1st Lugazi Pool Tournament:

Winners:

  •  Simon ‘The Computer’ Lubulwa (Men) & Vicky Namuyanja (Women)

The year 2016 kicked for the ‘pool computer’, Simon Lubulwa on a positive note.

The 20 year old pool ace together with lady sensational player, Vicky Namuyanja triumphed at the inaugural Lugazi pool championship which attracted over 100 players across the different parts of the country and the boarder.

Lubulwa, whose last success was the 2015 Kampala pool open believes returning to winning ways gives him the momentum ahead of new pool season.

I feel so happy to have won the Lugazi pool open. The victory gives me hope ahead of the 2016 pool season where we have the league and several other individual tournaments

After winning the Kampala Open, Lubulwa had a torrid run; getting eliminated at the first round in the national open and failed to make the money bracket at the season ender, the Christmas Cup that was held at Rock Catalina bar in Ntinda.

Lugazi open lady winner, Vicky Namuyanja overcame a galaxy of stars like two time USPA female pool player of the year, Ritah Nimusiima and the reigning pool queen and the best sports journalists’ lady pool player of the year, Angella Busingye.

Namuyanja overcame Zaimat Nambafu in a highly contested final.

Nimusiima finished third overall among the ladies.

David Isabirye is a senior staff writer for Kawowo Sports where he covers most of the major events.

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