Lady Rugby Cranes team

Hong Kong 7s (Women’s Tournament)

Uganda Group Stage Fixtures

Thursday, 4th April (EAT)

6: 06 AM – Kenya vs Uganda

8: 18 AM -Uganda vs Papua New Guinea

10: 52 AM – Hong Kong vs Uganda

Friday – Post Group Stage Matches

Buteme

Uganda Lady Rugby Cranes will open their Hong Kong Sevens campaign this Thursday against rivals Kenya Lionesses. Uganda has struggled to match Kenya in Women’s 15s and 7s which cuts across to men’s sides too. Unlike Uganda, the Kenyan team has been engaged in intensive drills and buildups –which gives them better odds ahead of the encounter. On the contrary, Uganda Lady Rugby Cranes had no serious buildups as the rugby union opted for a residential camp. “There were no buildup games for the team so I asked for a residential camp. I believe that the trainings we had will help us,’ Uganda’s Coach Helen Koyokoyo Buteme revealed. Hours after the Kenya game, Uganda will face Papua New Guinea before being playing Hong Kong . While in Uganda, the team was training at Kings Park Stadium Bweyogere: home to top flight outfit Stanbic Black Pirates. They were residing at Allianz Hotel in Bweyogere.

Lady Rugby Cranes Team

Charlotte Thereza Mudoola (Black Panthers), Emilly Lekuru (Black Pearls), Flavia Agenorwot (Black Pearls), Grace Auma (Black Pearls), Immaculate Mufuwa (Black Pearls), Juliet Nandawula (Entebbe Ladies), Mary Gloria Ayot (Black Pearls), Aisha Nabulime (Thunderbirds), Peace Lekuru (Entebbe Ladies), Peace Mirembe (Black Panthers), Proscovia Ayero (Black Pearls), Rita Nadunga (Black Panthers)

Officials

Head Coach: Helen Koyokoyo Buteme

Team Manager: Regina Hellen Okoit Lunyolo

Physiotherapist: Prossy Namusisi

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