Uganda is eyeing gold, silver medals as 18 hit medal bracket

In the just concluded Para Badminton International championship, Uganda managed to get only one silver medal that was produced by Nakayima Harriet.

But in Africa Para Badminton underway at Lugogo Indoor Arena, Uganda has qualified the biggest number of semifinalists (18) and is eyeing more gold and silver medals more than they received in international Championship.

In all categories, Team Uganda has competitors at semifinal level and the their head Coach Ronald Lule is optimistic that his charges will produce the best.

Katalo Godfrey is among those who have received semifinals and though he was eliminated from men singles at the quarter final level, he is optimistic that in doubles he will win a gold medal.

All semifinal games will be played tomorrow (Saturday) before the finals which are set to be held on the climaxing day which is Sunday.

Qualified Ugandans at Semifinal.

Women Singles
Sarah Nazziwa (Wheel chair 1)
Elizabeth Mwesigwa (Standing Lower 3)
Nansereko Rose (SL3)
Flavia Basuuta (Wheel chair 1)
Jennifer Bumaali (Wheel chair 1) Harriet Nakayima (Standing Lower 4)
Rebecca Kasinre
Sylvia Nakanda (SL3)
Sumini Mutesi (SL4)

Men singles
Hassan Mubiru (SL4)
Ali Mukasa (Wheel chair 2)

Men doubles
Ali Mukasa and Mugabe Brian (Wheel chair 1 and 2)
Katalo Godfrey and Latif Ngoobi (SL3)
Mukisa David and Hassan Mubiru (SL4)

Women Doubles
Sumini Mutesi and Rose Nansereko (SL3 and 5)
Pamela Banura and Jennifer Bumaali (Wheel chair)
Sarah Nazziwa and Shaimaa Samy Abdellatifa (Wheel chair)

Mixed Doubles
Jennifer Bumaali and Charles Mutebi
Sylvia Nakanda and Emmanuel Ohaeri
Ali Mukasa and Sarah Nazziwa.

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