A team of five players was on Wednesday were flagged off to represent Uganda at the All Africa Pool Championship that kicks off today in Lesotho.
Team Ugandan captained by Oscar Ocakacon is comprised of other four players and they are; National Pool Champion Amos Nyagumanawe who beat teammate Gumikiriza Alfred last Saturday at Lugogo Indoor Arena.
The other players on the team are Fahad Ssewankambo and Sula Matovu.
This will be Uganda’s second time to feature at the continental level having participated at the Tanzanian Championship last year where the She Cranes Pool team scooped silver after finish behind winners South Africa while Pool Cranes finished fourth.
Pool Association of Uganda (PAU) vice chairman David Mugabi led the team with PAU treasurer Douglas Mayanja.
Other counties at the Championship include defending champions South Africa, Swaziland, Zimbabwe, Zambia, Tanzania, Malawi and hosts Lesotho.