The Airtel Rising Stars (ARS) U17 Boys and Girls tournament 8th edition regional qualifiers climax this Sunday in Masindi with the Western and Kitara region.
The eight FUFA regions will each assemble their cream to compete at the national finals due September 4-7 at the StarTimes stadium, Lugogo.
After Koboko Boys and Simba Girls wining the regional championship last weekend at the Uganda technical institute (UTC) grounds in Lira, West Nile named a team of 22 girls and 26 boys who stood out in the regional action.
The Northern region, who also held their regional championship at the same venue, named a team of 30 girls and 30 boys for the national finals.
Amugu SS and Pece United won the regional Girls and Boys titles. The 2019 national ARS champions win among others a cash prize of Shs7m whilst the runners up win Shs5m.
There are also prizes for individual winners courtesy of the tournament exclusive sponsors Airtel-Uganda.
Northern Region Selected Squads
Boys: Akena Kenneth, Oloyotoo Ben, Oloya Wilfred, Orach Geoffrey, Okot Juma, Ekuka Stephen, Obalo Ker Robert, Okuu Solomon, James Oringa, Mark Okech, Brian Rubangakene, John Chol, Ogwang Joshua, Odongo Dennis, Oweka Jorum Julius, Opio Angelous, Emor Geoffrey, Enrim Ronald, Obora Fredrick, Adeko Jacob, Antoti Daniel, Obedi Isaac, Douglas Rackara, Owagi Ambrose, Obira Rogers, Frank Orungo, Odongo Brian, Komago Joel, Oriba Solomon, Ocakacon Innocent
Girls: Ejang Jackeline, Linda Adur, Oguti Hellen. Adongo Beatrice, Alaba Sarah, Abonyo Sandra, Awap Oliver, Auma Rebecca, Arach Fiona, Isapa Mary, Akech Elira, Akulu Rebecca, Atimango Shalipher, Adok Jolu Charity, Amongin Rehema, Irene Amolo, Apili Elizabeth, Alio Berho, Akulo Maureen, Apion Winnie, Atiang Sarah, Apion Esther, Akoli Linda, Kayeng Brenda, Laker Kevin, Aguti Diana, Atim Sharon, Aira Prossy, Aweko Daphine
West Nile Selected Squads
Girls: Ovizio Immaculate, Asipikwe Christine, Ababiku Rosemary, Chandia Lillian, Samim Sidam, Muber Christine, Akech Nancy, Ababiku Steney, Maturo Jovia, Aserua Lydia, Mazira Sophy, Poni Nancy, Adrupo Daphine, Letio Janet, Akello Hennay, Anzoa Sharon, Mazira Jane, Aziku Beatrice, Tibenda Doreen, Masedru Scovia, Nana Mutunga, Acio Rebecca
Boys: Okwai Mungu Robert, Ofoyirwoth Junior, Munguacel Rogers, Omirembe Tonny, Tumusiime Mugisha, Oyewa Robert, Rwothomio Innocent, Odong Martin, Mungo Jakisa Fidel, Adegitho Dalton, Thaba Swali, Drasko Stanley, Mumyeezi Essily, Idii Twalib, Atiki Emmanuel, Talib Khassim, Shukuru Saidi, Alazi Ceaser, Mungu Yabezi, Charles Sempera, Mora Swadik, Andenu Solomon, Mandre Anthony, Fauzu Ibrahim, Abraham Oborejo, Okello Ronald