ICC Challenge League B is a qualification pathway for associates to 2023 50 over World Cup. The Challenge League B is played over three rounds with the top side after the three rounds moving on to the next round of qualifiers. There are six nations in Group B including Uganda, Hong Kong, Jersey, Bermuda, Italy, and Kenya.
The 1st round of the Challenge League B was hosted by Oman in 2019. Uganda came out victorious after winning five out of five and now sits three points ahead of Hong Kong at the top of the table.
The second round of the tournament will be hosted by Uganda from June 14th-28th while the final round will be hosted by Jersey from July 28th-August 10th.
The second round was supposed to be hosted by Uganda early this year but was postponed due to the Omicron outbreak. ICC however, kept faith in Uganda and the nation will now host the round in its Capital City, Kampala.
The games will be played at the Lugogo and Kyambogo Cricket Oval. ICC has allowed fans to come to the grounds, therefore fans will be allowed to the various grounds to cheer their team of choice. However, as a host nation, we shall continue to ensure that we look after the teams to ensure that none of them gets in sick.
The Local Organising Committee for the event will be led by UCA board member Mr. Paul Kaheru. The other members on the committee include Rita Tinka (Hospitality), Arthur Nuwagaba (Accommodation), Benjamin Musoke (Human Resource), Julius Makubuya (Grounds), Denis Buwembo (Medical), Rokani Sylvester (Security), Joshua Mwanja (Transport), Kenneth Mulondo (Accreditation), Richard Okia (Liaison), Denis Musali (Publicity and Media) and Martin Ondeko (Tournament Host).
We are working closely with local partners to help us put on a very good show and we shall announce the partnerships in due course.
Tournament Schedule and Fixtures.
The official hashtag for the tournament is #TheRoadToCWC23