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Ian Senoga looks forward to playing in the badminton league

By David Namunyala

Added 13th June 2016 02:06 PM

Senoga, ranked 550 in the world, beat fellow Ndejje University student Innocent Kabagambe in a tightly contested men's single in two stright sets.

Ian Senoga has set his eyes on winning all his games at the inaugural Individuals Challenge Badminton League in a bid to accumulate international rankings points.

Senoga, ranked 550 in the world, beat fellow Ndejje University student Innocent Kabagambe in a tightly contested men's single in two stright sets.

He won 21-18 and 21-10 over the weekend at Victory City Church in Ntinda, Kampala.

"My target is to win all my games so as to improve my chances of making it on the team ahead of the  Olympic games," he said.

In the other men's singles, Daniel Mihigo also picked up his first victory after beating Allan Nkiire in a hard fought win that ended (2-0), 21-11 and 21-19 while Ian Mayega also silenced Ronald Lule 2-1.

Meanwhile in the women's side on Sunday, Uganda's best Shamim Bangi beat Fatuma Nabirungi 2-0, (21-14, 21-9) as the other national team player Aisha Nakiyemba beat Scovia Nabasirye 2-0, (21-6, 21-8).

While in the corporates category, Nsambya Hospital's Maureen Byarugaba walloped Nancy Katushabe 2-0, (21-6, 21-4) in the women's category before Alex Muwaya also beat Max Kanyerezi 2-0 in the men's contest at the four month league ending in September.

Individuals Challenge Badminton League

Professional;

Men,

Ian Senoga bt Innocent Kabagamba 2-0

Daniel Mihigo bt Allan Nkiire 2-0

Edwin Masiko bt Mustafa Bumpenje 2-0

Bruno Masaba bt Daniel Akau 2-0

Ivan Mayega bt Ronald Lule 2-1

Women,

Brenda Nabusindo bt Gladys Mbabazi 2-0

Aisha Nakiyemba bt Scovia Nabasirye 2-0

Shamim Bangi bt Fatuma Nabirungi 2-0

Daisy Nakalyango bt Betty Apio 2-0

Corporates;

Men,

Alex Muwaya bt Max Kanyerezi 2-0

Alvin Kalyebara bt John Mugabe 2-0

Women,

Maureen Byarugaba bt Nancy Katushabe 2-0

Pauline Anyango bt Ghelani Radhika 2-0

 

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