Sport
Its Kiprotich v Kemboi at USPA Gala
Publish Date: Apr 24, 2014
Its Kiprotich v Kemboi at USPA Gala
Ezekiel Kemboi breaks into a dance as he celebrates winning gold in the 3000m Steeplechase final at the World Championships in Moscow. Photo by Norman Katende
  • mail
  • img
newvision

By James Bakama

STEPHEN Kiprotich was thrilled on learning that steeplechase legend Ezekiel Kemboi would attend the Nile Special USPA Gala.

Besides the urge of being in the company of a fellow superstar, world and Olympic marathon gold medalist Kiprotich also can’t wait to have a jig with the Kenyan runner.

“Kemboi is a good dancer. I only wish that USPA gives me some dance time on the floor with him,” said Kiprotich.

Whenever he wins, Kemboi further excites the crowds with what has now become his trademark dance.

Kiprotich is also a winner when it comes to Congolese dance strokes.

But maybe Kiprotich need not worry as there will be a dance session after the gala.

Former sportsman of the year Charlie Lubega, proprietor of Uganda’s top night club - Guvnor, has offered USPA the swanky dance facility after the awards ceremony.

Speaker of Parliament Rebecca Kadaga will preside over the sh130m gala. 

“She has already confirmed,” said USPA vice president Sabiiti Muwanga.

The scribes’ body and its sponsors Nile Breweries have in another effort to give the gala a touch of international class also invited foreign journalists.

Kiprotich, basketball and netball queen Peace Proscovia and the motor rally crew of Jas Mangat and Gihan da Silva are the contestants for the top award. 

Kiprotich is the reigning winner.

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
Africa Championships: Weightlifter Kawooya bags two gold
Huzaifa Kawooya won the first two gold medals for Uganda as the 9th Africa Youth and Junior Weightlifting Championships started in Entebbe....
FUFA insists on new sponsorship deal
FUFA has been keen on redirecting payments from Uganda Premier League (UPL) sponsors Azam to new accounts....
Cecafa Kagame Cup semifinals: KCCA faces Azam today
Ugandan side KCCA FC plays Azam FC of Tanzania today for a place in the final of the Cecafa Kagame Cup....
SC Villa at 40: Museveni to grace celebrations
President Yoweri Museveni will be the chief guest as SC Villa marks 40 years of existence at Hotel Africana today....
Ugandan football: Azam freeze league sponsorship
The Azam Uganda Premier League could kick off on August 21 with an escalation of the controversy over control of sponsorship money....
Otile stuns pros to snatch Uganda Open lead
The Ugandan Open amateur champion returned seven-under-par 65 on Thursday not only to match the course record but also to lead the field of over 70 golfers...
Should faith based organisations be registered as Non-government organisations?
Yes
No
Can't Say
follow us
subscribe to our news letter