Sport
We learnt alot, says coach Kasasa
Publish Date: Jul 29, 2014
We learnt alot, says coach Kasasa
Rugby Cranes playing against England on Saturday
  • mail
  • img
newvision

By James Bakama in Glasgow

Uganda couldn’t go beyond the semi-finals of the Commonwealth Rugby Sevens.


The Cranes lost 32-0 to Canada in the penultimate stage at the Ibrox stadium on Sunday.

The North Americans then went on to whip Cook Islands 50-7 to win the bowl event.

In the main medal event, South Africa ambushed four time champions New Zealand 17-12 to take the gold medal. Australia took the bronze after beating Samoa 24-0.

Rugby Cranes were beaten 40 - 0 by England

England edged neighbours Wales 17-15 to win the plate event.

“Standards were high, and I must say there were lots of lessons for us. We shall definitely raise our game next time,” noted assistant coach Yayiro Kasasa.

Meanwhile, Shida Leni was the only Ugandan who advanced from the women’s 400 meter heats on Sunday.

She clocked 54:77 in a race won by Jamaica’s Williams-Mills in 52:39.
 

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
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....
Mutebile joins She Cranes’ World Cup fundraising drive
She Cranes’ World Cup qualifying campaign was a scandal. The manner in which the cash-strapped national netball team battled through the qualifiers in the sizzling heat of Botswana was so humbling that well-wishers are coming through with financial support to avoid a repeat....
Golf: Uganda starts Presidents Cup poorly
The Ugandan golf team started on a wrong note, returning poor scores on day one at the inaugural Africa Golf Confederation (AGC) President’s Cup at Kitwe golf Club in Zambia on Tuesday....
Misaga explains sacking of SC Villa coach
Villa president Immanuel Misaga has insisted that he had to dismiss his head coach Stephen Bogere because he needed a tactician with resilience....
New national cricket coach Kirsten arrives Wednesday
Former South Africa International Peter Kirsten, who was appointed as the new Technical Director and national team head coach is set to arrive in the country on Wednesdya, as the national cricket team resumes training for the ICC Division III cricket league....
Cheptegei lined up for scholarship
World junior athletics 10000m champion Joshua Cheptegei has been lined up for the Olympic Solidarity scholarship, which will help him get more training and exposure in order to help him qualify for Rio 2016 Olympics Games....
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