Kataka A edge Bugabo in 2020 Nkumba Independence Cup finale

2020 Nkumba Independence Cup (Football):

Final: Kataka A 2-1 Bugabo

Semi-final:

Kataka A 1 (5) – 1 (4) Bugabo

Bugabo 0 (4) – 0 (3) J-Life

Individual Accolades:

Most Valuable Player (MVP) – Elvis Kiberu (Kataka A)

Top Scorer: Isaac Otto (6 Goals)

Kataka A overcame Bugabo 2-1 during the final of the 2020 Nkumba Independence Football Cup played at the Nkumba Primary School play ground (Kataka) on Sunday, 11th October 2020.

The goals for Kataka A were scored by Mescach Saddam and Solomon Oketch.

Ivan Mugisha scored Bugabo’s lone strike.

“It is good enough to win a final. I am so happy for the players for the collective effort display” Eric Kisuze, the head coach of Kataka A stated.

The five day championship attracted a total of 8 teams within Katabi Town Council to include; Kataka A, Kataka B, Bugabo, Masjid Noor, Mpala, Kawafu, Juv-Kitinda and J-Life Kitala.

Prizes:

Kataka A got a main trophy, gold medals, goalkeepers’ gloves, a ball and Shs 300,000 by the chief guest Paul Owor, aspiring candidate for Busiro South Member of Parliament seat.

Paul Owor (left) hands over the trophy to Kataka A players

The runners up (Bugabo) got silver medals, a ball and pair of gloves.

“Personally, I will remain focused towards promoting and supporting sports development in Busiro South. Besides organizing competitions, I also want to emphasize on the development of infrastructure with a proposed stadium in Namulanda” Owor stated.

Bugabo team

Chairman of the local organizing committee Nasser Kyeyune hailed all the participating teams, the key partners and sponsors for the successful tournament organized.

“Every year we organize the Nkumba – Kataka Independence Cup. This year round, we held a successful championship amidst the Coronavirus pandemic challenges. I salute all the teams in a special way for gracing the tournament. I thank the key partners and sponsors for the support” Kyeyune stated.

Elvis Kiberu was the tournament Most Valuable Player (MVP) as Isaac Otto top scored with 6 goals.

Both Kiberu and Otto received special medals for their feat as all the participants got certificates of recognition.

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