Sophie Namuddu won the tournament, beating Uganda's seed one Lillian Zawedde.
PIC: Sophie Namudu, the eventual winner, in action during the Women’s Day Cup at Namboole. (Credit: David Namunyala)
WOMEN'S DAY CUP RESULTS
Sophie Namudu 51strokes
Lillian Zawedde 53
Denise Nanjeru 61
Margaret Mulumba 62strokes
Mary Nantumbwe 64
Betty Alela 70
Uganda’s seed one Lillian Zawedde is hopeful ahead of this weekend’s encounter as she plots to reclaim her pride at the Kyambogo Woodball Open.
She fell to Ndejje Club teammate Sophie Namuddu at the Women’s Day Woodball Cup when she finished second with 53 strokes, two points behind the champion Namudu (51strokes)
This was on Wednesday at Namboole.
Corporates category winner Margaret Mulumba (center), Mary Nantumbwe (right) and Betty Alela finished second and third respectively at the Women’s Day Cup. (Credit: David Namunyala)
The 24 fairways contest was challenging, according to Zawedde.
“It was difficult for me to swing the mallet especially in the long fairways due to my state [she is an expectant mother] but am ready to try and see that I at least recover at the next event.”
But Women’s Day champion Namuddu is not shaken.
“I believe it’s my time to shine and I am not scared to take on anyone,” she said.
Meanwhile Denise Nanjeru finished in third place with 61 strokes at the inaugural women’s event that attracted over 50 participants in both the seniors and corporates category.
The corporates category saw Margaret Mulumba emerge victorious with 62 strokes followed by Mary Nantumbwe and Betty Alela with 64 and 70 strokes in second and third positions respectively.