Awareness of Breast Cancer will be championed at the upcoming Beach Touch Rugby Fun Festival and Tournament slated for 30th September 2023 at the scenic shores of Coco Beach Entebbe.
According to the organizers, this tournament promises to be a day filled with fun, sportsmanship, and raising awareness about breast cancer, all while celebrating the spirit of rugby to address societal challenges. 20 teams are expected to compete.
Participating at the event will be six schools, each fielding a six-aside team as part of Swans Sports Club’s legacy program- teach them young to live healthy enjoyable lifestyles. To ensure fair play and competitiveness, a maximum of 2 premier league players, both male and female, will be allowed on each team. Emphasizing inclusivity and gender equality, a minimum of 3 female players will be required in each team, fostering a balanced and diverse playing field.
The event will not only showcase the passion and talent of rugby players but also serve as a platform to educate and engage the community on the importance of early detection and support for those affected by breast cancer. With a focus on teamwork, camaraderie, and solidarity, this fun-filled festival aims to make a positive impact on breast cancer awareness
and the fight against this disease.
“We are delighted to host the Beach Touch Rugby Fun Festival and Tournament in support of breast cancer awareness,” said Regina Lunyolo, the head organizer of the event, adding that; “by combining the love for rugby with a vital cause, we hope to unite the community and create lasting connections while raising awareness about breast cancer and the significance of early detection.”
In addition to the teams, two passionate fans will be allowed per team to cheer on their favorite players and teams. This will undoubtedly add to the vibrant and supportive atmosphere of the event, further emphasizing the sense of community and solidarity among all participants.
With the breathtaking Coco Beach Entebbe as the backdrop, the event promises to be a memorable and enjoyable experience for everyone involved. Spectators are encouraged to attend, show their support, and join in the festivities as the rugby community comes together to make a difference in the fight against breast cancer.