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Watch Kandote | The Story of Uganda Lacrosse

Kandote shares the journey of Africa’s first national lacrosse team, Team Uganda, as they struggle to compete in the 2014 FIL World Lacrosse Championships hosted in Denver, Colorado. Read More…

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Kandote shares the journey of Africa’s first national lacrosse team, Team Uganda, as they struggle to compete in the 2014 FIL World Lacrosse Championships hosted in Denver, Colorado.

In 2010, Fields of Growth International brought the sport of lacrosse to Uganda, East Africa. Shortly after, plans to create Africa’s first national lacrosse team were put into motion. Kandote chronicles the journey of Africa’s first national men’s lacrosse team, Team Uganda, as they work towards achieving their goal of competing in the 2014 World Lacrosse Championships held in Denver, Colorado.

Kandote focuses on five players with differing pasts and presents as they experience the trials and tribulations of life and lacrosse. Viewers will step into the lives of a group of men who have lost parents to HIV/AIDS, homes to the government, and their adolescence to the violent life of an LRA child soldier, but who have all found solace, escape, and a family through the brotherhood of lacrosse.

Below is the trailer for Kandote:

Visit kandotethemovie.com for more movie information and for Team Uganda apparel.

In 2009, Adam O’Neill, Harry Alford and Thomas Alford launched Lacrosse Playground as the preeminent site for lacrosse gearheads. For years Lacrosse Playground provided lacrosse fans with tutorials and tips on how to string a lacrosse head, up-close looks at the gear the top players used and sneak peeks at equipment and uniforms before they were released. More than 10 years and millions of visits later, Lacrosse Playground has relaunched with a focus on storytelling. Our mission is to provide comprehensive coverage of the latest lacrosse news, share insights into the sports betting and fantasy lacrosse world and showcase the lifestyles and personalities of the sport of lacrosse through articles, videos and podcasts.

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