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Handball: Ndejje, Nkumba win

By Johnson Were

Added 14th May 2019 07:22 PM

The Luwero based university beat the army side 23-19 and 32-27 in the women and men’s league games respectively on Saturday in Bombo to stay on top of the table log in the nine-team league.

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EverGreen player tries to shot at Kyambogo during the League Ndejje won 29-19. PHOTO: Johnson Were

The Luwero based university beat the army side 23-19 and 32-27 in the women and men’s league games respectively on Saturday in Bombo to stay on top of the table log in the nine-team league.

 
Handball results
 
Women:
 
UPDF 19 Ndejje 23
 
Makerere 10 Prisons 50
 
Police 23 Nkumba 33
 
Nkajja 45 Makerere 9
 
Men:
 
UPDF 27 Ndejje 32
 
Police 10 Kyambogo 0
 
Top three on table standings
 
Men:
 
Ndejje 8
 
Makerere 6
 
Prisons 4
 
Women:
 
Ndejje 8
 
Nkumba 7
 
Prisons 4
 
Top scorers:
 
Men
 
Isma Kisalita 38pts (Makerere)
 
Dan Aboku 34 (Makerere)
 
Women:
 
Scovia Lamunu 50pts (Prisons)
 
Doreen Ondoa 42 (Nkumba)
 
Ndejje University continued to dominate the national handball league with wins against UPDF in the men and women teams respectively.
 

 Kyengeza players in yellow try to stop a Ndejje University player from advancing to their goal

The Luwero based university beat the army side 23-19 and 32-27 in the women and men’s league games respectively on Saturday in Bombo to stay on top of the table log in the nine-team league.
 
“Our target is to defend the men’s title and also reclaim the women title lost last year to Nkajja handball team,” coach George Isabirye said.
 
Ndejje men are targeting a third title in a row while the women side who lost last year’s title to Nkajja who are aiming to reclaim it, but they face stiff competition from former champions Nkumba University who are second in the women league.
 
In the men’s category, Makerere Bulls on six points are trailing Ndejje by two points but look forward to dethroning defending champions.
 
Meanwhile, Isma Kisalita and Dan Aboku of Makerere Bulls lead the scoreboard with 38 and 34 goals respectively in the men’s league while Scovia Lamunu of Prisons tops the scoreboard with 50points followed by Doreen Ondoa of Nkumba with 42points.
 
The league continues on Saturday and Sunday in Nsambya.
 

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