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Publish Date: May 20, 2010
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Express vs Police date fixed
KAKUNGULU CUP
Express v Police

SOCCER - FUFA has finally rescheduled the Kakungulu Cup quarterfinal fixture between Express and Police FC for next Tuesday at Wankulukuku stadium.
The match was postponed two weeks ago on Police request after the death of their former official and FUFA president Denis Obua.

NIC starts title defence today
Results
UPDF 44 Police 35
Tomorrow
Posta v CBS
TLC v KCC
NIC v Police
Prisons v UPDF

NETBALL - Insurance side, NIC will make their bid to defend their national netball league title tomorrow when they take on rivals Police at Nakivubo, at 4pm.
NIC skipper, Betty Namukasa expressed confidence yesterday saying that though they have not had a test in the new season, they would win today’s game. Police lost to UPDF 44-35 in the 2010 season opening game.

UOC advises
POOL - Participants at the one-week ZEUS workshop have been urged to teach the various local sports federations and institutions how to utilise their own data by using the Zeus system. National Olympic committee secretary Peninah Kabenge gave the advice as the five-day workshop ended at the Commonwealth Resort in Munyonyo last month.

Kibone stars in Kenya Open
Kenya Open selected results
Finals

Singles
Women

A. Kibone (UGA) bt S. Chandarana (KEN) 3-0
Men
L. Bekele (ETH) bt
R. Nyaika (UGA) 3-2

Doubles
Men

Bekele/Mathenge bt Omongole/Nyaika 3-0
Women
Kibone/Magdalene bt Chepto/Sigowo 3-0
TENNIS - Amina Kibone led Uganda’s women to win the Kenya table tennis open championships last week.

KCC suspend three staff

SOCCER - Less than a week after KCC FC paid players’ salary arrears, the club has suspended three of their senior playing staff for indiscipline. Assistant coach Baker Mbowa confirmed yesterday that striker Martin Muwanga, goalkeeper Salim Sowedi and defender Apollo Kakaire were suspended on Wednesday. Team coordinator Charles Masiko also confirmed the development but declined to give details.
Kyabazinga meet May 29
ATHLETICS - The fifth edition of the Kyabazinga Athletic Championships will take place on Saturday May 29 at Kyabazinga stadium Bugembe. The annual event sponsored by MTN is expected to attract about 500 athletes. Registration will be done on arrival, according to organising secretary Mike Nalugoda. He disclosed that the first three in every event (both track and field) are entitled to cash awards of sh30000, sh20000 and sh10000 in that order. He urged the Busoga community to come in big numbers to cheer the athletes.

3 on 3 at UCU

BASKETBALL - Uganda Christian University in conjunction with Baylor University, USA is hosting a 3 on 3 basketball tournament and a skills clinic at the Mukono based campus today. Cornelius Engwenyu, the sports administrator said it was an opportunity for everyone to learn more about basketball. The winners of the event will walk away with prizes.

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