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80 teams for Kabaka Birthday Volleyball Festival

By Yekoyada Saaka

Added 28th February 2020 11:13 AM

The cultural sports festival will run from March 27 until March 29 at Lugogo.

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Officials representing different stakeholders launched the 2020 Kabaka Birthday Volleyball Festival on Thursday at Bulange, Mengo. (Credit: Silvano Kibuuka)

The cultural sports festival will run from March 27 until March 29 at Lugogo.

VOLLEYBALL

KAMPALA - The 2020 Kabaka Birthday Volleyball Festival was successfully launched at Bulange, Mengo, with 80 teams expected to take part in the three-day event.

It will run from March 27 until March 29 at the KCCA grounds in Lugogo.

The Speaker of Lukiiko (Buganda Kingdom Parliament), Patrick Luwagga Mugumbule, representing Katikkiro Charles Peter Mayiga, launched the event.

He was flanked by the kingdom's minister of sports in charge of youth and recreation, Henry Ssekabembe, and other officials.

Luwagga appreciated the sponsors for their continued support and appealed others to come onboard.

This year’s event is themed: Men for good health in ending HIV/AIDS.

On his part, Ssekabembe said Buganda kingdom is proud of the continued growth and development of the tournament.

“Just like the Masaza Football Tournament, we look forward to making it a priority event," said the minister.


Last year's winners:
     

Sunrise Primary School (U-12 and U-14 girl's categories)

Samaritan Primary School (U-12 and U-14 boy's categories)

Sumayah Girls’ Secondary School (junior girls)

Namugogo Vacation SS (junior boys)

Kinaawa High Mugogo (secondary senior girls)

Mbogo Mixed SS (secondary senior boys)

KCB-Nkumba (clubs' women category)

Nkumba University (men’s category)

Centenary Bank (corporates’ category)



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