2017 Copa Football: Kibuli defeats Nakaseke International to claim third place

2017 Copa National schools football championship:

Third place play off: Kibuli S.S 1-0 Nakaseke International

Final: St Mary’s Kitende 1 (3) – 1 (4) Jinja S.S

Kibuli edged Nakaseke International 1-0 to finish third at the 2017 Copa National schools football championships.

Julius Poloto struck in the opening 10 minutes to inspire Kibuli S.S to the victory during a Saturday morning duel played at Masaka Recreational stadium.

The dull match was also curtain raiser to the much awaited finale between St Mary’s Kitende and Jinja S.S.

Allan Okello and Wasswa at the 2017 Copa Championships

Kibuli had bowed out to St Mary’s Kitende 2-1 in the semi-finals played at the Arena play ground in Kitovu.

Nakaseke International fell to Jinja S.S 3-1 in post match penalties after normal time had ended one all.

The result means Kibuli will join the two finalists to represent Uganda at the 2017 East African secondary school games that will be hosted by St Joseph College, Layibi in Gulu district.

Semi-finals results:

Nakaseke International 1 (1) – 1 (3) Jinja S.S

St Mary’s Kitende 2-1 Kibuli S.S

Quarter finals:

Kibuli S.S 1 (3) – 1 (1) Masaka S.S

Jinja S.S 5-1 Citizens High

St Mary’s Kitende 0 (4) – 0 (3) Dynamic

Nakaseke International 2-0 Jinja Progressive Academy

Round of 16 games:

Kibuli SS 0 (3) – 0 (1) Buhobe SS

Buddo SS 1 (2) – 1 (3) Masaka SS

St Mary’s Kitende 2-0 St Joseph College Layibi

Dynamic S.S 3-0 Bishop Ngeri S.S

St.Julian 0-1 Nakaseke International

Jinja Progressive Academy 2-0 Namagabi S.S

Jinja ss 2-0 Ryakasinga Che

Blessed Sacrament Kimanya 0 (5) – 0 (6) Citizen High School