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Pictorial: Players reap big from the FUFA Drum Man of the match cash, accolades at 2019 Quarter final stage

The FUFA DRUM 2019 (Powered by Eagle Poa):

Semi-final 1: Saturday, 7th December – Acholi Vs Bugisu – At Pece War Memorial Stadium, Gulu (4 PM)

Semi-final 2: Sunday, 8th December – Lango Vs Bukedi – At Akii Bua Stadium, Lira (4 PM)

*Both games live on FUFA Twitter, Facebook, BBS Telefayina and Live Stream (FUFA TV)

Like the norm has been since inception of the FUFA Drum Tournament in 2018, all the outstanding performers in the respective matches have been rewarded with Shs 100,000/= and a plaque after every game.

The culture continued through the second edition and brings you the pictorial of the 12 different men of the match at the 2019 new format of the quarter finals played at the Pece War Memorial Stadium in Gulu and Akii Bua Stadium, Lira

All Match of the Match Winners for the 2019 FUFA DRUM Quarter finals:

Match Day 1:

  • Busoga 1-1 West Nile: Fred Amaku (West Nile)
Fred Amaku (middle) receives his man of the match accolade
  • Bugisu 0-1 Lango – Bronson Nsubuga (Lango)
MP Hanson Obua hands over the man of the match accolade and cash to Lango’s Bronson Nsubuga after the Bugisu game

Match Day 2:

  • Bukedi 2-1 Tooro – Ibrahim Pengere (Bukedi)
Bukedi’s holding midfielder Ibrahim Pengere was man of the match in their 2-1 win against Tooro
  • Acholi 1-0 Buganda – Tito Okello (Acholi)
Tito Okello (middle)

Match Day 3:

  • Bugisu 1-0 West Nile – Muwadda Mawejje (Bugisu)
Muwadda Mawejje of Busgisu showing off his man of the match accolade and cash after the game against West Nile in Lira
  • Lango 2-0 Busoga – Bronson Nsubuga (Lango)
Bronson Nsubuga shows off his man of the match plaque and cash after Lango’s 2-0 win against Busoga

Match Day 4:

  • Buganda 2-4 Bukedi – Derrick Emukule (Bukedi)
Livingstone Lajani hands over the accolade and cash to Bukedi goalkeeper Derrick Emukule
  • Tooro 1-1 Acholi  – James Otim (Acholi)
FUFA DRUM Local Organizing Committee Chairman Rogers Byamukama hands over a plaque and cash to James Otim

Match Day 5:

  • Busoga 3-4 Bugisu – Steven Bukoma (Bugisu)
Goalkeeper – Cum- Striker Steven Mukomba scored twice in Bugisu’s 4-3 win against Busoga and won the man of the match accolade
  • Lango 1-3 West Nile- Abdulmalick Vitalis Tabu (West Nile)
Abdulmalick Vitalis Tabu of West Nile was man of the match against Lango. West Nile won 3-1 with Tabu scoring in the final minutes of the game

Match Day 6:

  • Acholi 1-1 Bukedi – Patrick Wafula (Bukedi)
Patrick Wafula, Bukedi’s goalkeeper was man of the match against Acholi. The game ended 1 all.
  • Buganda 1-0 Tooro – Ronald Ssekiganda (Buganda)
Buganda holding midfielder Ronald Ssekiganda shows off his man of the match plaque and cash after Buganda won 1-0 against Tooro at the Akii Bua Stadium, Lira

Eagle Poa beer, a brand of Nile Breweries Limited is the tournament main sponsors having joined the partners as Uganda Tourism Board (UTB) and National Insurance Corporation (NIC).

The winner of the FUFA Drum Tournament will earn Shs 32M.

The theme of the tournament is “Celebrating Our Ancestry”.


  • Rest Day: Friday, 6th December
  • Semi-finals: Saturday & Sunday
  • Rest Day: Monday, 9th December
  • Final: 10th December
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