Sport
Nothing will stop us from victory - BlickPublish Date: Apr 20, 2014
Nothing will stop us from victory - Blick
  • mail
  • img
Arthur Blick Jnr will captain Team Uganda.
newvision

By Johnson Were

RIVALS Ali Omar Yasser and Alistair Blick in MX 85cc category have temporarily buried their rivalry to focus on battling Kenya in the FIM Africa Central Africa Motocross Championship in Busiika on Easter Sunday.

It will be baptism of fire as Uganda’s best Ali Omar Yasser and Alistair Blick battles Kenya best Rolf Kihara and Elias Sherman in the 85cc class.

“Actually the most important is not me winning or Alistair winning but Uganda winning and that is what we are targeting,” Omar told New Vision Sport.

Despite heavy rainfall on the track in the days leading up to the race, the battle ground is set and team Uganda is ready to defy all odds and win the first round of the championship.

According to team captain Arthur Blick Jnr, the team has been training in all conditions and is confident that the rain that has made the track slippery is not a threat to his charges like it has been in the past.

“We went through wet area training and that is no longer a threat. Even me who hated to ride on wet tracks had to compete in enduro competitions in Lubowa to master the muddy sections,” Blick stated.

He further explained that the organisers had set up several drainage points that will keep the track user friendly despite being slippery.

He urged fans to support the team but avoid crossing the track for safety purposes.

“We know our fans love us a lot and will turn up in big numbers to support the team, but I appeal to them to observe safety and avoid crossing the track, and also staying a safe distance from jumps,” Blick stated.

Crowd’s darling Maxime Van Pee will battle Kenya’s Tutu Maina as Blick takes on Samir Sherman in the MX1 category.

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
Chesang sets new junior record
Uganda’s Stella Chesang finished fourth at the IAAF World Junior championships with a new national junior record at the IAAF World Junior championships taking place in Eugene....
Commonwealth Games open in colourful, moving ceremony
Queen Elizabeth II has opened the 20th Commonwealth Games after a moving and colourful ceremony at Celtic Park....
Cranes resume training for return leg against Mauritania
The Cranes team has resumed training at Namboole in preparation of the return leg against Mauritania on August 3....
Kickboxing:  Apolot to defend against Nassimbwa
Motor mouth kickboxer Moses Golola elevated the game of kickboxing four years ago....
Uganda begins quest for Commonwealth glory
UGANDA’S quest for medals at the 20th Commonwealth Games starts off with a badminton encounter against Kenya. The two nations clash in one of the opening fixtures of the mixed group encounters...
German motocross trainer starts work
GERMAN motocross trainer Jurgen Kuper started training the national team in preparation for the FIM Africa Central Africa Motocross championship in Nairobi next month...
Should government review powers of kings?
Yes
No
Can't Say
follow us
subscribe to our news letter