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Soroti Cricket Academy off to Rwanda for the U-17 Girls Invitational Matches

Soroti Cricket Academy is delighted to announce that the U17 girls’ team has been invited to play a series of matches against the U17 Rwanda team. The matches are scheduled to take place between 15th to 19th January 2024 in Kigali, Rwanda.

A team of 14 players and 3 officials has been named to represent the academy and country during the tournament.

This will be the Academy’s first Overseas tour and the team is more than excited to expose the players to the International stage, allow them experience different cultures and traditions, provide a platform for players to network and build connections, build mental Toughness and expose them to standards and demands of professional cricket.

The team checked into a residential camp on the 3rd of January 2024 at St. Mary Girls school in Madera, Soroti City preparing for this exciting opportunity, with dedicated training sessions focusing on all aspects of the game.

We extend our gratitude to Uganda Cricket Association for the support and guidance towards the tour as well as Rwanda Cricket Association for extending the invitation and providing the platform for this exciting series.

The team shall play 4 t20s and one 40 over game

About Soroti Cricket Academy:
Is a leading cricket Academy in Uganda that started in 2014 in Soroti Uganda and exits to empower the young people excel through the game of cricket. The academy works with 15 Primary Schools and 8 Secondary schools within Soroti and has 3 clubs participating in the national league. Over the years 23 girls have represented Uganda at the senior and U19 Level with 9 in the squad that enabled Uganda qualify for the Global Qalifiers scheduled for April 2024.

Travelling Squad

  1. Jimia Mohammad Abadallah – Olila High School(c) (Wicket Keeper/Batter)
    2.Timong Patricia – Light SS (Batting All rounder)
  2. Apolot Patricia – Light ss (Leg Spinner)
  3. Asumin Akurut – Olila High School (Captain Batter)
  4. Amayo Martha – Olila High School (Pace Bowler)
  5. Arugo Joyce Mary – Olila High School (Batter)
  6. Tino Sarah – Light ss (Batter)
  7. Apio Blessing – Joy Kim P.s (Off Spinner)
  8. Icumar Josephine – Nakatunya P.s (Leg spinner)
  9. Agwang Patricia – Olila H.s (Opening Bowler)
  10. Ariago Mitchell – Light SS (Off Spinner)
  11. Atim Sarah – Olila H.S (spinner)
  12. Akiteng Rehema – Light SS (All Rounder)
  13. Nyanmer Devine – Goshen P.s (Off Spinner)

Reserves

  1. Acen Patricia – Olila H.S (Pace Bowler)
  2. Iro Judith – Light ss (All rounder)

Officials

  1. Twijukye Emmanuel – Head Coach
  2. Sandra Acwao – Assistant Coach
  3. Anayo Christine – Manager

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