Kalema hands over the trophy to KISU

2019 FUFA Corporate Tournament

Final

 KISU 0(3)- 0(1) Corporate League Team

Third place play-off

Diamond Trust Bank 2-0 UPL Secretariat

2nd runners up – Diamond Trust Bank receive their accolade from Hajat Aisha Nalule
2nd runners up – Diamond Trust Bank receive their accolade from Hajat Aisha Nalule
1st Runners up – Corporate League Team receive their accolade from Hajat Aisha Nalule
1st Runners up – Corporate League Team receive their accolade from Hajat Aisha Nalule

Hosts Kampala International School Uganda (KISU) emerged champions of the 2019 FUFA Corporate Tournament on Saturday following their 3-1 win over Corporate League Team (Corporate XI) in the final after penalties after playing to a goalless draw in normal time.

KISU officials join players to celebrate their victory
KISU officials join players to celebrate their victory
KISU celebrate victory after being crowned FUFA Corporate tournament champions 2019

Running for the 5th successive year, KISU encrypted their name on the list of winners after Phillip Tumwine, Saad Musonera, Robinson Katabarwa converted their kicks whilst John Musisi scored for Corporate League Team before John Mbaziira’s effort rattled the crossbar.

KISU and Corporate XI were in the same group and played to a goalless draw still at the group stage.

Most Valuable Player – Felix Muhabuzi of Corporate League Team receives his envelope from Denis Mbidde
Most Valuable Player – Felix Muhabuzi of Corporate League Team receives his envelope from Denis Mbidde
Top Scorer – Rogers Kateregga (Corporate League Team) 7 goals receives his envelope
Top Scorer – Rogers Kateregga (Corporate League Team) 7 goals receives his envelope

Kisu went home with a trophy, medals and Shs3m cash prize. The first and second runners up walked away with medals while each team got a certificate of participation.

KISU skipper Tumwine lauded his teammates for the victory before applauding FUFA for the organisation.

“We came here to just compete and we didn’t think of winning the championship. I thank my teammates for the commitment and hard work,” he said.

In the third place, playoff Diamond Trust Bank won 2-0 against Uganda Premier League Secretariat. FUFA EXCOM member Ronnie Kalema was the Guest of Honour.

He said that the several companies that participated fulfil FUFA’s main objective of the FUFA Corporate Tournament; which is bringing together different corporate companies through soccer.

A total of 15 teams participated in the 5th edition that got underway with an aerobics session in the morning.

Teams that took part: Nile Special, Sogea Satom, Airtel-Uganda, Kyagalanyi Coffee, Diamond Trust Bank, UPL Secretariat, National Population Council, Civil Aviation Authority, KISU, Corporate League Team, Ecobank, FUFA FM, Red Pepper, Bidco Uganda

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