Squash Team To Face 6 Scottish Clubs Ahead Of Commonwealth Games

3077 Views Kampala, Uganda

In short
Uganda’s squash team has landed the chance to play several build-up matches in Scotland in preparation for the 2014 Commonwealth Games.

Uganda’s squash team has landed the chance to play several build-up matches in Scotland in preparation for the 2014 Commonwealth Games.
 
John Bosco Tamwesigire, Chairman Uganda Squash Rackets Association (USRA), confirmed to URN that they have secured a chance to have the team face players from six clubs in different parts of Scotland. He said this will help the local players acclimatize and also face well exposed teams.
 
//Cue in: “We are happy and…
Cue out:..Scottish cap.”//
 
Uganda’s squash team will be led by their top player Micheal Kawooya, Kadoma Paul, Ian Rukunya and Head Coach Augustine Banyu Musinguzi. The Chairman said after failing to win medals at the last Commonwealth Games in India, they have prepared hard and these build-up games will also put the players in good shape. The 2014 Commonwealth Games will take place in Glasgow from July 23 to August 3.
 
Clark Adam, the regional Overseas security manager at the British High Commission in Kampala, told URN that he had managed to secure the build-up games for the Ugandan team in Scotland. He said the team will play against Clubs like Bridge of Allan, Hamilton Squash Club, Edinburgh Sports Club, Aberdeen Squash Club, Inverness Squash Club and Newlands Club in the North East of Glasgow.
 
The Squash team is expected to depart for Scotland on July 14th aboard an Emirates Airlines flight through Dubai. Besides Squash, Uganda will also send athletes in track and field events, badminton, rugby, table tennis, weightlifting, shooting, boxing, cycling and para-sports.