Commonwealth Table Tennis Trials:
- friday the 27thº May 2022: Physical fitness and adherence assessment
*At Demelloz Indian Association Restaurant (now called Baguma’s Restaurant) – 3pm to 6pm
- Sunday, 29º May 2022: Action at MTN Indoor Arena, Lugogo – Kampala
*Best of five games (9am to 1pm)
9:00 am – 9:20 am:
- Parvin Nangonzi vs Jemimah Nakawala (Table 1)
- Regina Nakibuule vs Irene Nekesa (Table 2)
- Rita Nakhumitsa vs Florence Seera (Table 3)
- Amina Nampeera vs Halima Astolo (Table 4)
- Shanitah Namaala vs Flavia Amaniyo (Table 5)
More than 40 matches will be played in Round 10 during the 2022 Commonwealth Games Table Tennis Final Tests scheduled for the city of Birmingham, UK later this year.
The exams will take place on Sunday, the 29th.º May at the MTN Indoor Arena, Lugogo, from 9am.
The first round will have five matches at different tables.
In some of the early matches, club duo Nakasero, Parvin Nangonzi and Jemimah Nakawala, are expected to face off at table 1.
At the same time, Regina Nakibuule (Independent) will face Irene Nekesa of Mbogo Mixed in Table 2.
In Table 3, it will be the Uganda Christian University (UCU) two player battle; Rita Nakhumitsa vs Florence Seera.
Two Mbogo College players; Amina Nampeera and Halima Astolo will face off in Table 4.
At Table 5, Shanitah Namaala (Mbogo High) will entertain Flavia Amaniyo of St Michael International.
In all, there will be 45 matches that will be played in 10 rounds.
There are ten players set for testing, including seed one Rita Nakhumitsa, three players who represented Uganda at the ISF games in France; (Flavia Amaniyo, Halima Astolo and Shanitah Namaala), Amina Nampeera, Parvin Nangonzi, Florence Seera, Jemimah Nakawala, Irene Nekesa and Regina Nakibuule.
On Friday the 27thº In May, players will undergo a fitness and grip assessment at the Demelloz Indian Association Restaurant (now called Baguma’s Restaurant) from 3pm to 6pm.
“Only players who pass phase 1 will be admitted to phase 2 (action). Each player will only have 2 chances to perform an exercise in the script. This format will be the exhaustive, fair and transparent round robin system. Points will be awarded as per standard ITTF rules (2 points for a win, 1 loss for a loss and zero for a walk or no-show,” commented Robert Jjagwe, President of the Uganda Table Tennis Association (UTTA).
All games will be best-of-five based with some of the games live on television for the first time.
Only the top four players will be considered as the final team to represent Uganda at the Commonwealth Games in Birmingham.
- Rita Nakhumitsa
- Parvin Nangonzi
- Florence Seera
- Jemimah Nakawala
- Irene Nekesa
- Shanitah Namaala
- Regina Nakibuule
- Flavia Amaniyo
- Amina Nampera
- Halima Astolo