Not going back! 3 Ugandan national rugby team players disappear after tournament in Germany

Not going back! 3 Ugandan national rugby team players disappear after tournament in Germany

- Three Ugandan rugby players have "disappeared" after a tournament in Germany

- They vanished from the team's hotel prior to departure back to Uganda

- This is not the first time players have disappeared after tournaments abroad

Three Ugandan national rugby team players have disappeared after a tournament in Germany.

The team was invited to participate in the 12-nation Oktoberfest Sevens tournament that started last weekend. Uganda finished 10th.

As the team regrouped at their hotel in Munich on Monday, October 2, Ramathan Govule, Brian Kikaawa and Fred Odur could not be found.

Brian Kikaawa. Photo: Daily Monitor

Brian Kikaawa. Photo: Daily Monitor

The rest of the team had to leave for Uganda without them. The coaching staff also has to find their replacements before this weekend's Africa Sevens tournament.

This is not the first time Ugandan rugby players have "vanished" while abroad.

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Ramathan Govule (with ball). Photo: Daily Monitor

Ramathan Govule (with ball). Photo: Daily Monitor

Two players, Phillip Pariyo and Benon Kiiza, also went missing after the 2014 Commonwealth Games in Glasgow, Scotland.

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It is presumed that they aim to find a better life abroad. According to Daily Monitor, Pariyo and Kiiza are "doing well" in the UK.

Fred Edur. Photo: Daily Monitor

Fred Edur. Photo: Daily Monitor

Source: Yen.com.gh

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