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RIP Rines SS’s Richard Byamukama: A sports icon dies

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The Uganda Secondary Schools Sports Association (USSSA) family, Masaza Cup fraternity, education sector and the entire sports industry have lost an icon Richard Byamukama
The Director of Rines Secondary School Richard Byamukama has passed on. His death was announced this after a cardiac arrest problem this afternoon.

Byamukama has been a strong pillar in the Uganda Secondary Schools Sports Association (USSSA) right from his old days as a teacher and games master in Gombe and Masaka SS where he initiated girls football.

Richard Byamukama will certainly be missed by the sports fraternity. His love for netball, football and athletics has seen Wakiso district/region through the WAKISHA umbrella register commendable success and dominance in secondary schools sports.

He has been the Principal Rines SS and the president Rines Women football club, Vice Chairperson (Technical) WAKISHA sports committee, organizer UMEA netball.

He served Busiro Ssaza team in the capacity of a chairman since 2017 guiding them to 2019 final where they finished 2nd after a 1-0 loss to Bulemezi before finishing 3rd in the 2020 Masaza Cup edition.

His burial program is to be communicated later.

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