KU’s Asiimwe bullish ahead of Eastern Africa University games

By Emmanuel Sekago

The Kampala University (KU) netball team head coach Jesse Asiimwe is optimistic that his side will dominate the Eastern Africa University Games set for this weekend in Ndejje, Uganda.

Kampala University Netball team Coach Assime Jesse

Asiimwe who is guiding his side for the first time at Eastern Africa university games replacing Vincent Kiwanuka said that they have been training well for the games.

The games are set to throw off tomorrow, December 17th to 21st with Asiimwe who is making a debut at the games, keen to bring the trophy home.

“Training has been good. We have been working on some areas, especially the attack. Only scoring goals will help us clinch the title away from home,” said Asiimwe.

He said the Kampala University has played a critical role in ensuring they perform well by providing whatever is needed for the task ahead.

“The Kampala University’s support is one of the reasons why we are performing well. May God bless our sports tutor Martha Soigi for always being there when we need something from her,” he added.

The championships will be good for the Ggaba based campus, Asiimwe said they have been training and playing friendly matches in preparation for the championships.

“We started training immediately after exams. The ladies have been working hard to ensure that we win the title,” said Asiimwe, who is with the Uganda netball super league club Weyonje.

The games have attracted 13 universities led by Makerere, Uganda Christian, Kyambogo, Kampala University, Uganda Martyrs University, Masinde Muliro University of Science and Technology (MMUST), Kenyatta, Technical University of Kenya (TUK), Makerere University Business School, Bishop Situart, Busitema, Moshi Co-operative and University of Nairobi.

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