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Ugandan golfers struggle in Tanzania as Kenyan takes lead

By Vision Reporter

Added 5th February 2009 03:00 AM

KENYAN Ali Kimani shot a round one over par 73 to lead the Captain's Prize tournament as Ugandans struggled yesterday,

KENYAN Ali Kimani shot a round one over par 73 to lead the Captain's Prize tournament as Ugandans struggled yesterday,

Tanzania Open
Captains Prize tourney
Day one leader-board:
A. Kimani 73
N. Rokoine 74
J. Baptista 75
J. Okello 75
S. Mwanyaneza 75
D. Akope 76
D. Onyango 76
B. Nyenza 76
G. Mande 78
R. Ainley 78
G. Olayo 79
S. Atibu 80
H. Mutaawe 82

KENYAN Ali Kimani shot a round one over par 73 to lead the Captain's Prize tournament as Ugandans struggled yesterday, reports Douglas Mazune.

Kimani led compatriot Nelson Rokoine by one shot in the 72-hole event under sweltering humidity on the Dar es Salaam Gymkhana Golf Club course.

Rwandan player Jean Baptista, Kenyan Jacob Okello and ageing Tanzanian Salim Mwanyaneza shared third position on 75.

Ugandans Deo Akope and Denis Onyango shared sixth place, three strokes behind the leader of the sh10m event.

Akope warned that the leader-board would change in the last three rounds.

“The scores appear poor but given the conditions of the course all of us in the top 10 have started well. The course is too tough, you can’t tell who has a good chance,” Akope stated.

Ugandan golfers struggle in Tanzania as Kenyan takes lead

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