Uganda became the fourth country in Africa to host the the Level 2 coaching course which is geared at improve the technical capacity. Getting this level of coaching certificate after eight days means the 10 Ugandan coaches can now coach in any part of the world, added Hughes.
Ugandas top badminton player Shamim Bridget Bangi is among the top players in the continent to benefit from the support by the Badminton Confederation Africa BCA for players to qualify for the Tokyo 2020 Olympics.
Simon Mugabi, the Chief Executive Officer Uganda Badminton Association (UBA) told URN that it was unfortunate Bangi\'s visa is not out yet adding that, he has been forced to withdraw the players\' name from the draw and pay a fine of $ 200.
Top Kampala lawyer Oscar Kambona is tipped to become chairman of Uganda Badminton Association (UBA) when the elective general Assembly takes place tomorrow (Saturday) at the National Council of Sports (NCS) headquarters, Lugogo.
Ugandaâ€™s women badminton team will not take part in the Uber Cup that takes place in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia from February 22nd to 28th. Top player Shamim Bangi told Uganda Radio Network that the team has missed the trip because Uganda Badminton Association (UBA) has no money. The team has been training in preparation for the event.
Ugandaâ€™s professional badminton player based in Holland Edwin Ekiring has said there is no chance for Uganda winning the Thomas and Uber Cup for the African region. The qualifier will take place in the Ethiopian capital Addis Ababa, between February 22nd and 28th.