This event was held on the 11th July 2022 and was presided over by the President of the Republic of Uganda H.E. Yoweri Kaguta Museveni and Mama Janet Museveni. The Chef De Mission of Team Uganda Mr. Moses B. Mwase was present at the ceremony, the athletes and officials of the sports disciplines that are representing Uganda at the Commonwealth games.
The sport disciplines that were present included swimming led by Kirabo Namutebi and Mukalazi Tendo, Athletics led by Joshua Cheptegei, cycling, rugby cranes, weightlifitng, wrestling, squash, badminton, table tennis among others. It was such a presitgious event and the President advised all the Athletes to be fit, disciplined, strategic and cooperative. He advised the officials to ensure that the competitors get sufficient nutrition to enable them achieve the set goals.
He encouraged them to fully utilize their sports talent for the benefit of the global community adding that sportsmanship outcompetes other talents in fame. The teams left for the Commonwealth on the 24th and 25th of July 2022 via Turkish airlines. We wish them all the best.