The stand outs in the week long event will represent Uganda at the Rwanda Genocide Tournament
Pepsi Girls Cricket Week
There is more to this year's girls' cricket week tournament than meets the eye!
The stand outs in the week long event will represent Uganda at the Rwanda Genocide Tournament which is due on June 10-15, where five teams will participate including Kenya, Tanzania, Nigeria and Rwanda, the hosts.
"It will not stop at just winning the competition, as a select side from the tournament will travel to Rwanda for the Rwanda Genocide tournament," said Justine Ligyalingi, CEO of Uganda Cricket Association at the official launch of the Girls Cricket Week Tournament at lugogo on Friday.
Meanwhile during the tournament, the ladies clubs and UCA will go headhunting for players to participate in the national Ladies League, the senior women's team and National U19 girls' team.
Gayaza High, Lord's Meade Vocational College, Ndejje SS, Kyambogo College, St James SS, Jinja SS, Busoga High, Olila High, Kilembe SS, Masaka SS, Nyakasura School and defending champions Kololo will participate in the Contest.
Action starts Saturday at five playing venues comprising Budo1&2, Kyambogo, Gayaza and Lugogo.
The tournament is sponsored by Pepsi, Bankstown Cricket Club from Australia, UCA and the National Council of sports.