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.
Dream2014 is all about the Ugandan National team’s dream for the 2014 World Championships in Denver, Colorado. 2014 will be the first time an African nation has ever competed in the FIL World Championships, and Uganda is looking to make some serious waves.
We’re sharing our 13 Best Photos from 2013 on our new Instagram account (@fieldsofgrowth), so give us a follow and check it out! http://instagram.com/fieldsofgrowth
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: […]
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 […]
We just hit 2,000 likes on our Facebook Page so as promised we’ve released the design for our jerseys. The mock-ups are courtesy of Enigma Apparel.
In addition to daily practices as the season is only a week and a half away, Ugandan lacrosse players have been scoring extra hours under the lights in the city. Talk about dedication!
You read that right. With 24 days until the league begins, Cornell All-American attackman Rob Pannell has announced he will be visiting Uganda. Rob will be creating a training program for the Ugandan National Team, coaching them daily and will help build a school in rural southern Uganda. Check out Rob’s fundraising page to donate […]