Schools’ competition program to include combat and mind games
ISF member Uganda Secondary School Sports Association (USSSA) plans to widen its scope of the sports offered in school competitive programs.
The proposal came at the second USSA symposium by USSSA President Patrick Okanya, who suggested to include mind games such as chess and scrabble and combat games like kickboxing, karate, boxing and taekwondo into a competition program of the new season. In addition, symposium decided to host a competitive woodball championships that was tested last year during the ball games in Soroti.
Attendees of the symposium included Uganda’s head teachers, games masters, sports federation representatives and the sports minister Hon Denis Hamson Obua and the minister in charge of children’s’ affairs Hon Florence Nakiwala Kiyingi.
Symposium agenda also included objectives for USSSA development, sports facilities and equipment at schools, tax waiver on sports merchandise imported to Uganda and official opening of a new USSSA Headquarters by Minister Hon Denis Hamson Obua.
USSSA has been an active ISF member, Uganda’s Justus Mugisha is the ISF Chair of the Football Technical Committee.
ISF congratulates Uganda on the addition of new sports and wishes USSSA a successful 2020 school sport season.
Source: Kawowo Sports