Fortune Sentamu (55) Maxime (777) and Fatuh Kiggundu (98). Credit: © Kawowo Sports | JOHN BATANUDDE
[/media-credit] MX65’s  Milton Akaki (8) and Akena Obote (158) Credit: © Kawowo Sports | JOHN BATANUDDE

Riders will bid farewell to the 2017 MX national championship with the final round at Garuga racing track this Sunday 5th November.

All championship contenders will have their last chance to strike towards this year’s titles in the respective classes.

Only the MX1 and MX2 classes have been already clinched by Maxime Van Pee and Fatuh Kiggundu respectively.

Although Van Pee was ruled out of the final round after the knee surgery. His third title will remain intact this Sunday following a big margin of 104 points between him and Asaf Natan who is in second.

Kiggundu also earlier secured his second MX2 title after collecting maximum points from the previous five rounds.

[/media-credit] Fatuh Kiggundu Credit: © Kawowo Sports | JOHN BATANUDDE

Meanwhile, the battle for the title will prevail in the junior’s class. William Blick and Miguel Katende will face off this Sunday to determine the class winner. Only 43 points separate them and they will have 60 points to fight for.

[/media-credit] William Blick Credit: © Kawowo Sports | JOHN BATANUDDE

In the MX50, Isabella Blick will go neck and neck with Gift Sebuguzi before the winner is announced. Blick is the defending champion and currently leading with 28 points behind Sebuguzi.

Akena Obote will have to fend off his brother Milton Akaki and Malcom Lubega to secure his maiden MX65 title.

Ben Nsumba will have to prove his worth to restrict Fortune Sentamu from the MX85 title. Nsumba who is 43 points ahead of Sentamu, only needs 20 points to seal the title.

[/media-credit] Uganda’s Stav Orland(111) and Fortune Sentamu(55) for MX85 Credit: © Kawowo Sports | JOHN BATANUDDE

In the MX 125, Alestair Blick only needs to keep a clean race to secure the class title since he only needs five points to edge his brother Paddy Blick and Ali Omar Yasser.

Meanwhile, the 2017 Africa motocross champion Jayden Ashwell is expected to spice the action at Garuga. Ashwell from Zimbabwe will play the guest rider in the MX 1 class.

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