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Honouring a sports Legend: A minute of silence to be observed for Apako

African Nations Championship (CHAN) 2016 Qualifiers:

3rd round, 1st Leg: Uganda Vs Sudan

Venue: Nakivubo Stadium

Time :4pm

Charges: 10,000/- (Open stands – Kirussia), 20,000/- (Covered Stands)


FUFA has confirmed that a minute of silence will be observed in memory of the departed Uganda’s netball star player Harriet Apako before kick off of the African Nations Championship qualifier between Uganda and Sudan at Nakivubo stadium.

The development was confirmed after this morning’s pre-match meeting held at the match venue in Kampala.

‘The two teams will observe a minute of silence before kick off. The match commissioner has accepted our request for this brief but significant ceremony for our sports legend. The Uganda Cranes players will also wear black armbands’ said FUFA Spokesperson Ahmed Hussein

Apako who played in the 2015 Netball World cup in Australia, passed away on Thursday morning and will be laid to rest today in Kaberamaido.



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