Airtel Rising Stars IV National Finals:
26th – 30th June 2014
In Fort Portal
King Oyo Nyimba Kabamba Iguru Rukidi IV is expected to grace the 4th Airtel Rising stars football U-17 national finals in Fort Portal as chief guest.
The boys and girls’ finals will start on Thursday 6th and climax on the 30th June 2014 at the Boma grounds in Fort Portal town.
The 8 FUFA regional teams of Western, West Nile, Kampala, Buganda, Kitara, Eastern, Northern and North East will all participate after several regional qualifiers held last month.
Cash Prizes:
At stake are several cash prizes lined up for the winning teams. Ug.shs 5M awaits the over boys winning team while Ug.shs 3M will go to the best girls’ team.
The best 2nd runners’ up team in either either will pocket home Ug.shs 1M ontop of trophies, medals and indivdual awards to excelling personalities courtesy of Airtel.

Two National teams of both boys and girls will be selected and will later in August represent Uganda at the Airtel African Football Championship in Gabon where 15 other African countries will compete.

Selected fixtures:

Opening games (26th June 2014):
GROUP A – West Vs West Nile
GROUP B -Kitara Vs East
GROUP A- Kitara Vs West Nile
GROUP B – Kampala Vs Buganda

David Isabirye is a senior staff writer for Kawowo Sports where he covers most of the major events.

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