Airtel U-17 Rising stars national tournament. Buganda, Kampala secure semifinal berths.

Its indeed a thrilling journey so far for the central region representatives Buganda and Kampala as both outfits progressed to the semifinals of the u 17 Airtel national tournament which kicked off on Thursday 23 rd. August, 2018 in Fort Portal.

West Nile’s brilliant midfielder Benjamin in action agaist Buganda.

Both sides saw their way through group B of the boy’s category in outstanding styles. In their first match day 2 the Kampala team needed to come from behind to clinch a 2-1 victory within the final moments of the game as they had gone a goal down in the opening minutes of the game. Meanwhile, Buganda bagged a 1-0 comfortable win over West Nile in their final first phase game to consolidate their top position in group B.

Buganda region Head coach Kyeswa William giving instructions to his players during the west Nile game.

Day 2 of the tournament saw several fixtures being played simultaneously with a total of 16 games both in the girls and boys groups.

Action continues tomorrow as the top two teams from the group stages tussle it out in the semifinals with the winners from group A playing the runners up from group B for both the male and female categories respectively.

Today’s results. (Match day 2)

Girl’s category

Buganda 1-1 Northern

Eastern 0-0 Western

Kampala 3-0 West Nile

Kitara 7-1 North east

Western 0- 0 Northern

Buganda 1-0 Eastern

North east 1-0 West Nile

Kampala 2-2 Kitara

Boy’s category

Buganda 4-1 Kitara

West Nile 1-0 Kampala 2

Northern 2 – Western 2

Eastern 4-1North east

Kampala 3-0 Kitara

Buganda 1-0 West Nile

Northern1-0 Eastern

North east 0-3western

 

Moses Wantimba

A seasoned writer & sports statistician.

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