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Omoding Back In The Fray

By Vision Reporter

Added 23rd August 2002 03:00 AM

NATIONAL table tennis champion Julius Omoding will face a solid opposition that includes Kenyan and Tanzanian stars at the Uganda Open due September 20-22.

By William Muwonge NATIONAL table tennis champion Julius Omoding will face a solid opposition that includes Kenyan and Tanzanian stars at the Uganda Open due September 20-22. Omoding, also the top ranked Ugandan, will defend his title at Lugogo Indoor stadium. The champion has stepped up his training ahead of Uganda Table Tennis Association (UTTA) top event. Action will be in the mens’ singles and doubles’, the ladies’, the U-21 boys’ and girls’ events. Another skilled player Mary Musoke is also set for the event. The three-time Olympian has vowed to reclaim the title she last won in 1999. A UTTA official Brian Kaganda, said a Kampala firm Photogenix offered sh1.2m for organisation. “Our budget is sh5m. We need more assistance and have approached a number of firms,” Kaganda said. Ends

Omoding Back In The Fray

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