2009 National pool open champion Fred ‘Bonde’ Namanya survived a late scare to qualify narrowly for this year’s finals to be held in Kampala later on.
The national seed 14 had to maneuver through Rogers Muhinzi to win with a slim 3-2 margin in the third place playoff in a best of five at the Pool Nest in Kampala.
The Hotpool club star was fatally crushed 3-0 by Allan Katongole in the semifinals. He had beaten current and former league one topscorer and leading scorer Ashiraf Mbazira and Eddy Kawuki in the round of 16 and 8 in that order.
Bob Kyeyune was the overall champion after overwhelmingly trouncing Katongole by 4-0 in the beat of seven finals.
Thirty two players were involved in the qualifiers at Pool nest which involves five knockout rounds.
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Selected results from Kireka
Watumu Francis 1-3 Katongole Allan
Namanya Fred 3-2 Mbazira Ashiraf
Ganny Abdul 2-3 Kyeyune Bob
Muhinzi Rogers 3-1 Bwini Kennedy
Katongole Allan 3-0 Fred Namanya
Bob Kyeyune 3-0 Muhinizi Rogers.
Allan Katongole 0-4 Bob Kyeyune.
Fred Namanya 3-2 Rogers Muhinizi.
1. Kyeyune Bob
2. Allan Katongole
3. Fred Namanya