Heavy Rain interrupts Uganda’s sporting Calendar

Heavy rains have continued to interrupt key international fixtures on Ugandan sports calendar.

Fans from both teams were left to stare at the water

Fans from both teams were left to stare at the water

Match officials look on as Victors fans scoop out water from the playing field

Match officials look on as Victors fans scoop out water from the playing field

On Friday 18, 2011, Victors FC hope of putting one leg into the second round of the Caf Confederation Cup against DR Congo’s Motema Pempe was put on hold after heavy rains flooded Nakivubo stadium rendering it unplayable.   The game was postponed for today, Saturday 19, 2011 at 2pm, Ugandan time.

A foot submerged in water at Nakivubo stadium

A foot submerged in water at Nakivubo stadium

At Lugogo, Duncan Mugabe’s desire to win back the Uganda Open from Kenya’s Allan Cooper who is the defending champion has to wait for a few more hours, as the courts are flooded with water.

George Nsimbe, Victor FC's coach could do nothing about the pitch and only stared at his fans

George Nsimbe, Victor FC's coach could do nothing about the pitch and only stared at his fans

…and as usual, enjoy

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