Tuesday, February 19, 2019
You are here
Home > Latest News > Bugembe Stadium to host Opening match of The FUFA Drum

Bugembe Stadium to host Opening match of The FUFA Drum

The FUFA Drum

24th February, 2018 (Opening match)

Busoga vs Bugisu- (Bugembe Stadium) 4pm in Jinja 


The Organising Committee of ‘The FUFA Drum’ has confirmed Bugembe stadium in Jinja as the host venue of the tournament’s opener between Busoga and Bugisu Provinces on 24th February 2018.

The Committee made a final inspection on Monday afternoon and later took a decision on the hosting venue.

Committee Chairman Rogers Byamukama expressed his delight at the preparations by the Busoga Province team.

Rogers Byamukama with Owek. Amin Bossa during the inspection of Bugembe stadium on Monday evening

‘Busoga region is very privileged and undoubtedly blessed to hold the official opening of The FUFA Drum tournament which comes along with various objectives ranging from spotting raw football talents to celebrating our ancestry’ Byamukama remarked.

‘Bugembe stadium will be the centre of attraction for the opening weekend of The FUFA Drum. We expect high profile dignitaries for this match. I expect a close contest on the day but we shall put in place a good plan for the day’ said Byamukama.

Byamukama was flanked by his entire committee members Owek. Bagunywa Nkalubo, Hajjati Aisha Nalule, Livingstone Lajan and Anthony Tumwesigye while Owek. Amin Bossa, Salmin Saleh, Faisal Muhammad, Mutesi Zaitun, Crispus Muyinda, Musota Daniel, Isssa Magola attended the meeting on behalf of Busoga Province Team

Numerous dignitaries from Busoga, Bugisu, FUFA, Government are expected to grace the official opening ceremony of this tournament ranging from His Royal Highness the Kyabazinga Of Busoga William Wilberforce Gabula Nadiope IV, Speaker of Parliament of Uganda Rt. Hon. Rebecca Alitwala Kadaga to all Honourable Members of Parliament from Busoga and Bugisu sub-regions respectively’ noted Chairman Busoga Province Owek. Amin Bbosa Nkono

Bossa confirmed the gate charges.

‘The game will go for 3.000/- for Ordinary tickets and Ushs10.000/= (VIP)’

Busoga Province Team coach (M) Charles Ayiekoh with Owek. Amin Bossa and Rogers Byamukama


24th February, 2018 (Opening match)

Busoga vs Bugisu- (Bugembe Stadium)


25th February 2018

Teso vs Sebei at Kongunga Ground in Bukedea

Lango vs Acholi- Lango Sports Ground in Lira

Buganda vs Kigezi-  Nyendo ground in Masaka

Bukedi vs Kampala-Budaka Saza Ground in Budaka

Bunyoro vs Rwenzori-Hoima Ground in Hoima

Karamoja vs West Nile-Moroto Booma Ground in Moroto

Ankole vs Tooro-Kakyeka Stadium, in Mbarara


Group A:

  • Teso
  • Busoga
  • Sebei
  • Bugisu

Group B:

  • Lango
  • Buganda
  • Acholi
  • Kigezi

Group C:

  • Bukedi
  • Bunyoro
  • Kampala
  • Rwenzori

Group D:

  • Karamoja
  • Ankore
  • West Nile
  • Tooro

MAIN PHOTO: Busoga Province Team officials and Local Organising Committee Members of The FUFA Drum at Bugembe stadium on Monday evening.