The Buganda Regional Women’s League tournament climaxed on Friday at the Katabi Gombolola football pitch in Entebbe Municipality with Light College Katikamu claiming their inaugural title. Light College was crowned champions after it tallied a total of 16 points from 6 games (5 wins and 1 draw).
The Katabi Gombolola football pitch hosted three matches that officially closed the league, Tagy High School and Light College Katikamu played to a goalless draw, Light College defeated God cares Secondary School Bulega 3-0 in the second match of the day while Tagy High also defeated God Cares 2-0 in the final match of the day.
Light College Katikamu’s victory earned them an automatic qualification to join the 2017/18 Fufa Elite Women League.
Light College Katikamu football Coach Mustapha Kayinda hailed the school administration for supporting and investing in girl’s football which has yielded positive results.
“When I first arrived at Light College Katikamu, there was no girl’s football. I gave the school administration the idea which they bought and immediately started supporting. We played our first games this term in the National Copa Coca Cola tournament in Kabale. I once again approached the school administration about participating in the Buganda Regional Women’s league which they also bought and I’m glad that we have achieved positive results despite this being our debut season”, Mustapha Kayinda told entebbenews.
Meanwhile, Kim Walusimbi, the Buganda Region Women’s League secretary called on the various corporate companies and parastatal bodies in Entebbe Municipality to support grass roots soccer organizations to promote the talent of the girl child through sports. He criticized Fufa for not facilitating the women football teams in Uganda in accordance with the Fifa guidelines on women football development.
Masavu coach Allan Kabonge who presided over the closing ceremony as Chief Guest urged other schools to emulate Light College Katikamu in the development of football talent among the students.
Top Scorers –
Kanyago Halima (Tagy High) 18 goals.
Catherine Nagadya (Tagy High) 12 goals.
Anita Natasha (Light College) 10 goals.
Best Goal Keeper.
Ngamita Zulaika (Light College).