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Uganda Badminton Association receive 5M boost in the Para-badminton International championship

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As the usual partners of Uganda Badminton Association, Bank of Baroda have continued to boost the Para Badminton International championship as revealed on Wednesday at Lugogo Indoor Arena.

The banking entreprise that has come forward with a package worth five million Ugandan shillings with an addition of dressing the technical officials for the rest of the tournament.

The Para-badminton tournament kicked off on Tuesday and will climax on Sunday 9th July with a total of 25 countries which include; Uganda(host), Senegal, Togo, Mozambique, Zambia, Tunisia, Spain, Singapore, Scotland, Nigeria, New Zealand, Ivory Coast, Korea, Italy, Israel, India, Egypt, Czech Republic, Chinese Taipei, Cameroon, Brazil, Benin among others.

This tournament will act as a qualifier for the 2024 Paris Paralympic games.

Uganda Badminton Association CEO Simon Mugabi asserted that they have a budget of over 200 million shillings but they welcome whichever package that comes.

“Bank of Baroda is one of our partners at least for over 20 years, we are moving with them always, even today they have come and facilitated us with five million shillings and they are going to dress all our technical team, so we thank Bank of Baroda for always standing with us.”

“Uganda has fielded the most 40 players in different categories among others including wheelchair one and two, standing lower, standing lower 3 and 4 as well as SS6. About 8 players in different categories are top ranked in Africa and we will biigest chunk of hope in Elizabeth Mwesigwa, Rose Nansereko, Hassan Mubiru, Ali Mukasa and Sumin Mutesi.

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