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Odilo: FUFA Primary Schools Championship National Finals Kickoff in Njeru

Match 1: Green Valley Primary School 1:4 Bright Valley Primary School

Match 2: Citizen Parents Primary School 2:2 Rays of Grace Primary School

Match 3: God’s Grace Primary School 0:3 Busumbu Primary School

Match 4: Oasis Annex Primary School 3:1 Tooro Boarding Primary School

The final stage of the FUFA Primary Schools Championship ‘ODILO’ kicked off today in Njeru where the finals will be held until the 7th of August 2019 when the grand finale will be played to determine which school becomes the winners of the tourney in its inaugural edition.

8 teams representing the 8 football regions participated in a game each on matchday 1. A total of 16 goals were netted

In the first game, Bright Valley Primary School from Gulu District and Northern region overcame Green Valley Primary school representing Western in from Mbarara.

Pupils of Bright Valley Primary School Celebrate after scoring their first goal

Both Thomas Juma and  Ayella Christopher scored a brace each to give Bright Valley a 4-1 Victory over Green valley. The lone goal for Green valley primary school was scored by Musimenta Martin the dying minutes of the game to console his team.

Green Valley Primary School team XI
Bright Valley Primary School team XI

In the second game, Rays of Grace Primary School of Buikwe District representing Buganda region came from behind and scored twice against one to claim victory over Citizen Primary School Makindye representing Kampala Region.

An action between Rays of Grace(Blue) and Citizen Primary Schools at FUFA Technical Centre, Njeru
Team photo of Rays of Grace Primary School
Team photo of Citizen Primary School

The match ended 2-1 in favor of Rays of Grace Primary School. Nkoola Arafat, Ronald Kasanya scored for Rays of Grace and Mukaga Mike for Citizen Parents Primary School.

Pupils Rays of Grace Primary School celebrate their lone goal

Busumbu Primary school from Manafwa Eastern region punished their neighbours from Serere District Nort Eastern region 3-0 to secure their place in the last four. Webisa Hussein scored twice with the third goal scored by Wepukhulu Levi.

Webisa Hussein (17) netted twice for his side
God’s Grace Primary school XI
Busumbu Primary school XI

In the last game of the day, Oasis Annex Primary School from Arua – West Nile region beat Tooro Boarding Primary school 3-1.

Pupils of Oasis Annex celebrate their first goal scored by Mungufeni Calvary(10)

Mungufeni Calvary, Fideli Moses, Toure Yahaya scored for Oasis Annex while Arinaitwe Sharif for Tooro Boarding Primary School

Starting XI of Tooro Boarding Primary school
Starting XI of Oasis Annex Primary school

The action continues on march day 2 (Monday 5th August) with four games on the card.

  • Rays of Grace vs Bright Valley
  • Busumbu vs Oasis Annex
  • Green valley vs Citizen
  • Tooro Boarding vs Hod’s Grace.

The Odilo National final playoffs will be held on Wednesday 7th August 2019 at the same venue

Main Photo: FUFA President with all teams’ captains before the opening match ant FUFA Technical Centre, Njeru.

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