Uganda To Host Tanzania U-19 Girls For Bilateral Series

Uganda To Host Tanzania U-19 Girls For Bilateral Series

For Press Release 

Uganda Cricket Association will host the U19 girls from Tanzania for a bilateral series. The two countries will give a chance to the next generation of players as both countries look towards qualifying for the 1st edition of the U19 girls' World Cup. 

The bilateral series will take place from January 13th to 17th 2020 with the games played from Entebbe and Kyambogo Cricket Ovals. Uganda as the host has been allowed to feature two sides. All the games will be played on the T20 format with the action starting on Monday 13th January. 

Franklin Najjumba the Women's Development Officer Uganda Cricket Association give details about the upcoming event "We were unable to host the Africa U19 tournament in December due to reasons beyond our control. However, teams like Tanzania had made prior arrangements to be here and we decided to take advantage of this opportunity, we mutually agreed to have a bilateral series in January. This opportunity allows us to field more girls who get an opportunity to be exposed to international cricket at an early stage."

The two Ugandan sides will be handled by Ivan Kakande, Yusuf Nanga and Naomi Kayondo. Naomi Kayondo joins the duo who are were in charge of the girls' high-performance camp organized for the girls in preparation for the Africa event before it was canceled. Naomi is a level 2 trained ECB coach and also a full international with the lady cricket cranes and her involvement adds quality to the technical bench. 

The visitors will arrive in Uganda on January 11th and will be residing at Nob View Hotel in Ntinda. 

TOUR SCHEDULE 

PLAYING VENUE

 

 

KYAMBOGO/ ENTEBBE OVALS

DATE

PROGRAM

TIME

 

SATURDAY 11/012020

ARRIVAL OF TANZANIA TEAM

 

 

SUNDAY 12/01/2020

TEAM TRAINING/ PRESS CONFERENCE /TOURNAMENT MEETING

1-3:00 PM

 

5:00 PM

KYAMBOGO OVAL

 

 NOB VIEW HOTEL

MONDAY 13/01/2020

 

10:00 AM

UGANDA U19 Vs UGANDA XI  U19

 

 

2:30PM

TANZANIA Vs UGANDA XI U19

TUESDAY 14/01/2020

 

10:00 AM

TANZANIA Vs UGANDA U19

 

 

2:30 PM

UGANDA U19 Vs UGANDA XI  U19

WEDNESDAY 15/01/2020

REST DAY

 

REST DAY

THURSDAY 16/01/2020

 

10:00 AM

TANZANIA Vs UGANDA XI U19

 

 

2:30 PM

TANZANIA Vs UGANDA U19

FRIDAY 17/01/2020

 

10:00 AM

 

 

 

2:30 PM

 

FINAL ( 1st Vs 2nd ) &

PRIZE-GIVING CEREMONY

SATURDAY 18/01/2020

 

 

TEAM’S DEPARTURE