St Mary’s Kitende pips Buddo to defend Wakiso regional Copa football championship

Wakiso District Regional Football Championship 2018:

Finals:

Boys:

  • St Mary’s Kitende 2-1 Buddo S.S

Girls:

  • St Noa 1-0 Wakiso Hill

Play off final match (Boys): 

  • Boston High School, Mpala 1 (3) – 1 (4) London College
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St Mary’s Kitende players

Nine time national copa football champions, St Mary’s Kitende successfully retained the Wakiso District region championships on Sunday.

St Mary’s Kitende overcame bitter rivals Buddo S.S 2-1 in a closely contested encounter played at the Wakiso Resource Center on Sunday.

Gerald “Mwenda” Ogwette and Basangwa scored for St Mary’s Kitende before Frank Ssebufu pulled a goal back for Buddo S.S.

The two schools will be joined by three others, Standard High – Zana, St Julian Gayaza and London College – Nansana at the national finals set to kick off in Mbarara at Mbarara High School in May 2018.

To progress for the finals, St Mary’s Kitende outwitted a hard fighting Standard High Zana outfit 2-1 at the lower ground of the Champions Stadium in Mwererwe whilst Buddo S.S edged St Julian in a tense penalty shoot out 3-4 after normal time had ended goal-less.

In the battle for the fifth school to join all the semi-finalists, London College – Nansana recovered from a goal down to win the post match penalties 5-4.

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St Noa Girls Football Team

Meanwhile, St Noa Secondary school, Zana successfully defended their girls football title, winning 1-0 over Wakiso Hill School.

The national finals for girls football will be played in Fort Fortal in the same dates for boys’ football.

Semi-finals (Boys):

  • St Mary’s Kitende 2-0 Standard High Zana
  • Buddo S.S 0 (4) – 0 (3) St Julian High School, Gayaza

Play-offs:

  • Boston High School 1 (4) – 1 (1) Victoria High School, Nansana
  • Light High Sseguku 0 (4) – 0 (5) London College

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