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Swimming: National Primary Gala Receives Boost

Midland group has extended their hand in developing sports with Sh15M sponsorship into the eighth edition of the swimming national primary schools gala.

The gala shall take place on Saturday, March 7 2020 at Greenhill academy Namuwongo who are hosting it for third straight time.

Drashna Kotecha, the director of Midland group said that this year’s sponsorship package has been improved by Sh5M to make it 15 millions.

The amount will be used in officials facilitation, buying trophies and medals.

“As Midland group of companies, swimming Federation has always been such a great team to work with and I would like to thank them for being such a good partner,” said Kotecha.

The gala has grown to 40 schools from six which was taking part in the event.

Moses Kirinya, the head of host school Green hill academy, while speaking at the press conference held at Rainbow International school Uganda in Kansanga, has alerted readiness to host the gala as well as defending it for sixth time in a row.

“We are ready to host schools, the pool is ready and our team is ready to win it for the sixth consecutive time.”

Last year’s event attracted around 800 students. According to the event’s technical personnel Max Kanyerezi, he estimates about 1000 students to participate.

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