Rwanda’s representatives in rugby and netball, ET Mukingi and GS Gahini suffered heavy losses on day three of the ongoing East African post primary games taking place in Lira, Uganda.
Eastern Province-based Groupe Scolaire Gahini were beaten mercilessly 67-7 by Kenya’s Obambo Mixed secondary school in netball, while ET Mukingi also lost 22-0 to Uganda’s Saint Mary’s Yala in rugby.
In general, it was a tough day for Rwandan teams as only four teams managed to pick up victories out of eleven matches played. Six teams lost, while girls’ football side, APAER Kabuga, were the only team to draw their match 1-1-l against Kenya’s Olympic.
Volleyball teams performed fairly well. Saint Joseph Kabgayi boys’ team beat South Sudan’s Wav Complex in five sets (3-2), but the girls lost in four sets (4-1) to Kwanthanze of Kenya while GS Indangaburezi beat Uganda’s Katikamu SDA in three straight sets (3-0).
Both Rwandan boys’ football teams APE Rugunga and ESIG Rubavu lost 2-0 and 2-1 to Uganda’s Standard High Zzana and Saint Mary’s Kitende respectively.
In boys’ basketball, Lycee de Kigali narrowly snatched a 68-65 win over Friend School Kamunsinga of Kenya, while College Amis des Enfants lost 79-62 to Uganda’s Lubiri secondary school. APE Rugunga easily beat Buddo secondary school of Uganda (63-37) in the girls’ category.