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Uganda recovers to finish in 8th placePublish Date: Apr 17, 2014
Uganda recovers to finish in 8th place
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Willy Kitatta was one of four golfers to win their singles matches. Photo by Michael Nsubuga
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By Michael Nsubuga

Africa Zone 6 Golf Championship

Final standings

South Africa 23pts

Zimbabwe 19pts

Namibia 15.5pts

Swaziland 14.5pts

Kenya 13pts

Malawi 12pts

Mauritius 11.5pts

Uganda 9pts

Zambia 9pts

Botswana 8.5pts

Lesotho 8.5pts

Mozambique 0.5pts

UGANDA could only finish 8th overall despite earning four valuable points in the last round at the Africa Zone 6 golf championship at the Devonvale Golf and Wine Estate Club, Cape Town on Thursday.

Captain Phillip Kasozi, Ronald Rugumayo, Willy Kitatta and Robert Oluba won their singles matches against Lesotho, Kenyan, Namibian and Zambian opponents respectively to finish with nine points.

Uganda picked only two points in the opening singles round, squared off two games in the second (foursomes) for a point, carded another 2 points in the fourballs and completed the three-day action with four to share 8th place with Zambia.

Uganda will now turn their attention to the All Africa Junior Championship due in Zambia (April 29-May 2).

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