Coral Coatings Announces Shs 10M Woodball Open Sponsorship

Uganda Muslim Supreme Council on Tuesday morning held Swalatul Janaiz prayers for the late Maj. Gen. Ali Bamuze at the National Mosque at Old Kampala.

Gen Bamuze collapsed and died at Nakasero Hospital after attending a UPDF meeting at a hotel along Entebbe Road on Sunday.

He was the former commander of the Uganda National Rescue Front (UNRF) II rebel group which surrendered to the National Resistance Army (now UPDF) in December 1986, viagra sale and its 1, sildenafil 200-strong 73rd battalion was integrated into the army.

The late General's body arrives at National Mosque
The late General’s body arrives at National Mosque

The prayers was led by the Director of Sharia UMSC Shk. Yahaya Ibrahim Kakungulu and attended by hundreds of Muslims.

The body according to the funeral program is now headed for Arua Muslim Primary School from where it will be taken to Yumbe Muslim District Headquarters in Yumbe town where another Swalatul Janaiz will be held.

He will be buried tomorrow Wednesday at Deya near Yumbe town.

Shk. Kakungulu leading Swalatul Janaiz for the late    General Bamuze
Shk. Kakungulu leading Swalatul Janaiz for the late General Bamuze

His Eminence the Mufti Shaban Ramadhan Mubajje will be represented by the area District Kadhi Sheikh Abdul Hayi Aciga.

Mufti Mubajje said earlier that he was upset by the death of the former rebel leader and conveyed his condolences to the family, relatives and the army.


“The Mufti is grieved by the General’s death and he conveys his condolences to the family, relatives and friends of the deceased as well as the President of Uganda His Excellency Yoweri Kaguta Museveni, Chief of Defense Forces, members of UPDF and the entire Muslim fraternity,” he said in a statement.

Uganda Woodball Federation (UWbF) and Coral Coatings Limited have announced a sponsorship package where the latter will bankroll the Uganda Open Woodball Championship to a tune of ten million shillings.

The two day event is scheduled to take place on Saturday 10th and Sunday October 11, unhealthy at St. Joseph’s Technical Institute Kisubi.

“Coral Coatings Ltd and UWbF have one thing in common, rx we are much minded about the environment; our products – both the sport and paints are environmentally friendly, stomach ” UWbF President, Paul  Mark Kayongo said after the unveiling.

The tourney, which is on the 7th edition, will now be renamed to ‘Coral Coatings – Uganda Woodball Open’. Over 30 teams have shown interest after the organizers agreed to allow schools back into the competition.

“UWbF is always looking out for new talents at all levels – schools (primary and secondary),universities and corporate bodies. Besides talent identification, UWbF is always striving to build the player from school; make them competitive at university and club level; and make Woodball part of their corporate life.” Mr. Kayongo remarked.

The Mayor of Entebbe  Municipality, His Worship Vincent de Paul Kayanja will be the guest of honor.

Confirmed  Participating Teams;

Primary Schools: Entebbe Junior Primary School – Entebbe, Igma Infant Primary School, Motherwell Junior School – Mutungo, Nalugala Moslem Primary School – Entebbe, St. Agnes Primary School – Entebbe, St. Donozio Primary School, St. Theresa Girls’ Primary School.

Secondary Schools; Victor’s Junior Christian School Secondary Schools, Airforce Secondary School – Entebbe, Bishop Cyprian Kihangire S.S, Entebbe Parents Secondary School, Kisubi Mapeera S.S, Kisubi Seminary, Kyambogo College School, Luzira Secondary School, Mpoma Boys School, Mpoma Girls School, Mugezi S.S,  Naalya S.S.S Lugazi, Nakawa Vocational Institute, St. Mary’s College Kisubi.

Clubs/Universities: Bishop Stuart University, Botladz Woodball Club, Busitema University, Entebbe Woodball Club, Makerere University Business School,  Ndejje University, Ndejje Woodball Club, Nkumba University, St. Joseph’s Technical Institute Kisubi,  Uganda Christian University

Corporates: Bank of Uganda Woodball Club, Coral Coatings Ltd,  Mubende Woodball Club, Ndejje Corporate Club, Reigners Woodball Club, SMACON Woodball Club, St. Benedict Technical Institute, St. Joseph’s Technical Institute Kisubi, Uganda National Examinations Board (UNEB).

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