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Parliamentary Games: Kiiza Urges Government to Increase Sports Budget

Kiiza, speaking during the parliamentary games, has urged government to increase sports budget.

Government portioned 26bn for Sports but the Kasese MP Hon Winnie Kiiza is not pleased with the current budget for Sports.

She disclosed her plans and revealed that she will forward the matter on Parliament floor:

“I am going to address this on the floor because there is a lot of amount which is put in country’s marketing, lets also market our country through Sports.

“Whenever our national teams play outside Uganda our national anthem is played which is good for our country’s marketing.

“Government must increase the funds in sports and most especially in schools and Sports academies to Identify and nature our kids’ talents.”

Winnie Kiiza (with the ball). Courtesy photo

Kiiza played netball and she managed to inspire Uganda past Kenya with a 53-23 on Wednesday at Lugogo indoor stadium in the Parliamentary games.

She also asked parents to be kin on identitying their children’s talents in all aspects.

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