The 2018 Airtel Rising Stars national tournament kicked off on Thursday, August 23 in Fort Portal.

Six games were played on the opening day of the U17 competition in its seventh edition. Four games were played in the girls’ category while only two in the boys’ category.

Kampala Region assumed the summit of the girls Group A with a 4-0 thumping of North Eastern Region while Kitara registered a huge 4-1 win over West Nile in the same group.

In Group B, Western Region eased past Buganda 3-1 to go top on day one while Eastern Region edged Northern Region 2-1 for maximum points in their opening game.

Both boys games played in Group A were close and ended all square. North Eastern and Northern Regions played to a 1-1 draw while Western and Eastern Region played out a non-scoring.

In Group B, Buganda edged Kampala 1-0 as West Nile defeated Kitara 2-1.

Airtel Rising Stars | Day One Results

Girls: Group A

  • Kitara
  • Kampala
  • West Nile
  • North Eastern

Played

  • Kitara 4-1 West Nile
  • Kampala 4-0 North Eastern

Girls: Group B

  • Northern
  • Eastern
  • Buganda
  • Western

Played

  • Northern 1-2 Eastern
  • Buganda 1-3 Western

Boys: Group A

  • North East
  • Northern
  • Western
  • Eastern

Played

  • North East 1-1 Northern
  • Western 0-0 Eastern

Boys: Group B

  • Buganda
  • Kampala
  • West Nile
  • Kitara

Played

  • Kampala 0-1 Buganda
  • Kitara 1-2 West Nile

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