Uganda national badminton team

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The Uganda national badminton team represents Uganda in international badminton team competitions. [1] [2]

Participation in African Badminton Championships

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References

  1. "BWF - Africa Continental Team Championships 2016 - Team matches". bwf.tournamentsoftware.com.
  2. Yusuf, Ridwan (28 March 2019). "2019 All Africa Badminton Championships: 18 Countries Coming To Rivers – BFN". Concise News. Retrieved 12 April 2019.