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Patrick Oriana

Player Profile: Patrick “Patoo” Oriana

0 - Published November 26, 2013 by in Africa, Dream2014, Grow The Game, International, Profiles, World Championships

Patrick Oriana, who’s well known as the cool-headed two-way midfielder ‘Pat0o’ is a 24 year old native of the Soroti District in Eastern Uganda. He recently graduated with a degree in Business Administration and is pursuing a more advanced degree in banking. The captain of Oneonta, Patoo took an underdog team to the King’s Cup […]


Player Profile: Keith ‘Lubes’ Lubangakene

0 - Published November 6, 2013 by in Africa, Dream2014, Grow The Game, International, Profiles, World Championships

Known for his easy-going manner and constant smile, Keith Lubangakene or “Lubes” as the players call him, is one of Team Uganda’s best midfielders. Lubes was one of the first players to pick-up the game when it was introduced to Uganda, and he’s been a force in recruiting new players and promoting the game since. Starting […]

David Profile

Player Profile: David Onen

0 - Published October 29, 2013 by in Africa, Dream2014, Grow The Game, International, Interviews, Photos, Profiles, World Championships

Name:  David  Onen Age:  25 Home District: Lamwo District Height/Weight:  5’7″ 165lbs Occupation: Baker Uganda Lacrosse Union (ULU) Team:  Panthers Position:  Midfield What does lacrosse mean to you?   “Lacrosse is my escape from reality, and when I play, I feel as if the rest of the world is at a stand still with my games.” Do you have any […]


Player Profile: Brian Tukire

0 - Published October 22, 2013 by in Africa, Dream2014, Grow The Game, International, Interviews, Profiles, World Championships

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 Age:  21 Home District: Rykungiri District Height/Weight:  6’3″ 185lbs Occupation:  Land Surveyor Uganda Lacrosse Union (ULU) Team:  Strykers Position: […]


Help Uganda Lacrosse Get To Denver!

0 - Published October 3, 2013 by in Grow The Game, International

The non-profit organization, Fields of Growth International, in partnership with the Uganda Lacrosse Union, has formally announced its plans to bring Team Uganda to the 2014 FIL World Championships. The initiative is being launched through the Dream 2014 Campaign – a movement inspired through shared dreams and friendships that have been established via the popular […]


Championship on the Line!

0 - Published April 12, 2013 by in Africa, Grow The Game, International

Saturday: MUBS Sports ground, Nakawa Panthers v Oneonta Warriaz v Kings The Uganda Lacrosse League comes down to the final day.  After leading the entire season driven by dominant offensive play by Ken Kasule, Ibrahim Makanda and Yunus Tukire, the Strykers are forced to watch from the sidelines to see if they will be named […]


Our Gear Line is Out!

0 - Published January 24, 2013 by in Africa, Grow The Game

Our gear with our partners Fields of Growth International is finally out!  Check out these shirts plus many more at our line store – Fields of Growth Online Store If you visit our Facebook Page you can find out how to win one for free!