Tough test for Mansul and Muteesi
By USPA media
Defending champions Mansul Bwanika and Rashida Muteesi will have to tighten the grip if they are to defend their titles in the PAU-Empire Casino Kampala Open Tournament due Saturday and Sunday January 4-5, 2020 at D’ Arena Bar and Lounge on Namirembe road.
The male and female champions will face stiff challenge from other pool players that are targeting huge cash prize jack pot.
The two-day tournament will have the winner receive a trophy and sh2m cash prize while the second, third and fourth will receive sh1m,sh500,000 and sh250,000 respectively in the men’s category.
In the ladies category the winner will receive sh1.2m, while sh600, 000, sh300, 000 and sh150, 000 will be for the second, third and fourth respectively.
The tournament that is used in the ranking of players is expected to attract all the cream la cream of Uganda’s pool and defending champions Bwanika Mansul and Rashida Mutesi should expect stiff opposition.
“This is going to be a tough event and since it’s a ranking event we expect all top players in the male and female categories to participate,” Peter Kyobe the association publicity noted.
Ritah Nimusiima, Victoria Namuyanja, Shiela Ankar, Amina faith Nganda, Angela Busingye, Jacinta Kajubi and Lukia Nayiga are some of the players likely to give Muteesi hard times.
In the men’s category Dan Mubiru, Allan Katongole, Fahad Ssewakambo, Joseph Kasozi, Ceasor Chandiga and Amos Turyagumanawe are expected to challenge Bwanika aka Muto.