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Rhinos Rugby 7s Tournament To Commemorate 26th Kabaka Muwenda’s Coronation Anniversary

Rhinos Rugby Football Club in partnership with the Buganda kingdom and Vivo Energy Uganda through the Shell Rimula brand will host the annual Rugby 7s Cup atLegends grounds on Saturday July 20,2019.

This 2nd edition of the Coronation Rugby 7s Cup will also double as the 5th circuit of the Roke Sevens. The tournament will feature 16 teams (12 males and 4 females) fiercely competing on the rugby pitch to be crowned winners

The Coronation Rugby 7s Cup is part of the commemoration activities to celebrate the crowning of His Majesty Ssabasajja Kabaka Ronald Muwenda Mutebi II as the king of Buganda .The annual coronation anniversary is celebrated in Buganda kingdom because of its reverence of the Buganda kingdom and its culture by many people throughout Uganda.The event is a highly celebrated by the Buganda kingdom, its venerable royals and subjects.

Prince Wasajja (C) jokes with some of the officials during the launch of the tournament.

“Buganda kingdom emphasizes healthy living and rugby is a sport of healthy bodies and minds. How can we miss out on such an exciting event? The Kabaka appreciated the contribution of sport to the kingdom. Rugby is a sport that teaches the values of integrity, solidarity, discipline and respect and therefore we need to embrace it and support it,” said Prince David Wasajja who is a Ugandan Rugby Union trustee

With support from the stakeholders including Vivo Energy Uganda through the Shell Rimula brand, Buganda Land Board and Legends Bar and Restaurant, Shell Rimula Rhinos RFC are organizing the colorful event that will see large numbers of rugby fans flock the Legends rugby ground.

Officials from the sponsors and organisers sides pose for a photo after the launch.

 

 

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