By Kampala Post Reporter
BUJUMBURA. Uganda Parliamentarians have thumped their Tanzanian Counterparts in both football and netball at the ongoing 9th East African Community games in Bujumbura, Burundi.
Uganda beat Tanzania 34 -16 in netball and two goals to one in football to win their first game.
Netball team manager Hon Bintu Jalia attributed Uganda’s win to proper training they had back at home before the EAC Inter-Parliamentary games.
“We had good training from facilitators in Uganda and also games carried out between the local teams and our team made us fully prepared,” she said.
She thanked fellow MPs and staff for putting up such a formidable fight that made them emerge winners in their first game.
Hon Allan Sewanyana, the football team captain commended the coaches for the strategies and good team selection that saw them beat their biggest rivals in football.
Uganda however lost to Tanzania in volleyball three sets to one.
Uganda ware the champions in the last year's inter-parliamentary games held in Dar es salaam.