Uganda men's national lacrosse team

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FIL membership2011
AssociationUganda Lacrosse
ConfederationAfrica Lacrosse
Head coach Flag of Israel.svg Peter Ginnegar
World Championship
Appearances2 (first in 2014 )

The Uganda men's national lacrosse team represents Uganda in international lacrosse competitions. It is organized by the Uganda Lacrosse.

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History

The Uganda national team made their international debut in 2014 by featuring in the World Lacrosse Championship for the first time at the 2014 edition held in Denver, United States where they were mentored by American coach Tanner Scales. They were also the first African team to feature in the tournament. [1] Their game against South Korea was their first win in the tournament, winning over their Asian opponents, 10-9. [2] They finished 34th among 38th competitors. [3]

They entered the 2018 World Lacrosse Championship in Israel for their second appearance in the international lacrosse competition. They placed 40th in this tournament. They are led by Israeli coach, Peter Ginnegar. [3]

Competitive record

World Lacrosse Championship

YearHostGPWLGFGAFinish
2014 United States 725407834th
2018 Israel To be determined
Total00000No Medal

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References

  1. "Uganda set to make Lacrosse debut". New Vision. 6 January 2014. Retrieved 14 July 2018.
  2. "Uganda Earns First Win in Dramatic Fashion". Uganda Diaspora. 15 July 2014. Retrieved 14 July 2018.
  3. 1 2 Balikuddembe, Kasozi (31 May 2018). "Uganda fancy their chances at world Lacrosse championship". New Vision. Retrieved 14 July 2018.