The hosts defeated Mauritius 3-1 in the quarter final this morning in the on-going Championship at the MTN Arena, Lugogo.
The Botswana mixed doubles team battling on Friday at the MTN Arena, Lugogo.
Uganda’s team led by top seed Brian Kasirye have qualified for
the semi final stage of the 2021 All Africa Mixed Team Championship.
The hosts defeated Mauritius 3-1 in the quarter final
this morning in the on-going Championship at the MTN Arena, Lugogo.
The mixed doubles pair of Kasirye and Fadilah Shamika
Mohamed Rafi started it all with a 21-11, 21-15 victory against Aatish Mubah
and Kobita Doohee.
Uganda later took a 2-0 lead after Glady Mbabazi
defeated Ganesha Munrah 21-15, 21-11 in the women’s singles. But Africa’s top
men’s singles player George Julien Paul brought some hope for Mauritius after
stopping Isreal Wanagalya 21-10, 21-7.
The women’s doubles pair of Husina Kobugabe and Glady
Mbabazi made sure Uganda qualified for the semis after humbling the pair of
Vilina Appaih and Kobita Dookhee 21-15, 21-15.
Uganda will now face the 2020 Mixed Team champions
Egypt in the semi final stage later this afternoon. Uganda will be all out looking
for a revenge after Egypt stopped Uganda 3-2 in the group stage on Friday.
William Kabindi, the Uganda head coach told Xinhua that the team will have to play with a lot more caution in the next stage. I am happy that we have overcome one of the best Badminton playing nations Mauritius," added Kabindi.
The second semi final will see South Africa face
Algeria. The final will be played on Sunday.
organized by the Badminton Confederation of Africa (BCA) that started on
Thursday will climax on October 28th with the finals of the individual events.