SinoHydro’s Wu Meng in action during the first edition of the Ugandan-China Corporate Badminton tournament at the MTN Arena. PHOTOS: Michael Nsubuga
The first edition of the Ugandan-China Corporate Badminton tournament is at the MTN Arena with 16 corporate teams taking on each other in four groups of four teams each.
Each team will play against the other teams in their respective group in each match category. The two teams with the highest number of wins in each match category against the other teams in a group, will progress to the next stage.
The team that will progress through each subsequent stage until the final with the highest number of wins against their opponents will be crowned champions.
Bank of Africa’s Aron Tayebwa in action during the first edition of the Ugandan-China Corporate Badminton tournament at the MTN Arena
The Chinese embassy is drawn in Group A alongside China Almuni Association in Uganda (CAAU), China Communication and Construction Corporation (CCCC) and Kampala Capital City Authority (KCCA).
KCCA’s Robert Ssenyonga in action
Group B has SinoHydro, Bank of Uganda, Blue Wave and Entebbe Institute and Geological, while Group C is composed of Chongqing International Construction Corporation, Barclays Bank Uganda, City Tyres and the Chinese Embassy team 2.
Chongqing International Construction Corporation’s Mark Machuanyi
The Chinese Medical team and Confucius Institute, Stanbic Bank, CNOOC Uganda and Bank of Africa complete the roster in Group D.
SinoHydro’s Zhang Zhengan in action during the first edition of the Ugandan-China Corporate Badminton tournament
The tournament that will end with final round games next week has games in the men and women singles, men doubles and mixed doubles.