Wokorach, Kasito spearhead Uganda's impressive start at Africa Games

Wokorach, Kasito spearhead Uganda's impressive start at Africa Games
Wokorach (left) and Kasito touch down in the win over Tunisia

AFRICA GAMES - RUGBY | Dynamic duo Philip Wokorach and Adrian Kasito proved pivotal as Uganda dominated their opening two games at the 13th African Games.

Wokorach showcased his scoring prowess, tallying an impressive 20 points in both matches against Zimbabwe and Tunisia, crossing the try line twice and converting five kicks.

Kasito made his mark with 15 points, courtesy of three tries over the course of the two games on day one.

Reflecting on his performance, Wokorach humbly credited his efforts to teamwork and divine assistance.


Kasito grits his way en route to touching down for one of his two tries against Tunisia

"I'm focused on executing my role to the best of my abilities, and I'm grateful for the success we've achieved so far," Wokorach said.

With a mindset geared towards treating each game as a final, Wokorach emphasized the team's commitment to excellence.

In their first match against Zimbabwe, Uganda secured a solid 14-0 victory, powered by tries from Kasito and Wokorach, with the latter also adding a conversion, while Timothy Kisiga contributed to the scoreboard.

Kasito hands Wokorach the ball of the conversion in the 48-0 rout of Tunisia

In a dominant display in their second game, Uganda overwhelmed Tunisia with a resounding 48-o win.

The try scoring spree included two apiece from Kasito and Nobert Okeny with Wokorach, Aaron Ofoyrwoth, Timothy Kisiga, and Desire Ayera touching down once each.

Wokorach's precise kicking game continued with four successful conversions.

Looking ahead, Uganda sets its sights on further success as they prepare to face Burkina Faso and hosts Ghana on Day Two of the rugby showpiece today (March 20).

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