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YOUTH FOOTBALL: Kids of Arua FC triumph in City Tyres Chenga U-14

Final: Kids of Arua 1 – 0 Nebbi Junior FC

The Kids of Arua booked a place in the National championship finals of the City Tyres Chenga U- 14 Challenge following a 1-0 win over Nebbi Junior FC 1-0.

The Arua regional finals were played at Arua Public primary school playground on Saturday.

Earlier Kids of Arua had eliminated Koboko 1-0 in the semifinals with a solitary strike from Francis Echoni and Nebbi also beat Onduparaka Academy on penalties after a goalless draw in normal time.

They won 4-2 to book a final slot with hosts Arua Kids.
Mubarak Kakooza scored for Arua with 3 minutes to full time to send the home fans into jubilations.

Next regional qualifiers on the weekend of 31st May will be hosted in Masaka.
The Kids of Arua now qualify for the national championships due August in Masaka district.

There were 6 teams divided into 2 groups.
Lai Youngsters-Maracha
The kids of Arua
Yumbe Football Academy
Onduparaka Academy
Koboko Kids FC

Group stage Results:
Group stage results:
Lai Young stars 0-1 Kids of Araua
Yumbe 0-0 Onduparaka
Nebbi 1-0 Lai
Koboko 1-0 Yumbe
Arua 0-0 Nebbi
Koboko 0-1 Onduparaka


Champions Kids of Arua –a trophy and 700,000/=

Best goalkeeper- Vincent Ondia (Onduparaka Academy)

Best player/MVP- Francis Echon ( Kids of Arua)

Youngest player- Ceaser Akua (Onduparaka)

The other 4 teams each got a ball from sponsors City Tyres, runners team Nebbi were awarded with 300,000 and the champions got 700,000/=.

PHOTO: Kids of Arua football club receive their trophy with the cash prize of Ug.shs 1,000,000

Photo Credits: FUFA Communication Department

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