Skip to main content

FUFA-Airtel Rising Stars: Regional qualifiers completed, teams await national finals


Regional Finals Qualifiers:


West Nile Region: Paidha Black Angels (Zombo) 0-4 Adjumani Girls (Adjumani)

Northern Region: St James (Lira) 2-0 Gulu Girls (Gulu)

Northern Region: St Mauritz (Gulu) 1-2 Destiny Sports Academy (Lira)

West-Nile Region: Adjumani Boys

For the last two months, it has been a search for the best regional teams of the 2015 Airtel Rising Stars ahead of the national finals that will climax in the week leading to 31st October 2015 at Mbarara.

The last regional qualifiers were held at Pece Stadium in Gulu Municipality over the weekend.


The most fortunate team at the West Nile championship was Adjumani boys who clinched gold on a silver platter because no other team turned up from the West Nile region.

On the girls’ side, Adjumani was at it again winning 4-0 over Gulu Girls team.

Captain, Filda Amadrio and Florence Drania scored two goals each.

St James from Lira beat Gulu Girls to win the female gender of the Northern region.

On the other hand, Destiny Sports Academy, another Lira based side overcame, favorites, St Mauritz from Gulu 2-1 in the boy’s finals.

Airtel Uganda Officials and FUFA officials paid glowing applause for the tournament that has grown through leaps and bounds.

We thank the regional coordinators, parents, the players, our partners – FUFA, local leaders and coaches all of whom have seen this tournament grow. Airtel Uganda remains committed to this cause” Airtel Uganda’s Musa Mayanja said.

FUFA Technical Director helped by the national U-17 head coach, Peter Onen and Airtel Uganda U-17 girls head coach, Hadijah Namuyanja a.k.a ‘Lady Mourinho’ identified the potential talents from the regions that will represent the Northern and West Nile zones at the national finals in October 2015.

All 2015 Airtel Rising Stars Regional Winners:


Boys – Kabowa Youth

Girls – Gadaffi Integrated School


Boys – Nakaseke International

Girls – Mukono High School

Western Region:

Boys – Young Simba

Girls – Sentah College

Kitara Region:

Boys – Masindi Youth

Girls – Mpanga S.S

Eastern Region:

Boys: Pallisa Youth

Girls: High Way, Sironko

North- East Region:

Boys: Light High School, Soroti

Girls: Olila High School, Amuria

West Nile Region:

Boys: Adjumani Boys

Girls: Adjumani Girls

Northern Region:

Boys:Destiny Sports Academy, Lira

Girls: St James, Lira

    Your Cart
    Your cart is emptyReturn to Shop