Kampala Club Retains BA Tennis Trophy

medications geneva; font-size: small; line-height: 200%;”>The one day tournament that took place at Kampala Club over the weekend saw the hosts beat their rivals Lugogo Club, story 13 to 7 points, prescription to retain the trophy they previously won in the first Leg, which was hosted by Lugogo Tennis Club in November 2013.

Commenting on the tournament, Faith Chaitezvi Country Commercial Manager British Airways Uganda, said the games will be played every quarter by participating clubs with each hosting the other.

“This time, we had Kampala Club challenge and host Lugogo Tennis Club. We hope to engage more clubs to increase the well-being of more of our customers whilst growing the game of tennis in Uganda.”

The games format were outlined as : Fourteen players from each club to make eight men four women, one veteran (over 55) and a youth player (under 13).

These played a series of double and single matches over the course of the day. The winner of the challenge was determined as the club that won the most matches over the course of the day.


Commenting on their second win of the tournament, Aggrey Mwesigwa the Captain of Kampala Club stated that it was necessary to retain the trophy in their backyard because Kampala Club has this reputation.

“We have always had a strong team which contains a mixture of youth with a lot of experience, and always performed to the best of our capabilities, this is the reason why I was very confident we would win once again. It is also our hope that the tournament expands in the near future to let more clubs join to make it a bigger competition”.

Victor Drile, the Lugogo Tennis Club Captain, in reaction to their loss to Kampala Club said they were not deterred by the loss in the last two legs.

“We shall continue playing until we take the trophy home. We hope that it will be our turn in the next Leg. It was a good match, and we hope to do better in the next Leg. “

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