By Our Media team

Lt. General Muhoozi Kainerugaba on Tuesday flagged off the National Motocross team for the FIM Africa motocross championship in Zimbabwe on Saturday and Sunday urging them to represent their country effectively.

“I’m very proud of you young men and women that are representing your nations. That is patriotism and I salute you for that. Go and make Uganda proud,” Muhoozi said.

He also handed over sh20m contribution from General Salim Saleh to the team at a function held at Imperial Botanical beach Entebbe.

The first group of the team leaves on Wednesday August 28,2019 to Zimbabwe while the second group leave on Thursday via Ethiopia airlines.

Team captain Maxime van Pee promised that his team will do all it can to get a podium finish for Uganda.

The team of 37 riders will use the Zimbabwe championship to prepare for the Armed Forces Appreciation motocross championship in Busiika on October 5-6.

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