2014/15 Pepsi National Beach Soccer League:

Quarter-Finals: Nkumba Select 4-3 YMCA

After a dismissal performance in the regular season, last year’s losing finalists, Nkumba Select have picked up the pace at a stage where it matters most.

The Entebbe based outfit pipped YMCA 4-3 in the first of the four quarter final matches played at Lido Beach on Sunday.

Uganda Sand Cranes deputy captain, Dougals Muganga scored a brace before fellow teammates at the national team, Yasser Mugerwa and the lanky striker, Roch Somoka got one apiece and seal the last four slot.

YMCA fought gallantly as team captain, Derrick Tekkwo endured the fatigue from the Uganda Kobs Kigali trip to score a brace with teammate at Kira Young in the national league (grass football) getting the other goal.

Nkumba Select team manager, Isa ‘Chimbonda’ Assimwe reasons this is the right time his team has picked up momentum.

We have been struggling in the league but at this stage we are like a poisonous snake seeking for its prey

Assimwe warned.

Team Line Ups:

Nkumba Select XI:

Meddie Kibirige (G.K), Allan Katwe, Douglas Muganga, Roch Somoka, Yasser Mugerwa

Subs: Faizal Muwawu, Allan Zirimenya, Daniel Nsubuga, Kassim Ssenteza (G.K), Moses Lukyamuzi, Deus Bukenya, Murushid Jjuuko

Officials: Isa Assimwe (Manager) and Moses Lukyamuzi (Head Coach)


Ashadu Bugembe (G.K), Festo Natubu, Derrick Tekkwo, Ali Bunkeddo, Patrick Kaddu


Victor Okocha, Hassan Assimwe, Derrick Kyambadde, Kenneth Saazi, Hassan Mubiru, Ambrose Naturinda

Officials: James Kizito (Manager) and Haruna Kebba (Head Coach)

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

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