June 27, 2022

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USSSA 2022 MUKONO: Champions Mukono Kings, Two Others Qualify For Arua NPP.

 

USSSA 2022 MUKONO: Champions Mukono Kings, Two Others Qualify For Arua NPP.

Final.

  • Mukono Kings (5) 0-0 (3) Kayunga Light College.

 

Classification match (3rd) Place Play-off.

  • St Ponsiano (6) 0-0 (5) Kasawo SS

 

Semi -Final Results

  • Katikamu Light College 1-0 Kasawo SS
  • Mukono Kings’ High school (9) 0-0 (8) St Pontiano Ngondwe SS

 

Champions Mukono Kings, Kayunga Light College and St Pontiano will represent Greater Mukono region in the ARUA NPP due this month.

 

Mukono Kings defeated Kayunga Light College to qualify for the National Post Primaries (NPP) as district and regional champions.

 

The regional football power house, edged Kayunga Light College 5-3 in penalties after a goalless draw in normal time

 

Mukono Kings’ High school defeated St Pontiano Ngondwe SS 9-8 in penalties to reach the final after a goalless draw in normal time.

 

Mukono Kings celebrating after qualifying for the NPP.

 

Kayunga Light College edged Kasawo SS 1-0 to book a place in the final and a place in the 2022 Arua NPP.

 

St Pontiano Ngondwe needed penalty kicks to defeat Kasawo SS 6-5 to also qualify as third team from the region.

 

There is however hope for 4th, 5th placed schools; Kasawo and Namagabi SS to make it to the NPP, If greater Mukono is added the 4th and 5th slots.

 

Namagabi SS (in Green) in play off action

 

All schools that were part of the region play offs, recieved Water from Hon Sulaiman Kiwanuka who on top of the refreshments rewarded Outstanding players of each game with cash prizes.

 

Kiwanuka through Friends of Kiwanuka organization, gave out UGX 30.000 for each Man of the Match, UGX 20.000 for each goal scored.

 

Sulaiman Kiwanuka giving out cash prizes to one of the players

 

Muhumuza Richard, the vice chairman of Mukono region sports and a member of the USSSA thanked the different stake holders for their input and applauded Sulaiman Kiwanuka for the support to the region.

 

We want to take this opportunity to thank everyone that has enabled us to complete this tournament susccesfully, In a special way I want to thank Hon Sulaiman Kiwanuka who has done so good, all teams have been getting water, financed the media that has been doing a great job the player that have been exceptional have been getting prizes and cash, we want to thank him so much for being a great sports man and kindly request you to continue with the same Spirit.

 

Hon Kiwanuka in black when he was chief guest at one of the matches.

 

Our major challenge has been the illegibility of players some schools have brought in players that are not supposed to play. The head teachers that fail to finance sports and find a school with poor equipment but otherwise others are going on well. Muhumuza added.