Uganda Ludo Federation (ULF) has brought on board Katumwa Sports Center who has bought all the trophies, medals, other rewards and purchased all the tents and chairs to be used at the venues where the games will take place, worthy Five million Uganda shillings (5,000,000/=) .
Director David Katumwa promise more support towards the sport if they use the first support well.
“Ludo in Uganda is blessed that it has Hussein Kalule, an ambassador who is also the Africa Ludo President. We need professionals in this game just like we have seen in other games as Football, Netball and Basketball.” Katumwa said.
The Uganda Ludo Federation (ULF) has officially released the 2020 activity calendar on Friday, February 14, 2020.
This was during a well-attended press briefing held at Centenary Park in the heart of Kampala City.
The briefing was graced by the ULF president Hussein Kalule, flanked by members of his executive committee, club representatives, the media and a special guest, entrepreneur David Katumwa Steele of the Katumwa Sports Center.
Kalule who is also the president of the Africa Ludo Federation (ALF) noted that the year-long calendar has been released early enough to help the clubs prepare adequately.
“Our year-long calendar has been released to enable us the smooth running of the calendar as we are looking to a run a more professional league.
” Each of the clubs in the super division has been tasked to have a women side. We have also spread wings to the universities” Kalule noted.
He anticipates a very competitive league owing to the expertise of the players in the different
Kalule also confirmed that Uganda will host the 2020 Africa Ludo Federation summit in the coming months.
The Ludo administrators have devised means of spreading the game to universities, Secondary Schools and other higher learning institutions with Makerere University, Buganda Royal Institute, Kyambogo, UCU, YMCA and Ndejje University first on board.
The 16 clubs in top flight:
There are 16 clubs in the National Ludo super league. Defending champions Kamwokya Corner are joined by Bassajja Bayiiya, Buloba A, Dembe Vegas, Nansana Galaxy, SilverSports, Nansana All Stars, Kisansa Kireka, Kazo Hill, The Homiez, Kings, Property Saints, Entebbe Gerenge, Nakawa Market, Busega and Ntinda Market.
The winning club will take home Shs 4M, gold medals and a glittering trophy.
The runners up will pocket Shs 2M, silver medals with Shs 1M for the bronze medals.
Meanwhile, the Uganda Ludo Federation officially launched their website; africaludofed.org/Uganda.
Uganda Ludo Super League 2020 (Match Day 1 Fixtures):
Sunday, 8th March 2020 (10:00 AM):
- Basajja Bayiiya Vs Buloba A
- Dembe Vegas Vs Nansana Galaxy
- Silver Sports Vs Nansana All Stars
- Kisansa Kireka Vs Kazo Hill
- The Homiez Vs Kings
- Property Saints Vs Entebbe Gerenge
- Nakawa Market Vs Nakawa Market B
- Ntinda Market Vs Kamwokya Corner
Previous Uganda Ludo Super League winners:
- 2006 – Kazo Central Ludo Club
- 2007 – Kazo Central Ludo Club
- 2008 – Kwagalana Ludo Club
- 2009 – Natete United Ludo Club
- 2010 – Katwe United Ludo Club
- 2011 – Nansana Galaxy Ludo Club
- 2012 – Dobbi Sports Ludo Club
- 2013 – Did Not Happen
- 2014 – Mweludde Mukono Ludo Club
- 2015 – Gerenge Entebbe Ludo Club
- 2016 – Kwagalana Ludo Club
- 2017 – Kawanda Ludo Club
- 2018 – Nansana All Stars Ludo Club
- 2019 – Kamwokya Corner Ludo Club