The 2023 East African Schools Games commenced this past weekend with a spectacular opening ceremony hosted at the Huye stadium in Rwanda. Ugandan schools have made an impressive start in their quest to reclaim the overall championship they secured last year in Tanzania.
Notable results include St. Noah Girls defeating GS Gatizo 1-0 in girls’ football, while Kawempe Muslim secured a 3-1 victory against Butere Girls from Kenya. In boys’ football, Kibuli SS played to a 1-1 draw with St. Mary’s Kitende, who earlier triumphed 3-0 against Kiwira Coal Mine from Tanzania.
Amus College secured a 2-0 win over Kenya’s Shanderema, and Rays of Grace emerged as 1-0 victors against Rwanda’s Ntarama. In the realm of Rugby, St. Mary’s College outscored Kings College Buddo with a final score of 13-07. Additionally, in handball, Kawanda narrowly defeated Kibuli with a score of 27-24, while Kakungulu Memorial prevailed over Hospital Hill of Kenya with a final score of 31-23.