WOODBALL : UWBF President hails Ugandan, Chinese governments

DAVID GOMBE

The Uganda Woodball Federation successfully held their 12th annual congress at the Federation’s offices at Balintuma in Kampala on Saturday, 8th February.

The event was graced by National Council of Sports General Secretary Dr. Patrick Bernard Ogwel and his assistant David Katende Ssemakula.

The Congress was attended by all the member clubs and the Federation’s executive members headed by Paul Mark Kayongo.

Kayongo applauded the Ugandan government and Chinese government for the support rendered towards the development of the game.

“I thank the Ugandan government and the Chinese government for the support rendered towards the development of Woodball in the country. I also appreciate the role played by our sponsors.”

He also stated that their major emphasis this year is to strength the structures and leadership of member clubs.

Our emphasis is to strengthen the structures not just in the federation but also in the clubs that make up the Woodball Federation. We think that once we strengthen the leadership of the clubs this will form a basis of improving the game in the country.” Our ambition is to spread this sport in various regions of the country.

“We have also been mandated to take the game on the African continent so far we have 12 and I believe by this we shall be joined by at least five new countries.”

The 2020 calendar year budget of Shs 975m was passed as well as endorsing the activity calendar of the Federation.

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