KAMPALA Uganda (Xinhua) --
Uganda has been selected to host the 2017 Africa
Schools Badminton Championship slated to start Dec. 17-22 in the
Simon Mugabi, the
Chief Executive Officer of the Uganda Badminton Association told
Xinhua on Friday that the event will bring together top playing
schools on the continent.
“We are happy
because our good record in hosting international events forced
the Badminton Confederation of Africa selected Uganda to host
this Championship,” Mugabi said.
He said the event is
for the top two schools in each country that performed well in
the boys and girls national Championships.
“This event is very
important because it give the young players a platform to
compete at international level as they also get the exposure to
develop as better players,” added Mugabi.
Mauritius and hosts Zambia dominated the event last year in