Airtel Rising Stars: Kawempe Muslim wins both boys and Girls in Kampala Regionals.

Over the weekend, Airtel Rising Stars Kampala Regional happened at Sendi Soccer ground and Kawempe Muslims won both girls and boys.
The 3 days tournament which had 16 boys team registered and 8 girls’ teams were played on both Kitebi Primary School and Sendi Soccer grounds.
Kawempe Muslim SS defeated the 2018 winner Kampala Junior Team (KJT) 5-4 in the penalty shoot-out following a goal-less draw in the normal time.
Earlier in the day, Kawempe Muslim SS girls team defeated Uganda Martyrs’ Lubaga 2-1.
Latifah Nakasi of Uganda Martyrs scored an early goal in the third minute to give them a lead, but it was cancelled by Rebecca Nakato equalizer towards the end pf half-time and Hadjiah Nadago sealed the win for Kawempe Muslims in the second half.
Kampala Woman MP, Nabilah Nagayi graced the grand finale with FUFA 2nd Vice President Darius Mugoya, Edrisa Kasalirwe (chairman, Kampala Region), Deputy Youth Development officer Bashir Mutyaba all in attendance.
Airtel Uganda Brand and Strategy Manager represented the sponsors of the annual youth tournament.
Main prizes and Cash rewards:
Boys:
Champions: Kawempe Muslim SS (Main Trophy, Gold Medals and Shs 1.5M)
Runners up: KJT (Trophy, Silver Medals and 1M
Girls:
Champions: Kawempe Muslim SS (Main Trophy, Gold Medals and 1.5M)
Runners up: Uganda Martyrs Lubaga (Trophy, Silver Medals and 1M)
Individual Top Performers
Girls:
MVP
Kevin Nakachwa (Uganda Martyr’s)
Boys: Abas Kyeyune (KJT)
Top scorers:
Girls: Margaret Kunihira (Kawempe Muslim)
Boys:
MVP
Jeremiah Jabel (St Marys)
Best Goalkeepers:
Girls: Brenda Kasana (Kawempe Muslim)
Boys: Daniel Mukisa (Kawempe Muslim)
With the conclusion of Kampala Region, Airtel Rising Stars will be heading to Buganda Region in Luwero and it kicks off on Friday August 2nd- Sunday August 4th
At Sports256, we shall be giving you all the updates of Airtel Rising Stars 2019.

Hudson Mugweri

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