BADMINTON: Mihigo wins five in a row, tops league

On form Daniel Mihigo

Badminton ace, Daniel Mihigo stretched his unbeaten streak to 5-0 in the Badminton Development Programme (BDP) national league after beating Ndejje University’s Alex Babu 2-0 in the mens’ singles at the Ntinda Victory Church Courts.

 Mihigo, fresh from winning gold in the All Africa University Games in South Africa, beat Babu 21-11, 21- 15 in two consecutive sets. Babu had earlier defeated teammate and East Africa University Games Champion, Jacob Musisi 2-1.

In the men’s doubles, Mihigo teamed up with UCU coach and teammate, Freddie Kirabo, to beat Makerere University’s Isaac Senfuka and Bruno Masaba 2-0.

Mihigo tops the men’s singles table after winning five out of five games, while he and Kirabo trail the Ndejje University pair of Musisi and Herbert Ebyayo in second place.