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Ugandan team may make history

Updated: July 16, 2012, 4:33 PM ET
By Steve Wulf | ESPN The Magazine

For the first time in the 66-year history of the Little League World Series, Africa may be coming to Williamsport.

Lugazi, Uganda defeated Kuwait City, Kuwait 5-2 on Monday in the Middle East and Africa Region championship game in Kutno, Poland, giving the Ugandans the opportunity to be the first Africans in the World Series, which begins Aug. 16.

Another team representing Kampala, Uganda had won the same region last year, but too many of the players were denied visas by the ...

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