July 24, 2024


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Uganda International Badminton Challenge Kicks Off in Lugogo

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The 18th version of the Uganda Intercontinental Badminton Challenge has teed off this Thursday 24th February at the MTN Indoor stadium in Lugogo.

A complete of 39 countries from distinctive continents throughout the world have graced the 2022 championship hosted by Uganda Badminton Association (UBA) in Kampala.

UBA’s Chief Government Officer Simon Mugabi thinks the championship will marketplace the web hosting nation a large amount and expects Ugandan players to gain from it as the Commonwealth and Olympic game titles draw nearer.

“Our players are going to reward from it due to the fact it has received all the gamers from all more than the earth and they are very rated, so it is pretty excellent for them as they make up toward the Commonwealth video games and the Olympics coming on.”

Mugabi produced the remarks soon after obtaining Two million sponsorship enhance (Shs.2000,000) from Emperor Motors, the newly appointed dealers in Uganda to broaden the marketplace share of Ashok Leyland.

“In phrases of advertising Uganda, I think we have done a good deal because for the very last handful of months, it is badminton advertising and marketing Uganda on the entire world scenes and all the countries are coming in this article to see that they can be ready to take the information from Uganda back again to their homes.”

Unveiling the sponsorship, Emperor Motors’ head of Advertising, Sandra Nakiwala maintains that their contribution is made toward facilitating the dwell streaming of the video games until the closure of small business on Sunday.

“We are fully commited to supporting the enhancement of community sports in Uganda. Right now we get started the journey to acquiring to attaining this dream by partnering with Uganda Badminton Association.”

The enhancement arrives a working day right after the badminton affiliation been given Shs. 5.000,000 from Lender of Baroda.

The four-day championship has international locations this kind of as Australia, The united states, Canada, Scotland, Ukraine, Slovakia, Belgium, Italy and African nations which include Algeria, Egypt, Nigeria, South Africa, Mauritius, hosts Uganda and other individuals.

Ugandan players will purpose at accumulating intercontinental seeding points for this year’s commonwealth online games in Birmingham, United Kingdom as well as the 2024 Olympic video games in Paris.

The leading performing nations will have home a hefty hard cash prize from the whole kitty of 15000 bucks and international seeding factors which tally to 4000 for the winner.

The closing ceremony on Sunday 27th will be presided around by Indian Substantial Commissioner Shri Ajay Kumar.

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