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FUFA Tv Cup: Nicknames of the 8 participating schools

We are a few days away from the start of the inaugural FUFA Tv tournament and the traditional schools are eagerly waiting to show their capabilities when it comes to the beautiful game of football.

The participating schools have had their players train intensively as they gear up for the newborn tournament.

In this article, we bring you all the nicknames of the eight participating schools in the FUFA Tv tournament.

King’s College Budo — Red Lions/Budonians

Mengo Senior School — Akwanas/Mengonians

Makerere College School — Pelicans/MACOS

Namilyango College — Anchors

Busoga College Mwiri — Mwirians

Jinja College — JICO/Jiconians

Kiira College Butiki — Butikian/The Butiki Boys

St. Mary’s College Kisubi — SMACK

The teams were pooled into two groups.

Group A: Makerere College School, King’s College Budo, St. Mary’s College Kisubi, Mengo Senior School

Group B: Namilyango College, Jinja College, Busoga College Mwiri, Kiira College Butiki

The tournament will kick off on 10th June 2023 with two explosive fixtures that will see Makerere College School hosting Mengo Senior school at the Makerere University Main Ground at 10am while Kiira College Butiki will be up against Namilyango College at 4pm.

The following day 11th June 2023 will have St Mary’s College Kisubi and King’s College Budo lock horns in what will be dubbed the ‘FUFA Tv Blockbuster schools derby’ in Kisubi at 4pm.

The Busoga region schools clash has Busoga College Mwiri hosts Jinja College in Mwiri at 10am.

The return leg matches will be played between 14th -17th June.

The Semifinals also to be played on a home and away basis will be held on 21st June 2023 (1st leg) and 25th June 2023 (return leg).

The final will be held on 1st July 2023.

About the Tournament

The Theme of the Tournament is ‘Excellence in Academics and Sports’

FUFA to give two sets of jerseys to each school

FUFA will give 10 balls to each school

It is sponsored by FUFA Tv

Tournament will be broadcast live on FUFA Tv

Kicks off on 10th June 2023

8 traditional Schools will take part in the tournament

The school have been pooled in two groups

Matches will be played on knock out format of home and way basis

Semifinals will be played on 21 st June 2023

The Final will be played on 1 st July 2023

Benefits of FUFA Tv Cup

Live on FUFA Tv thereby showcasing the talents of the participating players to a worldwide audience and to football agents as well.

Each school to nominate 4 young enthusiastic students to be trained by FUFA as young Coaches, Match Referees and Digital Media Officers. Hence benefits to schools in other football/sports programs also individually opening youngsters to mainstream services.

FUFA Tv will provide all the uniforms for each participating school, as well as facilitate all the match officials for the games.

Cash prizes will be available in various categories.

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