Second FUFA Corporate Tournament:

  • Finals: SSL Logistics 0-1 National Water & Sewerage Corporation
  • 3rd Place Play -off: Civil Aviation Authority 3-0 Uganda Premier League
  • Semi-final 1: Uganda Premier League 0 (0) – 0 (3) SSL Logistics
  • Semi-final 2: Civil Aviation Authority 0-1 National Water & Sewage Corporation

Quarter-finals:

  • SSL Logistics 1-0 Crane Bank
  • FUFA XI 0-1 Uganda Premier League
  • Civil Aviation Authority 1-0 BIDCO Uganda Limited
  • Red Pepper 0 (0) – 0 (2) National Water & Sewage Corporation

Defending champions, National Water and Sewerage Corporation successfully defended the Federation of Uganda Football Associations (FUFA) Corporate Tournament at the FUFA Technical center in Njeru on Saturday.

National Water defeated the tourney debutants SSL Logistics 1-0 to the title that comes along with 20 gold medals, a trophy and Ug.shs 1M.

The winning goal was scored by Ahmed Swalley in the second half of the game.

“It is hard work to defeat the this trophy” Swalley told Kawowo Sports.

In the third place play-off match, another debutant side, Civil Authority Authority defeated Uganda Premier League team 3-0.

This was the second time that FUFA was organizing such a tournament meant to bring together corporate companies with a sole aim of rallying support and building cordial working relations.

The chief guest at the tournament was the Busoga Kingdom premier Joseph Muvavawala, who represented the Kyabazinga, Wilberforce Nadiope IV.

Muvawala even bought off special time to play football as he kept goal for the Busoga Kingdom in the exhibition match FUFA played with the Kingdom.

Jackson Nyiima scored a long range free-kick that saw FUFA triumph 1-0.

Awards:

FUFA Fair-play Award: Pramukh Steel

Most Valuable Player: Umar Kasule (National Water & Sewerage Corporation)

Top Scorer: Paul Mutakabala (8 Goals) – FUFA XI

Best Goalkeeper: Andrew Kabugalo (NWSC)

Full Group Stage Results:

Group A:

Airtel Uganda Limited 1-4 SSL Logistics

BIDCO Uganda Limited 1-0 Airtel Uganda Limited

Airtel Uganda Limited 0-1 Nile Special

SSL Logistics 2-0 BIDCO Uganda Limited

Nile Special 0-4 SSL Logistics

BIDCO 2-0 Nile Special

Group B:

FUFA XI 1-2 Red Pepper

UMEME 0-3 Pramukh Steel

UMEME 1-4 FUFA XI

Pramukh Steel 1-1 Uganda Premier League

FUFA XI 3-0 Uganda Premier League

Red Pepper 2-0 UMEME

Pramukh Steel 0-2 FUFA XI

Uganda Premier League 1-0 Red Pepper

UMEME 1-3 Uganda Premier League

Group C:

National Water and Sewerage Corporation 1-0 Civil Aviation Authority

Cranes Bank 0-0 National Water and Sewerage Corporation

Civil Aviation Authority 0-1 National Insurance Corporation

National Insurance Corporation 0-3 Civil Aviation Authority

Cranes Bank 2-0 National Insurance Corporation.

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

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