Tuesday Early Morning Results:
Masaka S.S 2 – 0 Adwari S.S
Angal S.S (Nebbi)1 -3 Kasese Muslim
Kibuli S.S 4-0 Kaberamaido S.S
St Mary’s Kitende 1-0 Risah College, Lugazi
Ryakisanga Che 0-0 Kakungulu Memorial
Mvara 5 -0 Masaba S.S
Lango College 1-3 Royal Giants
Ngora High School 0-2 Risah, Nansana
Defending champions, also the record title holders (with 10 titles), Kibuli Secondary school, St Marys’ Kitende (7 time winners) kick started the 2015 campaign on a winning note, triumphing 4-0 and 1-0 over Kaberamaido S.S and Risah College, Lugazi respectively on Tuesday morning.
Kitende gritted their teeth to over come a strong and physical Risah side at the Boma grounds.
Attack minded midfielder, Pius Muzeyi Wanji missed a second minute penalty but quickly made amends with a brilliant headed effort 25 minutes later to help Kitende register their first group E victory.
St Mary’s College Kitende
Risah, who had opened with an 8-0 victory over hapless Masaba on Monday, threatened with an early surge on St Mary’s goal but the Kitende backline stood firm for the rest of the game.
With Arua’s Mvara S.S’ 5-0 victory over Masaba in the same group game, there is still a lot to play for in group E and so, the rest of the groups.
We are happy for the win. It was a very physical game but the most important thing is to kick start with a win
Edward Golola, head coach remarked after the game watched by a capacity crowd.
Risah College School, Lugazi
Elsewhere, Kibuli who rested on the opening day like Kitende and Masaka S.S got off a winning start, beating Kaberamaido 3-1 in a group G fixture.
Favourites, Masaka S.S overcame a hard battling Adwari secondary school 2-0 at the Jubilee play grounds inside Duhaga Secondary School, the hosts.
This has been Adwari’s second loss with a similar scoreline after falling to Old Kampala 0-2 on Monday.
Kasese Muslim beat Nebbi’s Angal S.S 3-1 at the Duhaga 2 play ground.
Karim Ramathan opened the scoring for Kasese before Patrick Kasendwa and Bashir Fahad completed the other goals.
Ryakasinga Che held high flying Kakungulu Memorial to a goal-less draw.
Kakungulu had overcome Kabale’s Brain Storm 6-1 in the opener on Monday.
There are games for the rest of the day with amust watch game involving Jinja S.S and Royal Giants.
This is the 30th edition of the national schools’ games but the 23rd since Century bottling company under the coca cola brand took over.
There are a variety of players who have been produced from this championship notable of these is former Uganda Cranes skipper, Ibrahim Sekagya, David Obua to the current crop of Mike Mutyaba, Miya Farouq, Fred Muhumuza (now coach at St Leos’ Kyegobe), Kenneth Tumusiime (at Rwenshama), Matias Kigonya (goal keeper at Bright Stars) and many more.
All Day Two Fixtures:
Group A: Masaka S.S 2-0 Adwari (9 a.m), Buhobe Vs Old Kampala (2 pm), Citizens Vs Bulo Parents (2 p.m)
Group B: Lango College Vs Kasese (9 a.m), Ngora High School Vs Risa Nansana (11 a.m), Kigezi College Vs St Andrews, Lugazi (2 p.m), Royal Giants Vs Jinja S.S (4 p.m)
Group C: St Joseph’s College, Layibi Vs Christ School, Bundibujo (9 a.m), Tororo Town College Vs Sentah College (11 a.m), Uganda Martyrs Kangulumira Vs Stars S.S (2 p.m)
Group D: Angal S.S 1-3 Kasese Muslim (9 a.m), St Julian Vs Bright Light (11 a.m), Kawempe Muslim Vs Kasese S.S (2 p.m)
Group E: St Mary’s Kitende 1-0 Risah, Lugazi (9 a.m), Mvara S.S, Arua Vs Masaba (11 a.m), Mbale Progressive Vs St Leo’s Kyegobe (2 p.m)
Group F: Lubiri Vs Kitgum (9 a.m), Kiboga Progressive Vs Kigezi High (11 a.m), Rock High School Vs Welden (2 p.m), Amus College School Vs Nawanyango (4 p.m)
Group G: Kibuli 3-1 Kaberamaido (9 a.m), London College Vs Monsinour (11 a.m), Timuna Vs Wagwa (2 p.m)
Group F: Ryakasinga Che 0-0 Kakungulu Memorial (9 a.m), Sironko Progressive Vs Kabale Brain Storm (11 a.m), Arua Public School Vs Mulusa Academy Wobulenzi (2 p.m)