Uganda National Motocross Team Secures Victory in First Round of CAC Championship


By Mwambazi Lawrence

In an exhilarating showcase of talent and skill, the Uganda National Motocross Team triumphed in the first round of the Central African Challenge (CAC) Championship . The event, held at the thrilling E-Villas track in Kalisizo over the weekend, witnessed Uganda dominate the competition, amassing an impressive total of 1540 points, while their rivals from Kenya fell short with only 179 points to their name.

Uganda’s Fortune Sentamu flying the flag high in MX1 (Photo by Expedition Media)

Despite Kenya’s commendable performance in the 65 CC category, where they secured a convincing victory, Uganda showcased their prowess across various categories, emerging victorious in the majority. The Ugandan team clinched top honors in MX 50, MX 85, MX 125, MX 2, and MX 1 categories, demonstrating their depth of talent.

Among the standout performers for Uganda were Jude Kyle Musedde in the MX 50 CC category,Kenya’s Dylan Hatanga in MX 65 CC, Jerome Mubiru in MX 85, Malcolm Gift Sebuguzi in MX 125, Waleed Omar in MX 2, and Fortune Sentamu in MX 1. Each athlete showcased remarkable skill and determination, contributing crucial points to Uganda’s overall victory.

Gift Sebuguzi threw caution to the wind and won the MX125 gathering valuable points for team Uganda. (Photo by Expedition Media)

The breakdown of category points further underscores Uganda’s dominance, with impressive performances across the board. In categories such as MX 50 and MX 65, Uganda’s substantial point lead solidified their position as frontrunners in the championship.

The event not only celebrated Uganda’s success on the international stage but also served as the third round of the national Motocross championship, further highlighting the significance of the competition within the local motorsport community.

Kenya’s Dylan Hatanga oupacing his rivals in the mx65 (Photo by Expedition Media)

The second round of the CAC Championship is set to take place in Kenya in December 2024, promising another thrilling showdown between the region’s top motocross talents. As Uganda basks in the glory of their victory, anticipation builds for the upcoming challenges and opportunities that lie ahead in their quest for motocross supremacy.

With their outstanding performance in the inaugural round of the CAC Championship, the Uganda National Motocross Team has firmly established themselves as formidable contenders, poised to continue their winning streak on both the national and international stages.

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