The Uganda Rugby Union will today, 10th September, hand over protective equipment to players at Kyadondo Rugby grounds, a move that brings rays of hope on the resumption of the national actvities.
The Union has finally put to use the 5,000 euros aid given to all Unions by Rugby Afriquè as help to solve some of the problems brought by the coronavirus pandemic which has put the sport on hold as stadia have been closed for close to six months.
“It is with this aid that the Union was able to purchase personal protective equipment for rugby grounds and clubs following guidelines as per the ministry of Health.” read a communique issued on their official twitter handle. The statement confirmed that the event scheduled for 11:00 am today, will benefit a total of 1,500 players, 25 rugby playing facilities, and referees.
Among the protective equipment to be distributed are face masks to all registered adult players in the country in addition to infrared thermometers, handwashing facilities, and sanitizers to all rugby playing grounds in the country.