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October 11, 2019

Kayongo re-elected IWbF Vice President


Ndejje University’s Finance Manager has been re-elected Vice President of the International Woodball Federation for a consecutive four-year term of office. Mr. Paul Mark Kayongo was unanimously voted at the helm of the woodball governing body during the Elective Congress convened last week in Matsu, Taiwan. Doubling as President of the Uganda Woodball Federation, he will be incharge of Africa with commission to develop woodball on the African continent. He is also a member of the IWbF finance committee.

In his acceptance letter to IWbF, Mr. Kayongo penned: “ I appreciate the confidence you have put in me and I promise to do my best. Confer my appreciation to the delegates and President Weng.” He had earlier received congratulatory messages from the federation and various member countries which highlighted his continued contribution and dedication to woodball development.

His good track record in management of finance and vast wealth of experience transcends financial matters to the sports world with attainment of numerous attainments both nationally and internationally. Mr. Kayongo introduced woodball sport on the African continent in 2006 using Uganda as a springboard for its promotion. He currently serves in many other sports bodies in different capacities; Treasurer of the Association of Uganda University Sports (AUUS); Federation of Uganda Football Association (FUFA) Delegate; Finance Committee Member of the Uganda Olympic Committee (UOC); and served as Vice President of the Uganda Handball Federation (UHBF) in the years 2006 – 2008. Has vast experience in managing University Sports and National teams. He has been the Head of Delegation of Uganda’s National Teams to the World University Games, China, Beijing 2001, South Korea Daegu 2003, Schenzen China 2011, Russia Kazan 2013, South Korea Gwangju 2015, Taipei Taiwan 2017, Napoli Italy 2019 He has championed Ndejje University to victories in the Eastern Africa University Games, AUUS Games and FISU Games; Uganda (NUSFU) 2009, Jomo Kenyatta University 2010, Dar- es Salaam 2012 and Uganda Christian University 2014, National University Games; Ndejje University 2005, Uganda Christian University 2007, FISU 2005 Izmir, FISU 2015 Gwangju, South Korea, among others.

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