Welcome to a new weekly installment of ‘Player Profiles’, the first Player Profile for the Ugandan Lacrosse Team is Brian Tukire. We’ve asked Brian a few questions, now check out his answers below!
Name: Brian “Yunus” Tukire
Home District: Rykungiri District
Height/Weight: 6’3″ 185lbs
Occupation: Land Surveyor
Uganda Lacrosse Union (ULU) Team: Strykers
What are your lacrosse dreams? To one day represent Uganda in the World Championships and to continue to spread the sport of lacrosse all across Africa.
Professional goals? I plan to construct an orphanage center and school to educate kids for free, and I want to use the sport of lacrosse to help aid in their development.
What athlete inspires you? Muhammad Ali, he’s hardworking, dedicated and a champion.
Do you have a personal motto? “God always first, hard work and patience pays off, and the future belongs to the organized.”
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Also check out the trailer for the documentary on Uganda Lacrosse!
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