KAMPALA.

The Assistant Inspector General of Police Andrew Sorowen is a well-known figure within the sports circles.

He sometimes juggles the ball in front of youngsters, a regular at Uganda Olympic Committee events and as well as matters concerning athletics in Police club.

Sorowen already hopes that some of his athletes deliver at the 2017 World Cross-country Championships at Kololo Independence ground on March 26.

On the security side, Sorowen has assured by Uganda Police at the biennial global event. “Security will be guaranteed,” he told Daily Monitor yesterday.

Police, in partnership with other security agencies like the Uganda People’s Defence Forces, Special Forces Command and intelligence teams, have marked the critical area as Kololo.

“It is not a difficult area because we have worked there before during the 2014 Africa Cross-country. So we are going to polish our plan of three years ago.” he added while not disclosing how many police officers will be deployed.

Meanwhile, Ugandan runner Geoffrey Kusuro posted one hour and 1:15 minutes while taking fifth place at Rome-Ostia Half Marathon on Sunday. The race was won by Ethiopia’s Guye Adola in 59:18.


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