The club played the FUFA Big league play offs last season but failed to reach there this time round Credit: © Kawowo Sports | JOHN BATANUDDE

FUFA Big League playoffs:

  • 1st Match: Paidha Black Angels 3-0 Kabale Sharp
  • 2nd Match: Kitara  1 (3)-1 (1) Kyetume

Promotional Final (Sunday, 20th May 2018):

  •  Paidha Black Angels Vs Kitara – Star Times Stadium, Lugogo – 1:30 pm

Championship Final:

  • Nyamityobora Vs Ndejje University – Star Times Stadium, Lugogo (4:00 pm)
[/media-credit] Derrick Tekkwo and Ivan Kyoterekera hug goalkeeper Chrispus Kusiima after Kitara’s victory Credit: © Kawowo Sports | JOHN BATANUDDE

Hoima Municipality side Kitara recovered from a goal down to eject Kyetume 3-1 in post-match penalties.

Normal time of the game had ended one goal apiece.

Kyetume skipper Sharif Ssaka tapped home in an empty net on the stroke of half time to give Livingstone Mbabazi’s coached club the lead heading to the mandatory half time break.

Kitara’s Yasin Mubiru had a free kick from 30 yards kiss the goal bar 15 minutes into the second half.

[/media-credit] Kyetume second half substitute Elukana Nkugwa caused some pressure for the opposition when introduced. He was among the players who missed Kyetume’s penalties Credit: © Kawowo Sports | JOHN BATANUDDE

Former Uganda Revenue Authority (URA) and Express midfielder Derrick Tekkwo found the equalizer with a powerful header off a corner delivered by Dennis Monday on the 75th minute mark to take the into spot kicks.

During the tense penalty shoot outs, Samuel Adibo, Denis Monday and Roger Lukwiya scored their kicks for Kitara as Derrick Tekkwo had missed his opening kick.

Kyetume managed one goal from Charles Musoke. Richard Matovu hit the post, Sharif Ssaaka blast over the bar and former URA left winger Elukana Nkugwa also hit the post.

[/media-credit] Shadrack Kakooza and the rest of the Kitara FC players were ecstatic after the final whistle Credit: © Kawowo Sports | JOHN BATANUDDE

Meanwhile, Paidha Black Angels defeated Kabale Sharp 3-0 in the opening game of the day played under scorching sunny conditions.

Experienced striker Yudah Mugalu, Cromwell Rwothomio and Yusuf Ssozi scored for Allan Kabonge’s coached side.

Now, Paidha Black Angels will face Kitara in Sunday’s final at the Star Times Stadium, Lugogo at 1:30 pm.

The championship final is between Ndejje University and Nyamityobora at 4 pm.

Kitara CEO Joshua “Taata Angel” Atugonza seated with the Bunyoro Kitara Kingdom Prime Minister Dan Byakutaaga as they followed the match proceedings at Lugogo Credit: KAWOWO SPORTS

Team Line Ups

Kyetume XI Credit: KAWOWO SPORTS

Kyetume XI: Ismail Zziwa (G.K), Richard Matovu, Azzizi Mubiru, Denis Lubowa (65’ Elukana Nkugwa), Steven Wavamunno, Rajab Jooga, Musa Mugulu, Charles Musoke, Philemon Lutaaya, Julius Lule, Sharif Ssaaka (Captain)

Subs: Martin Othieno, Taddeo Sejjemba, Kenneth Kibirango, Allan Mugalu Luuz, Cephas Kambugu, Derrick Steven Muyanja

[/media-credit] Charles Mbabazi (Left) with Augustine Nsumba consult each other during the match Credit: © Kawowo Sports | JOHN BATANUDDE

Head coach: Livingstone Mbabazi

Assistant Coach: Augustine Nsumba

[/media-credit] Kitara XI vs Kyetume prior to kick off Credit: KAWOWO SPORTS

Kitara XI: Chrispus Kusiima (G.K), Samuel Adibo, Ivan Kyaterekeera, Yasin Mubiru, Moses Odera, Derrick Tekkwo, Pius Mbidde, Roger Milla Ahumuza (66’ Julius Rulinda), Herbert Billy Alinda, Denis Monday, Joel Oscar Muhinizi

Subs: Jamiru Kiyimba (G.K), Timothy Kato, Serial Komakech, Rogers Lukwiya, Richard Kigozi, Shadrach Kakooza

  • Head coach: Anthony Ssekitto
  • Assistant Coach: Pius Ngabo
  • Team Doctor: Twaliu Byamuka
  • Official: Godfrey Kirunda

Match Officials:

  • Center Referee: George Olemu
  • 1st Assistant Referee: Mario Okwanga
  • 2nd Assistant Referee: Omara
  • Fourth Official: Muzamiru Waiswa

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

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