ZAMBIA has confirmed its participation in the upcoming Motocross of All African Nations Championship (MXOAN), which will be hosted by Uganda on August 6th and 8th at Victoria Race Way Park Garuga.
A team of 30 Zambian riders has signed up to compete in the continental championship, which was originally scheduled for 2020 but was postponed due to the Covid19 pandemic.
The Zambian team together with their bikes will privately be jetted into the country on the 4th of August,2021.
According to FMU’s vice president motorcycling, Kisitu Mayanja,FIM Africa has already given them a green light to host the event after receiving a report from their director sporting, Tony Rowley who was in the country a week ago.
“Our entries opened on 9th May,2021 closes on 9th of July,2021,and we still expecting more entries,” said Mayanja on phone.
ELIGIBILITY OF RIDERS:
As per supplementary regulations of the event, each country will be allowed to register up to 5 riders in each class for the Championship, designated as official riders, in
the championship by their Federation.
Riders must produce either a Passport or Resident’s Permit as proof that they are eligible to compete for their country, with
the approval of their FMN.
Countries are allowed to enter more than 5 riders in each class, but on the understanding that only the five designated
riders entered, will be classified as official participants for the team results. If more than 8 countries enter, countries MAY be asked to reduce team entries.
Meanwhile the Katende Brothers were in Kenya last weekend preparing selves for the continental race. We can assure you that Kenya is also arranging to make sure they bring a big team for the continental event.
We shall keep you posted: credit to FMU media, Frank Sserugo, Aaron Nsamba