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TEAM UGANDA SETS OFF FOR THE 2018 WOODBALL WORLD CUP, THAILAND
Team Uganda comprising of Sixteen (16) athletes and Three (3) Officials depart today for Chiangduo, Thailand aboard Qatar Airways for the 8th Woodball World Cup slated for 24th to 29th July 2018. The Team headed by the NCS Chairman, Bosco Onyik hopes to outdo the previous performance of 2016 Woodball World Cup where Zawedde and Onesmus Atamba won the mixed doubles title, while the men's team finished 3rd overall.
NCS contributed Sixteen (16) Return Airtickets towards the Team's travel. The Assistant General Secretary, Technical, Mr. David Katende handed over the Airtickets to the team at a flag off ceremony today at NCS, Lugogo. He re-echoed Government's/NCS's committment to adequately support National Federation in their activities and programmes. He further noted that NCS has come true to its promise made to the federation at the 10 Years Federations' celebration to support the federation towards the World Cup Campaign.
Uganda has previously competed in four editions of the Woodball World Cup in 2010 (Thailand), 2012 (Malaysia), 2014 (China) and 2016 (South Korea).
Team Composition to Thailand:
Isaac Ariho – Botladz Woodball Club
Onesmus Atamba – Ndejje Corporate Woodball Club
Godfrey Bukenya – St. Joseph’s Technical Institute Kisubi
Brian Gwaaka – KIU
Franco Kibuule – Botladz Woodball Club
Wilson Mugume – Stroke Woodball Club
Charles Ssensalo – Ndejje University
Geoffrey Towing – Ndejje University
Joan Mukoova – Ndejje University
Florence Mukooya – Stroke Woodball Club
Charity Nagaba – KIU
Joyce Nalubega – Ndejje Corporate Wooodball Club
Elizabeth Nambeguya – Ndejje University
Sophia Namuddu – Ndejje Corporate Woodball Club
Denise Pulkeria Nanjeru – Kyambogo University
Lilian Zawedde -Ndejje Corporate Woodball Club