Here’s John Christmas’ advice to Ugandan defenseman Ronald Otim on how to be a good lacrosse player. Click the picture and it will take you to the video.
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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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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: […]
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 Lacrosse Volunteer Corps program that Fields of Growth runs in Uganda and Jamaica.
It’s been nearly six months since I’ve been in Uganda, and getting back into the swing of things coaching wise was seamless. It was clear that the players had markably improved since my last visit, with a considerable group of the guys shooting well with both hands. For my first practice back I was accompanied […]
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 […]
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