Mbogo Mixed S.S dethrone Kibuli as 2019 UMEA games overall champions

Mbogo Mixed SS Players with the overall trophy (Photo: Ham Agency)

 2019 UMEA Games (Top 5 Positions:)

  • 1 – Mbogo Mixed (3 Medals – 2 Gold, 1 Bronze)
  • 2 – Kakungulu Memorial (2 Medals – 2 Gold)
  • 3 – Kawempe Muslim (2 Medals – 1 Gold, 1 Silver)
  • 4 – Kawanda S.S (2 Medals – 2 Silvers)
  • 5 – Mbogo College (1 Medal – 1 Gold)

The 2019 Uganda Muslim Education Association (UMEA) Games have successfully climaxed at Kasawo Islamic Secondary School on Easter Monday.

Mbogo Mixed Secondary School won the overall title after clinching two gold medals and one bronze in the four day’s championship.

The winning school earned gold medals in Table Tennis (Girls) and Volleyball (boys) as well as bronze in football (boys).

Kawempe Mulism A and B sides battle at Agali Awamu play ground. Kawempe A won 1-0 courtesy of Margret Kunihira’s goal to take gold (Photo: Ham Agency)
Masaka S.S footballers celebrate one of their 5 goals in the finals against Kasawo S.S. Masaka won 5-0 to take the football gold (Photo: Ham Agency)
Masaka S.S’ sharp striker Sam Ssenyonjo shoots to score against Kasawo goalkeeper. Ssenyonjo scored 4 times and Sunday Opio got the other goal during the one sided final.

Addressing the guests and participating schools at the closing ceremony of the games, Hajji Abubaker Kakembo, the General Secretary of UMEA, lauded all the participating schools, partners and sponsors.

In the same vein, Hajji Kakembo appealed to the muslim funded schools to uphold to the true spirit of UMEA.


I thank all the participating schools, the host school, organizing committee, ’partners and sponsors. I call upon all the muslim funded schools to continue taking part in the UMEA games because they are meant to forge unity and the muslim brotherhood spirit

Hajji Abubaker Kakembo, General Secretary, UMEA
Kinawa Mugongo girls attack (girls) with a powerful attack during )volleyball girls match. (Photo: Ham Agency)

The chairperson of the UMEA games organizing committee Hajji Twahil Kiteezala was full of praise of the host school (Kasawo Islamic SS), all the schools that graced the games, main sponsors Tropical Bank, partners as Crown Beverages Limited, Uganda Police and the Kasawo Community for the successful games held.

UMEA officials hand over the flag to the next host – Kawanda S.S (Photo: Ham Agency)

Meanwhile, Kawanda S.S was announced as the 2020 hosts.

Handball action as Kibuli S.S played Kawanda S.S (Photo: Ham Agency)

Top Performers per game:

Football:

Boys:

MVP: Sharif Nasur Jamalidin (Mbogo Mixed)

Top scorer: Marvin Konde (Kasawo S.S – 8 Goals)

Winner: Masaka S.S

Runners up: Kasawo S.S

1st Runners up: Mbogo Mixed

Girls:

MVP: Hadijah Nandago

Top scorer: Asia Nakibuuka (3 Goals)

Winner: Kawempe Muslim A

Runners up: Kawempe Muslim B

1st Runners up: Masaka S.S.S

Handball:

Boys:

MVP: Vincent Tibamwenda (Kakungulu Memorial)

Winner: Kakungulu Memorial High School

Runners up: Gombe S.S

1st Runners up: East High

Girls:

MVP: Shakirah Bako (Kawanda S.S)

Winner: Kibuli S.S

Runners up: Kawanda S.S

1st Runners up: Mbogo High

Netball:

MVP: Sarah Nakiyonga (Ngando S.S)

Winner: Ngando S.S

Runners up: Kawanda S.S

1st Runners up: Mukono S.S

Volleyball:

Boys:

MVP: Jimmy Ogwang (Mbogo Mixed)

Winner: Mbogo Mixed

Runners up: Ubuntu S.S

1st Runners up: Kinaawa Kawempe

Girls:

MVP: Hadijah Otim (Kinawa Mugongo)

Winner: Kinaawa Mugongo

Runners up: Ubuntu S.S

1st Runners up: Gombe S.S

Table Tennis:

Boys:

MVP: John Madanda (Mbogo College)

Winner: Mbogo College

Runners up: Ubuntu S.S

1st Runners up: Mbogo High

Girls:

MVP: Perry Ayikoru (Mbogo Mixed)

Winner: Mbogo Mixed

Runners up: Mbogo College

1st Runners up: Mbogo High

Badminton:

Boys:

MVP: Paul Makande (Kakungulu Memorial)

Winner: Kakungulu Memorial

Runners up: Kisaasi College

1st Runners up: Kinaawa Kawempe

Girls:

MVP: Barbra Nanyombi (Mbogo High)

Winner: Mbogo High (A)

Runners up: Mariam High

1st Runners up: Mbogo High (B)

The Kasawo Community passionately enjoyed the games from start to finish (Photo: Ham Agency)

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