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Make us proud, Muhoozi tells motocross team

By Johnson Were

Added 28th August 2019 12:00 PM

The first group of the team leaves on Wednesday, while the second group leaves on Thursday.

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Gen. Muhoozi hands over the Uganda flag to Motocross team captain Maxime Van Pee and his team . PHOTOS: Johnson Were

The first group of the team leaves on Wednesday, while the second group leaves on Thursday.

Lt Gen. Muhoozi Kainerugaba on Tuesday flagged off the National Motocross team for the FIM Africa Motocross Championship in Zimbabwe, urging them to represent their country effectively.

"I am very proud of you young men and women that are representing our nation. That is patriotism and I salute you for that. Go and make Uganda proud," Muhoozi said.

He also handed over sh20m  from General Salim Saleh to the team at a function held in Entebbe.

The first group of the team leaves on Wednesday, while the second group leaves on Thursday.

 Gen. Kainerugaba hands over the sh20m cash to deputy vice-president Motocross Barak Orland as FMU President Dusman Okee looks on

Team captain Maxime van Pee promised that his team will do all it can to get a podium finish for Uganda.

The team of 37 riders will use the Zimbabwe championship to prepare for the Armed Forces Appreciation motocross championship in Busiika on October 5-6.

 

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