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Uganda name squad for Dubai and Cape Town 7s

Uganda 7s Rugby Team. Photo Courtesy URU.

Uganda Men’s 7s squad has been announced ahead of the Dubai 7s and Cape Town scheduled for early December.

2022 Uganda Rugby Men’s Most Valuable player Adrian Kasito has been included in the squad that has regulars Aaron Ofoywroth, Michael Wokorach, Timothy Kisiga, Ian Munyani, Alex Aturinda, Desire Ayera and Timothy Mugisha.

Wokorach missing

The African Men’s 7s have also picked Mubarak Wandera, Jacob Ocen, William Nkore, Tawfik Bagalana and Dennis Etwau. French based Philip Wokorach is missing in the squad.

The Series’ next stop is Dubai where the women’s Series will commence, as part of a combined event with the men on 2-3 December 2022, before both men’s and women’s teams move on to Cape Town on 9-11 December.

The women’s pools for Dubai see the all-conquering reigning World, Commonwealth and Series champions Australia in Pool A alongside the USA, Canada and China. In Pool B reigning Olympic champions New Zealand will face France, Great Britain and Brazil. Pool C sees Olympic bronze medallists Fiji together with Ireland, Spain and newly promoted Japan.

The men’s draw sees Pool A with Australia, South Africa, Great Britain and Kenya. Pool B is Fiji, Argentina, New Zealand and Uruguay. Pool C includes France, Ireland, Spain and Uganda. Pool D is made up of Samoa, USA, Canada and Japan.

Uganda Men’s squad for Dubai 7s and Cape Town:

Adrian Kasito, Aaron Ofoywroth, Michael Wokorach, Timothy Kisiga, Ian Munyani, Alex Aturinda, Timothy Mugisha, Jacob Ocen, William Nkore, Mubarak Wandera, Tawfik Bagalana, Dennis Etwau

 

 

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