Sport
Kenya hammers Uganda Bamburi franchise teams
Publish Date: Apr 27, 2014
Kenya hammers Uganda Bamburi franchise teams
A Victoria player with the ball tries to go past Chui players. Photo/Johnson Were
  • mail
  • img
newvision

By Johnson Were

Saturday results
Pool A
Victoria 3 Chui 10
Pool B
Rwenzori 6 Papa 25

Vodacom Cup Result
Free State 77 Kenya 10

May 3 - Kakamega
Pool B
Papa v Kifaru, 2:00pm
Pool A
Ndovu v Victoria, 4:00pm

Uganda Franchises in the Bamburi Rugby Super Series Tournament Hima Rwenzori and Protector Victoria faltered in their opening fixtures at home losing 25-6 and 10-3 to Kenya’s Papa and Chui respectively at Kyadondo Rugby Club on Saturday.

In the opening game at 2:30 pm Victoria put up a spirited fight but were let down by ball handling errors that kept them lose possession of the ball through knock-ons in the 22 and 5yard area of the opponent.

“We committed several mistakes and those led to our defeat. That is now gone and we have to go back on the drawing board before our next game against Ndovu in Kakamega on Saturday,” team captain Michael Tamale stated.

Solomon Okias scored Victoria’s consolation penalty.
 

In the second game, last year’s finalists Hima Rwenzori were humiliated 25-6 by Kenya’s Papa in the game played at Kyadondo.

A Papa player with the ball goes past Rwenzori defence

 

AL hajji Manano and Brian Atubikire scored a drop goal and penalty respectively for Rwenzori while Bush Mwale, Augustine Lugonzo and Jacob Ojee managed a try each for Papa and  Michael Wanjala made the conversions.

Victoria on Saturday face Ndovu away in Kakamega while Rwenzori will rest till Saturday May 17 when they face Kifaru in Nakuru.

Uganda franchise teams are sponsored by Hima Cement, AON Insurance, UAP Insurance and Shell V-Power.

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
Kikankane out of National Rally Championship
Rally fans will miss their favourite rally crew as Duncan Mubiru aka Kikankane didn’t register for the Independence rally that is on this Saturday and Sunday in the Districts of Wakiso and Luwero....
SC Villa appoint Ssimbwa as coach
SC Villa has appointed 47 year old Sam Ssimbwa to succeed sacked coach Steven Bogere, who is reportedly heading for a coaching course in South Africa....
Golfer Wanzala keen to make amends at JBG Open
After misfiring in the Uganda Open and the KCB Golf tour in Mombasa recently, professional golfer Fred Wanzala will seek to make amends in the 17th edition of the sh10m annual JBG Open due at Entebbe Club October 2-4....
CAF throws out FUFA petition against Zambia
Confederation of African Football (CAF) has thrown out Uganda’s petition against Zambia over age limit in the Africa Youth Football Championship qualifiers last month....
Micho names 24-man squad to face Togo
Coach Micho Sedrojevic has named Fred Nkata, Karim Ndugwa and Saidi Kyeyune on the Uganda Cranes team that is due to prepare for their third Africa Nations Cup qualifier against Togo at Namboole on October 11....
Cranes na Mutima gives northern players hope
Uganda Cranes humiliated the Northern Uganda select team 5-0 in a friendly match but the vanquished coach looked on the positive side and said that he hopes the national team’s visit will inspire young people in the area to take football seriously....
Will police's move to increase the number of investigators help deal with fraud?
Yes
No
Can't Say
follow us
subscribe to our news letter