Soroti City To Host Girl’s Schools Cricket

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David GOMBE 

Soroti City will host this year’s edition of the girl’s schools cricket week from May 5th – 11th .

The tournament will feature sixteen schools from six different regions. The tournament will be hosted by Soroti Cricket Academy with the schools hosted by St Mary’s Girls Secondary School Madera.

“This is another opportunity to see the cream of our future women cricketers in action. We honestly hope they light up the occasion. Our gratitude goes out to UCA for making this possible yet again despite the growing number of participating schools.I would also like to thank SCA together with St.Mary’s Girl’s SS, Madera for hosting us for a second year running, and also to the participating schools that have preferred to turn up for this event over others. Hopefully at the end of this much anticipated
week, cricket will prevail” Davis Turinawe – Development Officer Uganda Cricket Association

“We are delighted to host the Girls Cricket Week 2024 in Soroti. This prestigious event provides an opportunity for the community in Soroti to watch their own in action, promote the popularity of the
support among key stakeholders and also provides an opportunity for the cricket community in Uganda to understand the cricket culture that has enabled many female cricketers thrive .We look forward to welcoming the teams, their supporters, and the media to Soroti for what promises to be an exciting and memorable event.” Said Felix Musana – Chairman, Soroti Cricket Academy

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The schools that will feature in the tournament include:

Eastern Region: Light SS, St Mary’s Girls SS Madera, Olila High School
Northern Region: Masindi Secondary School, Sacred Hearts Secondary School
Nile Region (Jinja): St James SS, Good Heart SS, Iganga SS, Jinja SSS
Central Region: Ndejje SSS, Mukono Kings High School, St John’s SS Mukono, Gayaza High
Western Region: Kasese SS, Kilembe SS
South Western Region: Masaka

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