Table tennis teams from Kenya, Tanzania, Burundi, Uganda and Rwanda are expected to take part in the three-day Mbale Open Table Tennis championship that starts on July 14, at St. Austinâ€™s Social Centre Hall in Mbale.
Mbale Tigers Table Tennis Club (MTTTC) director Emma Matysetyse said Swedish player Laupa Lunning, who lifted last yearâ€™s menâ€™s singles, is also expected in the country to defend his title.
Hosts MTTTC will also be be battling to retain the menâ€™s team trophy, while Corner House of Kampala are ladies defending champions. Milka Anyonyi from Nairobi will defend the ladiesâ€™ singles title.
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