The loud terrifying sound of the Drum will once again be heard vibrating across Uganda as the ‘FUFA Drum’ tournament match day comes into force on Sunday, 18th March 2018.
There are eight games lined up on the day in the different corners of the country.
In Gulu, Acholi and Buganda lock horns at the Pece Stadium in Gulu.
Acholi won 2-0 away to Lango in the opening game against rivals Lango in Lira on match day one whilst Buganda fell at home 1-0 to Kigezi in Masaka.
Bugisu hosts Teso at the Mbale Municipal Stadium and Kampala will be home to Bunyoro at the Star Times Stadium in Lugogo.
Kigezi, who condemned Buganda in the opening match will entertain Lango at the Kabale Municipal Stadium.
Meanwhile, Rwenzori plays host to Bukedi at the Nyakasanga stadium in Kasese, Sebei faces Busoga at the Kiprotich stadium and Tooro will be home to face Karamoja at the Buhinga stadium in Fort portal.
The last game on the menu will see West Nile play Ankole at the Bar Okoro Stadium in Zombo District.
West Nile was held to a one all draw in their opening match away to Karamoja in Moroto.
Ankole won at home 2-1 against visiting Tooro Province at the Kakyeka Stadium in Mbarara.
For the record, Busoga hosted the official opening match against Bugisu last month at the Kyabazinga stadium in Jinja where the Speaker of Parliament Rebecca Kadaga was the chief guest.
The FUFA President Eng. Moses Magogo, Busoga Kingdom Premier Minsiter Dr Muvawala, Uganda Cranes head coach Sebestien Desabre, FUFA Executive Committee members, delegates, staff were all part of the hundreds of fans in the terraces.
The tournament is played along the theme ‘Celebrating Our Ancestry’.
All the match updates will be relied live on 102.1 FUFA f.m and all official FUFA Social media plat forms.
Sunday, 18th March 2018 Fixtures (Kick-off 4:00 pm):
- Acholi Vs Buganda – Pece Stadium, Gulu
- Bugisu Vs Teso – Mbale Municipal Stadium, Mbale
- Kampala Vs Bunyoro – Star Times Stadium, Lugogo
- Kigezi Vs Lango – Kabale Municipal Stadium, Kabale
- Rwenzori Vs Bukedi – Nyakasanga Stadium, Kasese
- Sebei Vs Busoga – Kiprotich Stadium, Kapchorwa
- Tooro Vs Karamoja – Buhinga Stadium, Fort Portal
- West Nile Vs Ankole – Bar Okoro Stadium, Zombo
*Note: The final of the tournament will take place during the independence week in October 2018 hosted by Kasese.