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USPA gala for July 14

By Johnson Were

Added 5th June 2017 06:56 PM

Muwanga was addressing the USPA Assembly

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USPA president (C), Secretary Patrick kanyomozi and Vice president Ritah Aliguma at the assembly.

Muwanga was addressing the USPA Assembly

Uganda sports Press Association (USPA) annual gala will be held on July 14, according to the president, Sabiiti Muwanga.

Muwanga was addressing the USPA Assembly when he made the announcement in Kampala on Monday

“I want to confirm to you that we shall hold our gala on July 14,” Muwanga stated.

Muwanga also added that the Nile Special USPA monthly winners of this year will be crowned before the annual gala.

 USPA members at the assembly. PHOTO: Johnson Were

“We shall also award the previous monthly winners up to April who have not got their awards, before the gala because in this new contract with our sponsors, we shall be crowning the winners quarterly,” Muwanga added.

The members also voted for basketball club City Oliers, KCCA Boxing Club, Jacob Kiplimo, Robert Chemonges and Andrew Ssenoga as sports personality for the month of January, February, March, April and May respectively.

City Oilers won their 4th straight National Basketball league championship with a 4-1 series win over Betway Power while KCCA Boxing Club won the National Open Boxing championship after a 28-year wait.

Jacob Kiplimo won the Junior Men's 8km race at the World Cross Country Championship at Kololo; Robert Chemonges won the Dusseldorf marathon, qualifying for the World Athletics Champions due in August in London while Andrew Ssenoga won the Germany international  body building championship.

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