Over the weekend, action took place in West Nile as the young talent showcased their skills in the Airtel Rising Stars 2019 in Lira.
In the boy’s finals we saw Koboko emerge as champions after defeating Bright Light 1-0, in a game which was played at Uganda Technical College, Lira
Saidi Sukuru netted the only goal of the game in the first half to give victory to Koboko Boys.
In the girl’s category, Simba from Koboko district thumped Paidha Women 2-0 to win the girls championship.
Rose Mary Ababiku and Lillian Chandia scored the goals that led Simba Girls to victory.
• MVP: Lillian Chandia (Simba)
• Best Goalkeeper: Lydia Aserua (Simba)
• Top Scorer: Lillian Chandia (Simba) – 3 Goals
• MVP: Saidi Sukuru (Koboko Boys)
• Best Goalkeeper: Kassim Twalibu (Koboko)
• Top Scorer: Rogers Mugu Okwai (Koboko Boys)
• Boys: Koboko Boys
• Girls: Simba
At Sports256 we shall be giving you all the updates of the Airtel Rising Stars 2019 Tournament.