The Frenchman Cajot defeated Germanys Jonathan Persson 21-17, 21-11 in the final played at the Lugogo Arena. Cajot had earlier caused a major upset seeing off top seed and Africas top player Georges Julien Paul Mauritius at the quarter final stage and also beat Syrias Aljallad Ahmad 17-21, 22-20, 21-14 at the semi final stage.
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.
To reach the final, Ekiring who was not ranked in the tournament stopped Nigeria's Jinkam Ifraimu Bulus 11-10, 11-10, 8-11, 11-7 before seeing off the top seed from the Czech Republic Milan Ludik 11-9, 11-5, 3-11, 10-11, 11-1 in the semis.
Ekiring told URN on line last evening that he is ready to do his best to see that he gets in the next round, despite the fact that he knows it will not be easy. Ekiring is pooled in Group F alongside Leverdez and Hong Kongâ€™s Wong Wing.