Sports

Uganda triumphs as St. Mary’s Kitende, Kawempe Muslim clinch CECAFA zone titles

In a thrilling display of skill and determination, St. Mary’s Boarding SS Kitende emerged victorious in the boys’ category, securing their place in the upcoming CAF African Schools Football Championship.

The Ugandan boys clinched the CECAFA Zone title in Nairobi, Kenya, after a nail-biting match against Tanzania that ended 1-1 in regular time, ultimately triumphing 4-2 on penalties.

Meanwhile, Kawempe Muslim SS showcased their prowess in the girls’ category, sealing their spot in the continental championship.

The girls from Uganda demonstrated resilience and teamwork, overcoming Kenya 2-1 in a fiercely contested final at the Kasarani Stadium.

Lindey Weey Atieno provided Kenya with an early lead, but Shadia Nabirye and Shaluwah Butini orchestrated a comeback securing the victory for Uganda.

- Advertisement. Scroll to continue reading. -

This double triumph signifies a remarkable achievement for Ugandan football on the regional stage.

As they gear up for the African Schools Football Championship, both St. Mary’s Boarding SS Kitende and Kawempe Muslim SS have their eyes on the enticing prize money – USD 100,000 for the Zonal Winners, USD 75,000 for Zonal Runners-up, and USD 50,000 for the 3rd Position.

- Advertisement. -

These victories not only celebrate the talent within Ugandan schools but also elevate their status as formidable contenders on the African football scene.



Do you have a story or an opinion to share? Email us on: dailyexpressug@gmail.com Or join the Daily Express WhatsApp channel for all the latest news and trends or join the Telegram Channel for the latest updates.

Daily Express is Uganda's number one source for breaking news, National news, policy analytical stories, e-buzz, sports, and general news.

We resent fake stories in all our published stories, and are driven by our tagline of being Accurate, Fast & Reliable.

Copyright © 2024 Daily Express Uganda. A Subsidiary of Rabiu Express Media Group Ltd.

To Top
Translate »