Tanzania teed off poorly in the ongoing East African Challenge Golf trophy at the par 72 Nyarutarama course in Kigali on Tuesday.
The team managed to haul paltry 2.5 points in the day one of singles matchplay with five of their players losing all the matches.
By the end of day one the team was second from bottom of the standings while pinning their hope on yesterday’s foursomes and fourball ties.
Holders Uganda were perched at the top of the standings with six points to push Kenya and the host nation Rwanda on joint second with five points apiece.
Burundi was at the base of the standings in the five-team championship with 1.5 points.
Tanzanian skipper Frank Roman lost his single match to Ugandan Adolf Muhumuza by one-up at the 18th.
The woest performance came from Tanzania Golf Union’s order of merit series leader Jimmy Mollel who lost to
Another Ugandan Ian Odokonyero by terrific 9-7 mush to te amazement of his team mates.
With high degree foursome vulnerability, Tanzania were on the verge of succumbing to another stuttering performance in the fourballs yesterday.