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Squash: USRA receives equipment

By Michael Nsubuga

Added 17th November 2019 12:00 AM

Squash is still a growing sport in the country with many of the courts and players centred around Kampala

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Squash players don some of the donated squash tops. Courtesy Photo

Squash is still a growing sport in the country with many of the courts and players centred around Kampala

The Uganda Squash Rackets Association has received a donation of squash equipment from UK based Hampshire Junior Squash Club.

The donation was received by USRA and Kampala Club squash captain George Kasekende and squash player Mike Kawooya from Hampshire representative Kevin Belcher at Entebbe Airport on Friday.

quash player ike awooya left receives the equipment from ampshire representative evin elcher at ntebbe irport ourtesy hotoSquash player Mike Kawooya (left) receives the equipment from Hampshire representative Kevin Belcher at Entebbe Airport. Courtesy Photo

 

The donation included T-shirts, shorts, ladies tops and shoes, rackets, wrist bands bottom for men and ladies, squash balls and overgrips and grips.

Kawooya said this was the second donation from Hampshire sought through a friendship he has with the club.

“I have already distributed the items to various university players and other youngsters because we want to continue developing the sport in the country. We are very grateful for the donation and look forward to more items in future from them,” Kawooya said.

 

Squash is still a growing sport in the country with many of the courts and players centred around Kampala.

Apart from the Rock Classic Hotel court in Tororo that was unveiled this year, there isn’t much squash in up country towns.

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