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West Nile’s Calvary FC earns sporting promotion to the StarTimes FUFA Big League.

FUFA Regional League Play-offs 2020:

Final: Northern Gateway (Northern) 0-2 Calvary (West Nile)

Calvary Football Club from the West Nile region earned sporting promotion to the StarTimes FUFA Big League for the 2020-21 season.

Kassim Talib and Jamil Asega scored in the 2nd and 76th minutes respectively for Calvary over Northern Gateway at the FUFA Technical Center, Njeru on Saturday, 31st October 2020 under closed doors.

Calvary’s Kassim Talib (right) passes the ball as Northern Gateway’s Dickens Omara closes on
Action between Northern Gateway (green) and Calvary at FUFA Technical Center, Njeru

Talib’s goal was the fastest since the FUFA Promotional play-offs kicked off on 19th October 2020.

Asega got the second with 14 minutes left on the clock, rounding goalkeeper Allan Otim to seal the victory.

Jamil Asega jumps high to celebrate the second goal joined by Abdulrahman Andima (shirt 22)

Calvary from Yumbe now qualifies to the StarTimes FUFA Big League to join the three earlier qualified clubs.

Luwero United (Buganda), Gaddafi (Eastern) as well as Terrazo and Tiles (Western) were also promoted.

Calvary players and officials celebrate their promotion to the StarTimes FUFA Big League
Northern Gateway XI Vs. Calvary

Team Line Ups:

Northern Gateway XI: Allan Otim (G.K -1), Dickens Omara (16), Gerald Bua (3), David Kilama Atok (18), Solomon Atai (2), Emmanuel Ogwang (6), Boniface Okello (5), Joshua Allan Abila (10), Leonard Odongo (7), Goddy Ayo (8 – Captain), Solomon Eya (14)

Subs: Emmanuel Okot (81), Denis Akera (13), Patrick Bwonyo (4), Amos Walter Otema (15)

Head coach: Dan Ogwal Engwedo

Calvary XI: Swadik Akasa Andama (G.K – 1), Ahmed Ramandan (2), Rahuman Feni (6), Jamil Asega (7), Junior Andama (14), Christopher Agotre (8), Bashir Alinda (12), Abel Ayiko (21), Kassim Talib (10), Erick Uyirwoth (5), Abdulrahman Andima (22)

Subs: Muhamad Nadhir (18), Brian Okumu (16), Milton Afema (13), Emmanuel Adriko (17), Saviour Anzuvuku (11), Jamal Tabuga (9)

Head coach: Ahmed Olima Borine

L-R: Issa Masembe, Goddy Ayo, Mashood Ssali, Alex Muhabi, Ahmed Ramandan and Lydia Nantabo Wanyama before kick off

Match officials:

Referee: Alex Muhabi

1st Assistant Referee: Lydia Nantabo Wanyama

2nd Assistant Referee: Issa Masembe

Fourth official: Mashood Ssali

Referees Assessor: Mark Ssonko

Ramandan Feni (left) and Bashir Alinda display Cavalry’s poster
Northern Gateway 0-2 Calvary Highlights (Credit: FUFA TV)
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