A double strike by Fahad Bayo is all that Vipers SC needed to overcome KCCA FC at Mutesa II Stadium, Wankulukuku and be crowned winners of the 2019 Pilsner Super 8. The tournament is organised by FUFA for top 6 teams in the previous StarTimes Uganda Premier League season and two newly promoted sides from the FUFA Big League.
Bayo scored the opener in the 12th Minute and later sealed his side’s victory in the 67th minute.
The match witnessed a series of events with several cards shown to different players including a red card to KCCA’s John Revita after a second booking in the 88th Minute.
Double Yellow cards shown to Lwaliwa and Muzeyi all in 26th minute
Both sides made several changes which saw Rahmat Ssenfuka replacing Frank Tumwesigye in the 39th minute after getting injured. A maximum of 6 substitutes is allowed in this tournament.
KCCA FC emulated Vipers with a double substitution seeing Jackson Nunda and Gift Ali on for Nicholas Kasozi and Mike Mutyaba. KCCA made their last change as Achai Herbert replaced Simon Sserunkuma.
During the awards ceremony, a number of individuals were rewarded for their excellent performance and got accolades plus microwaves each.
Said Kyeyune of URA FC was named the best midfielder as his award was handed over to his club coach Sam Simbwa of URA FC.
Otti Ronald of Mbarara City FC was named the best defender
All the participating teams in this year’s edition are to receive cash prizes as allocated by the sponsors.
The winners of this tournament (Vipers SC) are to receive a cash prize of 20 Million Shillings and the runners up (KCCA FC) with 12 Million shillings.