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ISF Football Championship: Four school teams under the Uganda delegation flagged off to China

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Team Uganda will hope to go stronger again and come back home with more medals as they leave to Dalian, China for the ISF World School Football Championship.

Four schools were flagged off to the tournament which is labeled as the Schools Football World Cup.

The four schools flagged off at the Cooper Chimney on Wednesday include St. Mary’s College Kisubi, Bukedea Comprehensive School will compete in boys football category not forgetting Amus College School who will play in both the boys and girls.

 

Bukedea Comprehsive School during the Flag-off.

All these teams were flagged off in presence of officials that included Peter Ogwang- State Minister of Sports, Rev. Can. Duncan Mugumya – Commissioner Physical Education and Sports, Ministry of Education and Sports, Patrick Okanya – Assistant Leader of Delegation to China and David Katende -Assistant General Secretary National Council of Sports.

The leader of delegation and State Minister of Sports Peter Ogwang advised the teams to be disciplined as ambassadors of the country on and off the field;

State Minister of Sports Peter Ogwang.

“When go to China remain disciplined and I want everyone traveling to forget about their schools” he said

“Here we are going as team Uganda that’s why we were pooled as Uganda 1, 2, 3 and 4 and not the individual schools,” he concluded

Kazaire Mark captain team Uganda.

After the draws that were held last month in Dalian, China, Amus College girls’ team was pooled in group C along side teams from Czech Republic, Canada and Nigeria.

In the boys’ Football category, Amus College School (Uganda 1) was drawn into group G together with teams from Benin, Taipei and Kenya.

For Bukedea Comprehensive School (Uganda 2 ), they were pitted in group F alongside teams from Brazil, Germany, Mexico and Turkimenistan.

St. Mary’s College Kisubi in group E with schools from Kingdom of Saudi Arabia , England, Hungary and Newzland.

Last year’s ISF World Cup at the Moulay Abdellah in Rabat, Morocco saw Uganda  represented by two boys and one girls’ teams.

Amus College, Kibuli SS in the boys and St Noa  Girls on the otherside where they finished (St Noa ) finished third as Bronze medalist, Amus 17th and Kibuli SS 22nd.

China and France emerge victorious in the girls’ and boys’ categories respectively in the 27th Edition.

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