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Dar set for FEASSSA tourney

Coordinator Laurence Madege confirmed over the weekend that Dar es Salaam has officially been picked to host the Games next month.

Madege said FEASSSA executive committee members will meet in Dar es Salaam on July 16 and among other issues, they will inspect host venues and other facilities to be used during the Games.

He named the venues expected to hosts the championships as National Stadium, University of Dar es Salaam, Dar es Salaam University College of Education (DUCE), Gymkhana Club as well as Police College grounds.

A total of 3,000 athletes from the excelling schools representing Kenya, Uganda, South Sudan, Burundi, Zanzibar, Rwanda and hosts Mainland Tanzania are expected to take part in the forthcoming FEASSSA Games. Mainland Tanzania alone is expected to field 600 players in various sports disciplines.

Sports to be competed during the Games are football, volleyball, basketball, hockey, rugby, badminton, athletics, netball, handball, table tennis and swimming.

Madege said FEASSSA Games regulations allow schools to field more than one team in any particular sports discipline. The last edition of the East Africa Secondary School Games and Sports Competition was held in Lira District in Northern Uganda.

Over 2,000 students from the six nations of Rwanda, Burundi, Kenya, Tanzania, South Sudan and Hosts, Uganda attended the event.

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Author: DAILY NEWS Reporter

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