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NCS FINANCIALLY BOOSTS TEAM UGANDA'S PARTICIPATION TO THE 3RD AFRICA YOUTH GAMES, ALGERIA
The Minister of Education and Sports (Sports), Honorable Charles Bakkabulindi has led a delegation of 50 athletes/officials to the 3rd Africa Youth Games in Alger, Algeria slated for 18th to 28th July 2018.
The Team that departs today aboard, Emirates Airways shall participate in Athletics, Badminton, Weightlifting, Handball, Rowing and Swimming.
During the flag off of the Team today at Uganda Olympic Committee, The NCS Chairman, Mr. Bosco Onyik retairated government’s support to sports development. NCS contributed USD.22,400 towards the teams participation in the games.
At the previous games that were the 2nd edition in 2014 in Gaborone, Botswana, Uganda won 1 Gold and 2 Bronze Medals.
TEAM COMPOSITION TO ALGER
Mr. Okello Ben (Team Official)
Ms. Onziru Florence (Team Official)
Ms. Adokorach Brenda- 100m/200m Ms. Chelangat Sarah- 3000m
Ms. Chekwemoi Esther Yego- 2000m SC Ms. Cheptoyek Joy- 1500m
Ms. Akidi Betty Bigombe-400m Mr. Obaren Aaron-100m/200m
Mr. Chelimo Oscar- 3000m Mr. Mutai Ezekiel- 2000m SC
Mr. Kibet Joshua-800m Mr. Chebet Dan- 1500m
Mr. Kabindi Kaluuya William (Team Official)
Mr. Kasirye Brian- Singles
Mr. Kivumbi Mubarak Musoke (Team Official)
Mr. Lutaaya Hamdan. S (56kgs)
Mr. Mayanja Willy (Team Official)
Mr. Aziz Yakub (Team Official)
Mr. Ayo Patrick - Athlete Mr. Bongomin Daniel - Athlete
Mr. Toko Ivan- Athlete Mr. Lukwago Sharifu- Athlete
Mr. Okello Michael - Athlete Mr. Mwesigye Ivan - Athlete
Mr. Ayiko Joel- Athlete Mr. Okello Umar- Athlete
Mr. Tibamwenda Vicent-Athlete Mr. Opio Victor -Athlete
Mr. Opollo Emmanuel Oder-Athlete Mr. Byamukama Isaac- Athlete
Mr. Muhumuza Rodrick. C (Team Official)
Mr. Katabira Ronald (Team Official)
Mr. Waira Joel- Athlete Ms. Ndagire Grace- Athlete
Mr. Muwanguzi Muzafaru (Team Official)
Mr. Kabuye Adnan Adam- Athlete Mr. Ambala Atuhaire Ogola- Athlete
Mr. Ssamula Darren Kirabo- Athlete Mr. Ssegonzi Jesse Ssubi- Athlete
Ms. Katumba Ssuubi Selina- Athlete Ms. Ssengonzi Rebecca Yayeri- Athlete