IEdson Kagame was in scintillating form after conquering 31 other participants at the Palz Ishaka bar in Bushenyi during the Nile Special pool western region qualifiers over the weekend.
“I am now focusing for the grand finals in September at Lugogo”, he told the media shortly after beating Rolland Muhwezi in the finals.
Alpha Nasasira completed the trio to qualify from Bushenyi as they were joined by other regional names from Kabale, Rukungiri, Ibanda and Mbarara.
The Nile Special National pool open qualifiers canvas the entire nation with over 3000 bars involved from each and every corner of the nation.
This year, just like the previous edition, the overall winner will drive home with a brand new Toyota Brevis.
He will also pocket Ug.shs 2M, a winners’ gold medal and a pool table.
Last year’s winner, Jonah ‘Joker’ Turigye will be joined by the 7 other seeded players and 120 players who make it from the regionals for the national finals at Lugogo.
The event, the biggest on the Pool Association of Uganda (PAU) calendar is exclusively sponsored by Nile Breweries under the brand, Nile Special lager.
Regional qualifiers for this weekend will witness action in Rubaga Division starting this Friday at the Orange Country in Nalukolongo and Natete Shopping Center while Saturday action will see Jacaranda pub in Wakaliga and Labamba, Namungona host the thrilling games.
AGABA TAVERN KABALE
RUKUNGIRI CAVES INN.
BUSHENYI /ISHAKA PALZ BAR.
1) Kagame Edson
2) Muhwezi Rolland
3) Nasasira Alpha.
MBARARA DESERT ISLAND.
1) Arinaitwe Michael
2) Luwagga Ismail
3) Nangumya Amuran.
1) John Kabuchenga
2) Sunday Moses