Uganda national golf team raising a trophy they won in the championships
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 Uganda national golf team raising a trophy  they won in the   championships
Uganda national golf team raising a trophy they won in the championships

Uganda Sports Press Association (USPA) unanimously voted the Uganda national golf team as the Nile Special best sports personality of the month of April at Imperial Royale Hotel in Kampala on Monday.

On a historic and momentous day, Uganda national golf team won the Zone VI Africa Golf championships at the par 72 Uganda Golf Club in Kampala last month.

“The members have agreed in unison to reward the Golf National Team for their efforts for a landmark and tremendous achievement for sports in Uganda” said Patrick Kanyomozi, the USPA General Secretary.

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This is the first ever victory for Uganda in the 21 year old timeline of the event where South Africa takes a lions’ share with an unprecedented 19 titles under their belt and Kenya once.

Kenya finished 4th on 15.5 points, Zimbabwe too the 3rd place (16.5) and South Africa finished runners up with 17.5 points.

Arthur Ssegwanyi who won the Zone 4.2 Africa Chess Championship, also becoming an International Master (IM) in the process, Patidar Samaj won the National Men’s T20 League, beating Nile Cricket Club by 4 wickets.

Kololo Girls team that won their maiden Girls Schools Cricket week title after defeating defending champions Jinja SS by 7 wickets were applauded for their efforts.

President Museveni congratulating the golf team
President Museveni congratulating the golf team