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USPA annual Gala returns as a two-in-one event

by Nnalubaale Sports
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The Uganda Sports Press Association (USPA) announced the return of the Nile Special USPA Annual Gala on Monday.

The two-in-one event (2021 and 2022) revelation was made by USPA President Moses Alsayed Lubega at the USPA Monthly Assembly at Imperial Royale Hotel.

The Gala recognises Ugandan Sports athletes who excel in different disciplines, with the Sports Personality of the Year being the most coveted award on the night.

“This year takes a unique twist, pairing 2021 and 2022 under the same roof. As a result, the colour, hype, and momentum will be immense,” said Lubega.

“We have opened bids for all partners who intend to support, partner, amplify, and promote the event to give it a befitting occasion,” he added.

Junior Golf team beats Victoria Pearls

In other news, on the same morning, the Junior Golf team was voted the USPA Sports Personality for April.

The team led by Joseph Reagan Akena came second behind champions South Africa at
the par-72 Lake Victoria Serena Golf Resort and Spa.

And in the process, qualified for the World Junior Golf Championship. They collected 165 points to beat the National Women’s team, the Victoria Pearls, to the award.

The Victoria Pearls, who collected 160 points, defeated Tanzania, Rwanda, and UAE to win the Victoria Series on home soil.

Golfers Godfrey Nsubuga and Silver Opio were commended for winning the Tanna Memorial Golf Tournament in the amateur and Professional categories, respectively.

Still in gold, Tituss Okong was also commended for winning the Equity Rwenzori Open in Fort

By: Ronald Kintu

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