StarTimes FUFA Big Legaue Final day 2018/2019 season at Lugogo
3rd place play off final: Kyetume 4-1 Kansai Plascon
Wakiso Giants 0-1 Proline FC
Teams Qualified for the StarTimes Uganda Premier League: 2019/2020 season: Wakiso Giants, Proline and Kyetume FC
Kyetume FC registered a 4-1 win over Kansai Plascon FC in the StarTimes FUFA Big League play-off final match to complete the three-team lineup joining the Uganda Premier League next season.
Proline FC and Wakiso had already gained automatic qualification to the top flight but had a mall matter to settle on Saturday at Lugogo to decide who wins the FUFA Big League 2018/2019 season.
It is a final contested between the leaders of each group from the regular season (Elgon and Rwenzori).
Kyetume handled by Jackson Mayanja and Allan Kabonge had their goals scored by experienced striker Robert Ssentongo who bagged a hat-trick and defender Benon Tahomera. Henry Kitegenyi netted a late consolation for Kansai.
‘I am glad and thankful to God who enabled me to guide the fifth team to the Uganda Premier League. It is a big achievement for me and the entire team. Let’s enjoy the moment’ noted Kabonge
‘It is a good result and our fans are happy. I joined the team early this year and I was on a mission to send the Kyetume to the Uganda Premier League’ said Ssentongo.
Proline beats Wakiso Giants in the StarTimes FUFA Big League final
For the FUFA Big League Final, Anukani Bright who was named MVP of this season netted the all-important goal on 33 minutes after Ibrahim Wammanah’s header met the youngster who beat Yasin Mugabi between the posts.
The Chief Guest was FUFA Vice President Darius Mugoye who handed over the trophy to the winning Captain Noordin Bunjo. Hamid Juma (FFA Competitions Committee Chairman, Ronnie Kalema-Chairman Uganda Football Referees Association and former Uganda Cranes star Tom Lwanga) conducted the awards presentation ceremony.
FUFA Big League awards and prize money distribution
Champions: Proline FC (UGX 10M)
1st Runners-up: Wakiso Giants FC (UGX 5M)
2nd Runners- up: Kyetume FC (UGX 3.5M)
Fourth place: Kansai Plascon
Fair play award: Light SS (UGX 2M)
Golden glove: Ivan Mutumba (Wakiso Giants, 9 clean sheets in 15 games, UGX 1M)
Golden boot: Ivan Bogere (14 goals-Proline FC, Shs1M)
Most Valuable Player: Bright Anukani (Proline FC, UGX 1M)
Dove FC and UPDF FC will each get UGX 1M for reaching the playoffs.
Wakiso Giants FC vs Proline FC Teamsheet
Kyetume FC vs Kansai Plascon Teamsheet
Main Photo: Proline FC playersand officials celebrate their victory