Uganda Police Force (UPF) on March 19th, dispatched 145 sportsmen contingent to Kigali, Rwanda to participate in the 4th edition of East African Police Chiefs Organizations (EAPCO) games.
The main aim of the games is to enhance regional co-operation in a positive manner to promote policer officer’s talent and share their experiences in the implementation of their work.
According to Kalule Abu, the Assistant Commissioner of Police (ACP), head of Sports at Uganda Police and Leader of delegation, the team is well prepared and ready to put up a good display.
“The officers are well prepared and I’m sure they will compete favourably. They have been training and now this is the time to prove their worthy,” Kalule said.
Kalule explained that the officers will compete in eight disciplines including Judo, Boxing, Athletics, Netball, Handball, Darts, Karate and Range.
He urged the contingent to exhibit high levels of disciple and professionalism since they are representing not only the force, but carrying the national flag of Uganda.
The games are expected to commence from 19th March till 28th March 2023 in Kigali, Rwanda.
The last edition was held in Kenya and Uganda came second.