Former National champion Johan Turigye beat Joseph Mutawe 6-2 in the final to win the 2013 Nile Special National Open Pool Championship at Lugogo on Saturday.
The Takers Pool Club player, winner in 2008 and 2010 walked away with a brand new Toyota progress, 2million, one pool table and winner’s Black jacket
Mutawe got sh1.5m and a Pool table while the semi finalists got Sh1m and sh750,000.
“I have come from far and i planned for each game as it came”, remarked the winner who qualified from Kayunga District.
Former Pool Champions Bob Minan (2001), Fred Namanya (2009), Johan Turigye (2008 and 2010), Alfred Gumisiriza (2013) were all rewarded the black jackets, a special reward for the national champions.
The 2013 event sponsored by Nile Breweries at a tune of shs.134 Million saw a 3 month countrywide qualification driver gather 128 finalists among them five female players.
Finals (Best of 11): Joseph Mutawe 2-6 Johan Turigye
Third Place: Fahad Ssewankambo 4-1 Emma Ocitti
2002: Bob Menani
2004: Jeff Miiro
2008: Jonan Turigye
2009: Fred Namanya
2010: Jonan Turigye
2011: Ntwari Khalifan
2012: Alfred Gumusiriza
2013: Johan Turigye