Rukunya took the first and second sets with a similar 11-6 score before Kadoma won the next two sets, 11-6, 11-5 to the excitement of fans of both camps....
The new courts were unveiled over the weekend when they hosted the Rock Classic International tournament
Tom Ford from England, Kevin Ndolvu and South Africa based Ken Mwape from Zambia were some of the early arrivals
The seed-two had to dig deep to beat a resilient Kadoma
Kawooya's Kigali success followed a semifinal finish at the 22nd Squash Junkies in the Netherlands.
USRA chairman JB Tusingwire welcomed Rukunya’s win saying it was a sign that the sport was not stagnant.
Fresh from finishing second and consequently becoming the first Ugandan to reach the finals
"It was a tough match but hopefully I will have better luck next time."
The draw pits Rukunya against his Ugandan counterpart Lawrence Matovu in the second round
Rukunya's victory over Paul Kadoma which came with sh500,000 was the second in a space of one month and followed the Nakuru Open which he won last month....
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