is that standard Rugby behavior?
singing it to myself to the tune of "Diamonds Are a Girl's Best Friend"
Stories of the towering field marshal dishing out cash, offering his personal jet to sportsmen before and after any triumph, visiting sports camps to morale boost players or athletes among others during his reign as president are as common. Amin's love for sports dated way back during his youth stage. Standing at 6' 4" and weighing 280 pounds, he was once an East African heavy boxing champion, a swimmer, basketball and rugby player as well.
One of the most vivid images of the sporting head of state, was in 1974 when he rolled up his sleeves, mounted the podium at Lugogo to contest with Peter Sseruwagi, the then national boxing tactician in an under card fight that the big man won with a knockout.
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