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Victoria Cup 2016 – Day 01 | ELPGolf.com

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The first ever Kenya vs Uganda Golf Tournament, Victoria Cup has kicked off.

The tournament that will be played on Ryder Cup format with both countries each fielding a team of 10 players each started today, 2nd June with practice sessions at the host club, Muthaiga Golf Club.

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John Gitonga practices his short game as his caddy looks on

#TeamKenya will be represented by:

· Bo Ciera (Captain) – Muthaiga/ Royal

· Neer Chandaria – Muthaiga

· John Gitonga – Muthaiga

· Mike Kisia – Vet Lab

· John Lejirmah – Golf Park

· Moi Lemoshira – Vet Lab

· Dennis Maara – Limuru

· Mutahi Kibugu – Junior – Muthaiga

· Agil Jamal – Junior – Nyali

· Elias Indeche – Golf Park

OFFICIALS

Coach: Brian Njoroge

Manager: Andrew Chelogoi

KGU Chairman: Muchau Githiaka

Neer Chandaria putting at the Muthaiga Golf Club 9th Green
Neer Chandaria putting at the Muthaiga Golf Club 9th Green

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#TeamUganda will be represented by:

· Muhumuza Adolf

· Rugumayo Ronald

· Basalaine Joel

· Okong Edrine

· Asaba Dennis

· Kasango Grace

· Mwanja Baker

· Muhamood Ismail

· Ochaya Martin

· Bagalana

OFFICIALS

Coach: Amos Kamya

UGU Secretary: Bernard Mbayo

UGU President: Johnson Omolo

#TeamUganda golfer tees off Muthaiga Golf Clubs 10th Tee
#TeamUganda golfer tees off Muthaiga Golf Clubs 10th Tee as his compatriots look on

The tournament director, Anthony Muhoro says that the Victoria Cup will be, “…our vehicle of choice to strengthen the bond between the two countries and other East African Bloc members in the future through the game of golf and another opportunity for our top amateurs to compete against the best in the neighboring countries and sharpen their game.

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#TeamKenya’s John Lejirmah putts as his team mate, John Gitonga follows the putt.

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#TeamKenya’s Moi Lemoshira chipping in

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ELPGolf.com will be on site from today till Sunday to bring you coverage of the Victoria Cup.

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