The Uganda Peninsula Community Qatar has been for the past few weeks nursing plans of strengthening
their ties and relations with Middle East countries and Asia at large, however in the recent outcome, the
fruits have been yielded as a new development has been reached at as Walking Football was launched.
Team leader Mr. Akampumuza Benson in Doha, Qatar confirmed the development to Times Uganda in an exclusive interview on how the new development will strengthen the Ugandan ties with Qatar through sporting activities that is aimed at bringing forth development.
“Uganda Peninsula community Qatar launched Walking Football club Qatar, thanks to Mr Farhan Al Shiek Al Sayed the president of international walking football Qatar for the great work done in uniting all cultures and traditions through walking football”. Mr. Benson Akampumuza affirmed.
Mr. Benson further disclosed that the development is aimed at uniting all Ugandans based in Doha Qatar
aged 30 and above that are being targeted to join the club.
“All Ugandans based in Doha aged 30 and above are welcome to join the club” Benson concluded.
BRIEFLY, WHAT IS WALKING FOOTBALL?
It is a standard game of football where players walk instead of run. It’s designed to help people get fit or maintain an active lifestyle no matter what their age and fitness, as well as support people getting back into football if they have given it up due to age or injury.
It is further believed that older people who play have seen many benefits: lower heart rate and blood pressure, less fat and more muscle, and better mobility.