The Chief of Defence Forces Gen David Muhoozi has welcomed back the UPDF team. This won the East African Community military games in Kenya last week with a salute.
Gen.Muhoozi welcomed back the Ugandan team that had returned from Kenya on Thursday. This took place during a function held at the Ministry of Defence and Veteran Affairs headquarters at Mbuya hill.
“Thank you for keeping the UPDF spirit of performing better with little resources. You have given us a lesson to learn. We shall adjust accordingly to have our sports department supported much better,” Gen.Muhoozi said.
The Chief of Education Sports and Culture Brig Francis Takirwa thanked the UPDF leadership for entrusting him with the team.
Brig Takirwa thanked the players for the teamwork, nationalism, and morale which all contributed to the success of the team.
He was pleased by the host country Kenya for the excellent preparation. he also asked other member countries to learn from the Kenyan example.
The Director of sports in UPDF is commander Col John Mark Ssemanda who also said that the games enhanced discipline to the military profession and promoted brotherhood among-st the EAC partners.
“The games deepened and widened the relationship and understanding between UPDF and other country teams with whom we played,” said Col Ssemanda.
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