striker Emmanuel Adebayor from the Hawks nest after he released a list of 23 players who will take part in the upcoming crucial World Cup qualifier against Uganda without the striker.

“Discipline is important both for the players, stomach the staff, etc. Discipline is everything to me. All players must be proud to be selected and accept the rules. I want each player to know it’s special to be selected for his country,” the coach told Togolese media.

Kossi Agassa who is just returning from injury is also missing in the Belgian-born coach’s squad.

Among the surprise debutants include  Kodjovi Dadzie of Gomido FC (Togo) and Mawuena Kwami Franck who plies his trade in Mali with giants Stade Malien.

Ivan Bukenya’s teammate and striker at Kaizer Chiefs Abraw Camaldine has also made a return together with Semassi fc’s Donou Kokou. The defender was responsible for Uganda’s 1-0 loss at Namboole.

Full Squad:

Goalkeepers: Mensah Cédric (SR Colmar, FRANCE) , Djehani N’guissan (Dyto FC, TOGO), Yakoubou Nouridine (Semassi, TOGO).

Defenders:: Mamah Abdul Gafar (Dacia Chisenau, Moldovia), Akakpo Serge (Trabzon 1461, Turkey), Amevor K. Mawouna (Notts County, England), Djene Dakonam (Alcorcon, Spain) Donou Kokou (Semassi, TOGO),

Nouwoklo Kossivi (As Togo Port, TOGO), Ouro-Akoriko Sadate (Al Faisaly, S.Arabia), Bossou Vincent (Young Africans, TANZANIA), Dadzie Kodjovi (Gomido, TOGO)

Midfielders:Romao Alaixys (Olympique de Marseille , FRANCE), Ayité Floyd (SC Bastia, FRANCE), Womé Dové (Supersports), Eninful Akoété (Doxa Katakopias, Greece), Atakora Lalawele (Helsingborg, Sweden), Dossevi Matthieu (Standard de Liège, Belgium), Gakpé Serge (Genoa FC, Italy)

Forwards: Ayité Jonathan (Alanyaspor, Turkey), Mawuena Kwame Franck (Stade Malien, MALI), Abraw Camaldine (Kaizer Chiefs),  Placca Fessou Euloge Meme (Oosterzonen, Belgium).

2018 FIFA World Cup Russia Qualifiers Africa Zone (2nd Round 1st Leg and 2nd Leg):

Thursday, 12th November 2015: Togo Vs Uganda – Kegue Stadium, Lome

Sunday, 15th November 2015: Uganda Vs Togo – Nelson Mandela National Stadium, Kampala, 4pm

Charges: 20,000/-, 50,000/-, 120,000/-


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