Well Equipped Infrastructure boosting Sports development in Nabilatuk

Arengesiep SS boys team at one of their play fields

By Edward Akaki

Nabilatuk district that inaugurated in the financial year 2018/19 and has just made four years of existence is defying the odds when it comes to sports organisation with at least 16 well equipped football fields within the district.

According to the District Sports Officer Okoboi Amos, all the schools within the district is having a sporting field with the leading being Arengesiep secondary school constituted with 3 football fields.

He said, as a district they have 2 stadia that can host a vast number of games including football, volleyball, netball, handball, basketball, wood ball among others. In addition, he explained that the district has a fully equipped field for athletics and other field games.

Nabilatuk district though one of the youngest district in Karamoja region is proving to be the best in sports in the region scooping three trophies in Handball national games in 2019 in the category of U16 and U14 boys, U14 girls. They also bagged the U12 volleyball trophy in the same year.

Arengesiep SS both boys and girls represented the region in the National post primary games in Arua and Gulu respectively earlier this year after winning at the regional levels. In the post games release, Arengesiep SS boys was ranked 34th and Arengesiep SS girls ranked 18th in the country.

Okoboi attributed all the successes in the district sports to the community that has been very supportive in pushing the teams financially and also other development partners like UNICEF that is helping in many aspects.

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