Uganda Wins Gold

price geneva;”>Uganda alongside South Africa, Kenya and Nigeria being the only African countries at the World Special Winter Games Pyeongchang, not much was expected of the East African country with a small hockey history.

Uganda battled it out with a resilient Chinese Taipei side in the final group game to collect 9 points a passage to the semi-finals of the Unified Hockey games played indoors. They defeated Italy in the semi-finals before facing off with Hong Kong in the finals.

The injury ridden Uganda side registered a deservedly 2 – 1 win over Hong Kong to carry gold back home.

Canada will go to California in 2015 as the big winners of the Games with 15 gold, 2 silver and 1 bronze.

The just concluded edition in Pyeongchang attracted over 3,014 athletes from all over the world

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