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Uganda name Sevens World Cup squad
By Eric Njiru | Fri 02 Sep, 2022 13:49

Head Coach Tolbert Onyango on Friday named the 12-man squad to represent Uganda at the Rugby Sevens World Cup in Cape Town, South Africa between 9th and 11th September 2022 with six players set to make a second appearance. 

Former Kabras Sugar star Philip Wokorach, captain Michael Wokorach, Adrian Kasito, Timothy Kisiga and Desire Ayega will be making a return to the global stage for the second time after playing in San Francisco in 2018.

Uganda, who qualified as Africa 7s champions, will play Samoa in their opening game with the winner set to take on USA in the round of 16. 

Uganda squad: Michael Wokorach (captain), Ian Munyani (vice-captain), Desire Ayera, Aaron Ofoywroth, Adrian Kasito, Timothy Kisiga, Philip Wokorach, Alex Aturinda, Ivan Otema, Karim Arinaitwe, Nobert Okeny, William Nkore.

  • Team Manager: Michael Wandera
  • Head Coach: Tolbert Onyango
  • S&C Coach: Timothy Mudoola
  • Physiotherapist/Medic: Samuel Rwakijuma Asiimwe

Pre-round of 16 Friday 9, September 2022

Ireland vs Portugal 9.45am
Canada vs Zimbabwe 10.07am
Samoa vs Uganda 10.29am
Scotland vs Jamaica 10.51am
Kenya vs Tonga 11.23am
Wales vs Korea 11.45am
Hong Kong vs Uruguay 12.07pm
Germany vs Chile 12.29pm

Round of 16
E
ngland vs Winner M1 3.39pm
France vs Winner M2 4.02pm
USA vs Winner M3 4.39pm
New Zealand vs Winner M4 5.01pm
Argentina vs Winner M5 5.23pm
Australia vs Winner M7 5.45pm
Fiji vs Winner M67.05pm
South Africa vs Winner M8 8.03pm

Women
Australia vs Madagascar 1.11pm
USA vs Poland 1.33pm
Canada vs China 1.55pm
Fiji vs Japan 2.17pm
Ireland vs Brazil 2.54pm 
England vs Spain 3.16pm

Eric Njiru
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