Netball seems to flow effectively in the veins of Uganda women and this was evident at the just-conclude East Africa Legislative Assembly games where the Parliament of Uganda emerged champs of the 2015 netball tournament.
The 45-9 triumph registered by the Parliament of Uganda against the Parliament of Kenya in a one sided final played at the Amahoro Stadium yesterday, comes just few months after Uganda’s national netball team, The She Cranes, shocked the world in a spectacular performance at the Netball World Cup in Sydney, Australia.
Uganda’s leading goal shooter Hon Susan Netasiire scored 33 points while Hon Susan Amero scored 12 points for the victors, while the Parliament of Kenya replied through Hon Dorcas Kedogo.
EALA finished third after dispatching Parliament of Rwanda 28-13.
Hon Judith Pareno and Idah Nakabugo scored the points for the winners respectively. In men’s volleyball final, the Parliament of Kenya beat the Parliament of Rwanda 2 sets to 0 in a hotly contested match. The Kenyans won (25-20) and (25 – 20) respectively.
Today’s volleyball (women) finals will pit Parliament of Rwanda and Parliament of Kenya. The match shall be preceded by a third and fourth place finals featuring EALA and Parliament of Kenya.
In soccer, EALA will play Parliament of Uganda in the finals at the Kigali Memorial Stadium in Nyamirambo.
EALA beat Parliament of Rwanda 1-0 on Tuesday while Parliament of Uganda sailed through after beating Parliament of Kenya 4-2 in penalties.
In Golf, Parliament of Kenya’s Hon Kariuki won the tournament after garnering 36 pointers. Hon Kariuki who is a handicap 12 beat closest challenger, Hon Peter Mathuki of EALA, handicap 28 who got 25 points. Rwanda’s Hon Theo Mporanyi scooped 22 points.