KABALE- St Mary’s college Rushoroza girls’ basketball team from Kabale Municipality has set off to Arusha city in Tanzania, to participate in the East African secondary school games that will start on Wednesday 14th to 24th September 2022.
The East Africa Games bring together secondary school students from six countries in the region to participate in the championship whose main objective is integration. The games are coordinated by the Federation of East Africa secondary schools Sports Associations, FEASSSA, Secretariat. The countries that feature in the FEASSSA games include: Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania, Rwanda, Burundi and South Sudan.
St Mary’s College Rushoroza team with eight players and their games teachers travelled to Kampala to join other three schools that qualified to represent Uganda in basketball for girls after emerging among the best four teams in the National games which were held last Month in Lira.
The other schools are St Mary’s College Kitende in Wakiso district, Budo Secondary School in Wakiso district, Dynamic Secondary School from Mukono district.
Speaking to our reporter before setting off from Kabale town, the St Mary’s college Rushoroza Games Teacher Victor Ahabwe, said that the prayers made enough training to compete with other East African teams, hoping that they will perform well.
The St Mary’s college Rushoroza Head teacher Remegio Byamukama commended the school stakeholders led by the school board of governors and parents for enabling the school to participate in the East African event despite the current economic crisis.
Byamkuma added that the school prioritizes sports because it helps the better academic performance of the learners.
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