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Buteme makes rugby history in EA

By Vision Reporter

Added 16th February 2011 03:00 AM

UGANDA has got the first female national rugby coach in the East and Central African region after Helen Buteme was appointed the U-18 girls and U-16 boys head coach for the next two years.

By JOHNSON WERE

UGANDA has got the first female national rugby coach in the East and Central African region after Helen Buteme was appointed the U-18 girls and U-16 boys head coach for the next two years.

Buteme, an IRB Level II coach was appointed by the local governing body (URU).

“It’s an honour and it is important that URU didn’t look at my gender status but considered my ability,” an excited Buteme stated.

A number of other appointments were made to fill up coaching positions for the various national teams.

Head coach: Y. Kasasa
Assistants:
P. Magona (strategy)
F. Mudoola (forwards)
H. Wafula (backs)
Uganda A: Sam Ahamya

Cranes 7s: J. Musoke
Assist: G. Mabonga
Women’s 7s: A. Kinene
U-19 Boys: B. Makalama
Assist: S. Nikoma
U-18 Girls: H. Buteme

Buteme makes rugby history in EA

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