It looks like a syndrome, a virus, an infection or disease among administrators or important persons who hold top offices in Ugandan sport. Trivial things, selfishness, grudges and hunger for money has derailed sports in this country that bears ponderous talent. When the Cranes needed it most, something rare stormed the camp and hence forth, the dream of ending a three decade session less continental football was prolonged.
And when netball thought to do away with it, similar bickering presumed and even a few days ago, it forced the national team out of the Africa Netball Championships in Dar-es Salaam. Even hosting the regional club tournament early this year was a struggle as ropes were being pulled at the top.
While the Ministry of Sports has more time spent in setting up reconciliation, ad-hoc, resolutional committees to settle surging problems among different sports’ bodies, our focussed counterparts say Kenya are busy concentrating on the core values of sport.
With now 70 days left to the summer games, Uganda Olympic Committee has shifted its time and ideas from London to in-house trouble. The Rogers Ddungu headed body now may face an IOC ban following the ongoings that have tore apart this body. The curse of mayhem has been so timely that of recent, results have not come along our way.
Our biggest prospect in Moses Kipsiro can increase our Olympic medal tally if order exists from the top. We must know that our talent on track last got to the podium at the Atlanta games in 1994. Kipsiro is 26 now and fours years from now, his career will not be way up the radar, so 2012 is his perfect chance, accompained with a diminishing Bekele who is trying to seek form.