Basketball: KMG 3 on 3 Tournament Ready to Roll

Scrap Buyers face lowly ranked Red Shooters in the only fixture scheduled for Saturday as the Pool Association of Uganda league enters match day six.

The metal dealers have won all their five opening fixtures while the Red Shooters have been misfiring with only a single win currently occupying the red zone.

The Kisenyi based club survived Anchors wrath last week thanks to Andrew Kabubi’s last minute decisive winner against Juma Tomusange to claim a narrow 12:13.

In the promotional Division one league Roniz Pool Club from Jinja host Police in a another heated match of the day. Roniz who were relegated from the top division last season seem to have regrouped according to one of their team managers Peter Wasyeba promising to make a first bounce back to the premier division.

“The team is in good shape now. We had some problems but that is now a thing of the past. We’ll stop at nothing but promotion.”

Roniz trounced Afro Pool Club 14-11 away in Kampala last time out and are facing a police side that beat Hoima 15-10 last outing.

Seven other fixtures will take center stage on Saturday in the league one except for Mbale versus Global Com that has been postponed.

Weekend pool fixtures;


Senior league
Saturday 21/05/2016
Scrap Buyers Vs Redshooters  @ Lumas Pool Arena.

Sunday 22/05/2016
Skin Samona Vs Capital Night @ Pacify Hotel
Mbogo Vs Hotpool @ Mambule Pool Arena Kalerwe
Boat Vs Anchors @ Slow Boat Kampala Road.
Nakawa Vs Icon @ Kitintale
T&O/Klein Vs Indigo @ Club Klein Nyendo Masaka.
Maga Vs CKI @ Apex Building Ntinda.
Betway Vs Rockcatalina @ Casablanca Wandegeya


ROUND FOUR Saturday 21/May/2016
Mbale Vs Global Com(Postponed)
BIT Vs Da Klass
Hoima Vs Upper Volta @Sport On
Roniz Vs Police @ Roniz
Ibanda Warriors Vs Afro
Soroti Vs Cheers @ Bisina Hunters
Oceans Vs Lillians
Bunamwaya Vs Maga B
Miss Tourism Teso Betty Benson Nyachwo is fighting for her life at Mulago Referral Hospital after sustaining injuries in a road accident that claimed three people on Saturday along Kampala-Masaka road.

NTV deputy producer for Login show, diagnosis Resty Namawejje and Miss Tourism Northern Uganda, Norah Atim died on spot after the vehicle they were travelling in overturned near Nakirere Centre in Mpigi before landing in a swamp.

Miss Buganda second runner-up, Barbra Nakiwoolo also breathed her last from Mulago Hospital on Saturday night, bringing the number of deaths to three.

The Prado brand car registration number, UAM 670B, belonged to Uganda Tourism Board.

It is suspected that over speeding was the cause of the accident as the car overturned several times.

“I was a sleep when the accident happened,” said reigning Miss Tourism Buganda, Rema Najengo.

Miss Betty Benson Nyachwo was on Saturday night reported in critical condition
Miss Betty Benson Nyachwo was on Saturday night reported in critical condition

“I have no particular idea of what really happened but it’s alleged that our car was over speeding,” she told Chimp Corp Pat Larubi at Mulago Referral Hospital where she was admitted on Saturday night.

Larubi says he found Nyachwo in the causality ward at about 10:15pm in critical condition and on oxygen.

Another victim of the accident identified as Ivan Seruma, the official photographer of the pageant, was rushed to Nsambya hospital on the request of his mother.

It is thought some of Seruma’s ribs were broken.

Rema, who looked worried and complained of severe back pain and headache, was said to be out of danger.

According to the pageant’s trainer, Ronnie Nsubuga Ronnie, he was in a separate car behind the ill-fated Prado.

“We cut the journey short to save a few people who had come out alive,” said Nsubuga.

The team was destined to Mbarara to officiate at the Miss Tourism Ankole after another team had earlier on also left from Fort Portal.

The bad news came just a few days after three people died in a road accident along Kampala-Masaka road.
The Federation of Uganda Basketball Association (FUBA) in partnership with Kinetic Management Group is organising the KMG 3 on 3 tournament scheduled for Saturday July 18th and 19th at the Lugogo Indoor Stadium.

The two-day event is probably the largest urban team sport of the world being promoted and structured by the global sport’s governing body, story FIBA.

The 2015 edition is open to boys and girls playing in all divisions including National Basketball League, viagra buy the Division 1, D-League.

A total of twenty teams will take part in two categories; ten lady teams and men’s teams with each team consisting 4 players.

The teams are named after local basketball Stars who will also be captain.

Some of the stars include Jimmy Enabu, Norman Blick, She Gazelle duo of Claire Lamunu and Aisha Nakabubi among others.

The event will comprise an exhibition game from Celebrities and performances from local renowned Musicians to spice up the moods.

Team Captains:

Men: Jonan Otim, Mark Opio, Henry Malinga, Chris Omanye, Norman Blick, Steven Omony, Arial Okall, Kami Kabange, Jimmy Enabu and Sudi Ulanga.

Ladies: Judith Nansobya, Claire Lamunu, Oketcho Flavia, Ntale Vicky, Nakazibwe Sylivia, Amoding Maureen, Purity Odhiambo, Aisha Nakabuubi, Akello Beckie and Barbra Gimbo.

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