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Buganda Region’s Luwero United earn sporting promotion to StarTimes FUFA Big League

FUFA Regional Play-offs:

Match No.6: Luwero United (Buganda Region) 1-0 CATDA (Kampala Region)

Luwero United Football Club from Buganda Region earned sporting promotion to the StarTimes FUFA Big League.

This followed a well worked out 1-0 win over Kampala region’s CATDA at the FUFA Technical Center, Njeru on Saturday, 24 October 2020.

Joseph Justus Nkabirwa was the hero with the lone goal on the day scored in the third minute under a closed door arrangement because of COVID-19 restrictions.

Luwero United however endured to complete the match with a player less, following a red card to Sadat Mukembo after a second bookable offence in the 50th minute.

Luwero United players carry their head coach Paul Calvin Mugerwa after the match

‘We worked so hard to earn this promotion. The players and management had a goal which has been attained’ Luwero head coach Paul Calvin Mugerwa disclosed.

With the Kampala and Buganda regional play-offs done and dusted, focus will turn to the Eastern and North East regions.

Eastern has Gaddafi and Admin Football Clubs (facing each other on Sunday morning at 10 am) before North East region clubs Sansiro and Team Church will square up at 2 PM.

The final will be played on Tuesday, 27th October 2020.

Luwero United XI Vs CATDA

Team Line Ups:

Luweero United: Farouk Yawe Sebanja (G.K – 18, Goalkeeper – Captain), Yuda Taddeo Ddumba (22), Henry Bugingo (23), Rashid Kanoonya (3), Joshua Kigozi (8), Joel Kalumwa (19), David Toko (13), Bashamu Mugwa (9), Joseph Justus Nkabirwa (12), Enock Kabugo (10), Sadat Mukembo

Subs:

 Amir Nalugoda (G.K-1),  Kone Bright Kisapamungu (14), , Joel Kamoga (15), Zakalia Sentongo (16)

*Shirt number in brackets

Officials: Paul Calvin Mugerwa (Head Coach), Ramadhan Kato (Assistant coach), Edrisa Sserubiri (Fitness coach)

*Ivan Nambafu Pepera (5) – Tied to play for Luwero United since he transferred to CATDA.

CATDA XI vs Luwero United

CATDA: Ibrah Banaiya (G.K – 18), Dennis Ola (3 – Captain), Amed Ecotti Ndawuli (2), Brian Kasule (16), Mike Kintu (5), Alex Mawanda (10), Ivan Mayanja (12), Derrick Walugembe (8), Eric Ssebuguzi (20), Wiclifu Lusedha (11), Innocent Atiku (19)

Subs:

 Arnold Mugenyi (13), Fahad Ssemwanga (15), Hafizi Khassim

Team Officials: Joseph Babigumira (Head Coach), Musa Ndugga (Assistant Coach)

L-R: Jane Mutonyi, Farouk Yawe Ssebanja, Alex Muhabi, Mashood Ssali, Denis Ola and Ronald Katenya

Match Officials:

Referee: Mashood Ssali

Assistant Referee 1: Ronald Katenya

Assistant Referee 2: Jane Mutonyi

Fourth official: Alex Muhabi

Referees Assessor: Owek. Amin Bbosa

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