Galatico's Eddie Kityo in action at Lido Beach sand in Entebbe during a previous match. Credit: © Kawowo Sports | JOHN BATANUDDE
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  • KIU 5-4 Kyadondo Galaticals
[/media-credit] Kyadondo Galaticals’ Eddie Kityo leaves two KIU players grounded on the Lido Beach sand in Entebbe Credit: © Kawowo Sports | JOHN BATANUDDE

Kampala International University (KIU) kicked off the National Beach Soccer League with a 5-4 victory over the Kyadondo Galacticals on Match Day One.

Geoffrey Akabwai, Isaac Itayokhai (2), Paul Isaac Odeke and Experito Muwonge were all target for the Kasanga based university side.

Kyadondo Galaticals fought gallantly and replied through Dennis Sserukwaya, Eddie Kityo (2) and Abdul Karim Kibalama.

The opening period of the game ended 2 all. KIU took a goal lead in the second period as they led 4-3.

The tense and final period ended with both sides scoring twice as KIU smiled to a 5-4 win in a 9 goal thriller.

In the other matches on the day, Makindye Ssabagabo Sand Lions smiled to a 6-3 win against debutants Mutoola Beach in a match Rajab Okello struck four goals as an individual.

Buganda Royal humbled another debutant side Nkumba University a 4-3. Emmanuel Wasswa got the two goals for Nkumba University. Buganda Royal’s goals came from Peter Waswa, Primo Kimera and Paul Kalule’s brace.

There were two women matches played. KJT Ladies overcame Talented 2-1, Mutesa 1 Royal University defeated Buganda Royal University 4-2.

The league returns on Sunday, 24th September 2017 with match day two games.

There are 16 and 8 men and women clubs respectively.

Team Line ups:

Kyadondo Galaticals: Julius Kiwanuka, Latif Said Mawanda, Eddie Kityo, Saad Luwemba, Dennis Sserukwaya

Subs: Hadad Museede, Hamis Kafeero, Abdul Karim Kibalama, Farooq Minah Kiberu

Manager: Olivia Wanninga

KIU: Joseph Luwemba, Geofrey Akabwai, Fred Ssempa Kyobe, Yinusa Ayinla Muetau, Isaac Eshioke Itayokhai

Subs: Joel Male, Isaac Paul Odeke, Musa Golooba, Joseph Nsubuga, Experito Muwonge

Coach: Ssempa Kyobe

Summary of Match Day 1 Results


  • Mutesa 1 Royal University 4-2 Buganda Royal
  • KJT 2-1 Talented


  • MS Sand Lions 6-3 Mutoola
  • Nkumba University 2-4 Buganda Royal University
  • Kyadondo-Galacticals 4-5 KIU
  • St Lawrence University 3-0 Stafford University (Walk-Over)

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

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