Sport
Buteme leads team for CAR
Publish Date: Mar 17, 2014
Buteme leads team for CAR
  • mail
  • img
newvision

By Johnson Were 

Confederation Africa Rugby women 7s 

Pool A: S. Africa, Kenya, Senegal and Madagascar 

Pool B: Tunisia, Uganda, Zimbabwe and Namibia 

Fixtures

Uganda v Namibia 

Uganda v Zimbabwe 

Tunisia v Uganda 

Lady Rugby Cranes 7s team coach Anthony Kinene has appointed Helen Buteme as team captain for the Confederation Africa Rugby women 7s tournament due April 2-11 in Machakos, Kenya. Brenda Kayiyi will be Buteme’s deputy. 

“We decided to have Buteme as team captain because of her experience and communication skills. She is also comfortable with all the other players on the team,” Kinene stated as he confirmed the development. 

Buteme, one of the pioneers of women rugby in Uganda in 2003, joined the national 15s team in 2005 before playing for the national 7s side in 2007.

She captained Uganda at the 2009 Rugby 7s World Cup in Dubai and played for English Premiership team, Thurrock, as well as other clubs in Sweden, Norway, Netherlands and Dubai. 

On the team condition Kinene said that the girls are responding well to training and that he has so far been impressed. 

The Lady Cranes will battle Zimbabwe, Tunisia and Namibia in the group stages and must win at least two games to qualify for the knockout stages. 

The other countries to be represented at the eight-team event include Madagascar, Senegal, South Africa and Kenya.

The statements, comments, or opinions expressed through the use of New Vision Online are those of their respective authors, who are solely responsible for them, and do not necessarily represent the views held by the staff and management of New Vision Online.

New Vision Online reserves the right to moderate, publish or delete a post without warning or consultation with the author.Find out why we moderate comments. For any questions please contact digital@newvision.co.ug

  • mail
  • img
blog comments powered by Disqus
Also In This Section
Nkumba, UPDF, Police wins in handball league
The national women handball league defending champions Nkumba University opened the season on strong note whipping Police metro 27-17 in the games played at Nkumba University ground on Saturday....
Vipers coach Edward Golola has asked his players to stay focused ahead of their remaining league games....
Vipers coach calls for focus after win over KCCA
Vipers SC coach Edward Golola rallies his players to remain focused for their remaining five league games this season after a crucial win ov...
Athletes eye Beijing mark at today
The qualification battle for tickets to the IAAF World Athletics Championships resumes today at Namboole....
Dolphins bring American instructor back
American FINA Swimming Instructor Rick Powers is set to conduct another swimming clinic at the invitation of the Dolphins Swim Club on April 26 -May 6....
Barca v Bayern, Juventus v Real Madrid in Champions League semis
Barcelona will face Bayern Munich and Juventus will take on holders Real Madrid in the semi-finals of the Champions League after the draw was made on Friday....
Do you support KCCA'S move to return city communter buses?
Yes
No
Can't Say
follow us
subscribe to our news letter