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Woodball star Zawedde shows she can shoot the hoops

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Zawedde receives her  prize from two-time national league MVP Komakech

Zawedde receives her prize from two-time national league MVP Komakech after excelling in the shooting contest. Zawedde’s shooting skills mesmerised basketball fans at Makerere pool court. Photo by JB ssenkubuge 

By Sande Bashaija

Posted  Saturday, December 14  2013 at  02:00

In Summary

In the women’s team challenge final, Winnie Nanyondo, spurred on by a huge home crowd, led Makerere to a 6-5 victory over KIU’s Fantastic Four. The men’s title went to KIU at the expense of Makerere.

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Kampala- Lillian Zawedde’s demeanor is nowhere near that of a basketball. She appears to be a very slow, lazy lady whose speed is only suited for games that involve very little physical activity.
Unbelievably fast, accurate with her shot, Zawedde shocked many with an eye-catchin
g act during the final of the Sprite 3x3 University Challenge at Makerere recently. The Ndejje University student earned cheers by beating a male-dominated lot in a 3-point shooting contest.

Zawedde, more popular for her woodball prowess, went ahead to ‘dare’ national league two-time men’s MVP Ben Komakech in the final round. She ran him close with Komakech edging the challenge by a single shot.

In the women’s team challenge final, Winnie Nanyondo, spurred on by a huge home crowd, led Makerere to a 6-5 victory over KIU’s Fantastic Four. The men’s title went to KIU at the expense of Makerere.

sbashaija@ug.nationmedia.com