SAMUEL Nyaga leads the Kenyan in the Uganda Open CHOGOM Special darts championship in Kampala this weekend.
The Kenya Telecom darts club kingpin is among a field of 86 Kenyan players who arrived yesterday.
The two-day event gets underway at Regency Hotel, Bakuli on Saturday.
The first batch of 20 Tanzanians and a similar number of Kenyans arrived yesterday.
The Uganda field of over 130 players will be led by Aojan Orisa, Ronald Kalete, Chris Wabwire, Steel Okello and Mathia â€˜Cobraâ€™ Okwir.
Other teams expected today in the Nile Breweries-sponsored championship are Zambia, Botswana, Tanzania, Rwanda, Ethiopia and South Africa.
The meet is organised by Uganda Darts Association (UDA) as a sporting highlight for the forthcoming Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM) in Kampala.
According UDA boss Abbey Ariong, over 400 darts players are expected to take part.
â€œThis is the biggest tournament ever. It is a good chance of raising the standard of the game in the region,â€ noted Ariong yesterday.
Ariong said the meet offers chance of lobbying for a world ranking event.
Kenyans for CHOGM darts meet