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Women Football: 2016 Mama Becca Cup kicks off at Old Kampala S.S

Celebrating the good deeds of someone who has done something valuable in society is one of the most treasured aspect of humanity.

Such was the mood at Old Kampala secondary school play ground when the 2016 edition of the Mama Becca women football tournament kicked off on Saturday morning.

A lot of young talents in women football continue to be unearthed as the existing ones thrive amidst all conditions.

Like the previous editions, the Mama Becca women football tournament is played under two categories – open and primary.

FUFA Women Football Development officer, Hadijah Namuyanja is already impressed by the general turn up and quality of the game being exhibited.

Women football action during the 2016 Mama Becca football tournament on Saturday at Old Kampala play grounds

“There is a lot of potential. Women football has come of age. This year’s quality has improved especially in the primary catergory because we had district qualifiers first. So, the teams that made it at the main tournament have been of class” Namuyanja, who is christened ‘Lady Mouriouh’ notes.

The opening day on Saturday was also attended by FUFA Executive committee members, Agnes Mugena and Chris Kaliabala, FUFA Technical Director, Asuman Lubowa, FUFA Women football delegate, FUFA Women football development officer, Hadijah Namuyanja, Ayub Khalifa, Vice Chairperson FUFA Referees’ Sub Committee, Catherine Adipo, Annet Nakamanya from State House, Paul Ssali, among others.

The tournament will climax on Sunday with a colourful prizing giving ceremony.

Some of the Saturday Results:

Open Category:

Ajax Queens 0-3 Mukono High School

Kawempe Muslim A 2-0 Princess Diana (Scorers: Juliet Nalukenge, Hasifa Nassuna)

Kawempe Muslim A 2-1 Ajax Queens

Kawempe Muslim B 0-4 Gadhafi Intergrated

London College 0-1 Gadhafi Intergrated

She Makerere Saints 1-1 Kakungulu Memorial

Gafford Ladies 1-0 London College

She Corporate 0-0 Kakungulu Memorial High School

Primary Category:

Main Street P/S 0-0 Godwins P/S

Namalemba P/S 0-0 Ntinda P/S

Jinja Army Primary School 2-0 Busega P/S (Scorers: Anna Kiyaye and Jovia Nakagolo)

Mwanda 0-0 Jolly P/S

Kisugu P/S 1-0 Devine P/S

Kitebi 1-1 St Joseph (Scorers: Faith Nakyanzi – Kitebi, Bridget Kacuba – St Joseph)

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