2019 FUFA Corporate Tournament: Hosts KISU emerge champions
2019 FUFA Corporate Tournament
KISU 0(3)- 0(1) Corporate League Team
Diamond Trust Bank 2-0 UPL Secretariat
Hosts Kampala International School Uganda(KISU) emerged winners of the 2019 FUFA Corporate Tournament defeating favorites Corporate League Team in the final.
Running for the 5th successive year, KISU encrypted their name on the list of winners on Saturday edging Corporate League Team in a closely contested final that ended goallessly but the former won 3-1 on penalties to clinch their victory.
Phillip Tumwine, Saad Musonera, Robinson Katabarwa converted their kicks from the spot for KISU.
On the other hand, John Musisi scored for Corporate League Team but John Mbaziira’s effort rattled the crossbar.
It should be noted KISU and Corporate Tournament Team were in the same group and played out a goalless draw as well at that stage.
The winners were awarded a trophy, medals and cash prize of three million shillings.
The first and second runners up walked away with medals while each team got a certificate of participation.
KISU skipper Tumwine lauded his teammates for work hard and believes it is the reason why they emerged champions.
” We came here to just compete and we didn’t think of winning the championship. I thank my teammates for the commitment and hard work.”
In the third place, playoff Diamond Trust Bank won 2-0 against Uganda Premier League Secretariat.
FUFA EXCOM member Ronnie Kalema who was the Guest of Honour lauded the several teams that took part and believes the federation is achieving its targets of bringing the Corporate world close.
” We are grateful as FUFA that the tournament has continued to grow in stature over the years. Several companies have participated today and this fulfils our main objective of the FUFA Corporate Tournament which is bringing together different corporate companies through soccer.”
A total of 15 teams participated in the 5th edition that got underway with an aerobics session in the morning.
Winner – Kampala International School Uganda
1st Runners up – Corporate League Team
2nd runners up – Diamond Trust Bank
Most Valuable Player – Felix Muhabuzi(Corporate League Team)
Top Scorer – Rogers Kateregga (Corporate League Team) 7 goals
Teams that took part
Nile Special, Sogea Satom, Airtel Uganda, Kyagalanyi Coffee, Diamond Trust Bank, UPL Secretariat, National Population Council, Civil Aviation Authority, KISU, Corporate League Team, Ecobank, FUFA FM, Red Pepper, Bidco Uganda