Bika Bya Baganda Football action Credit: © Kawowo Sports | DAVID ISABIRYE
  • Bika Bya Baganda 2019 Season Opener | 11th May 2019
  • Musu Vs Omutima Omuyanja – St. Mary’s stadium, Kitende
Some of the spectators who graced last season’s opener at St Mary’s stadium Credit:

Bika Football Committee (BFC) has confirmed that the 2019 Bika bya Baganda football tournament will get underway next month.

The annual Buganda inter-clan championship will start in May according to Bika Football Committee chairman Hajji Suleiman Magala.

“The tournament will kick-off on 11th May 2019 and the Kabaka of Buganda His Majesty Ronald Muwenda Mutebi II will grace the opening game.”

The opening game will be between Musu clan and Omutima Omuyanja and the game will be played at St. Mary’s stadium, Kitende.

Nkima won last year’s championship defeating Mpindi clan in the final that was played at Kibibi SS in Mpigi district.

Express FC defender Arthur Kiggundu scored the lone goal to guide Nkima past Mpindi.

Bika Football Tournament past winners

  • 1950: Mbogo
  • 1951: Ngabi Nsamba
  • 1952: Mmamba Gabunga
  • 1953: Not Held
  • 1954: Not Held
  • 1955: Kkobe
  • 1956: Mmamba Gabunga
  • 1957: Nyonyi Nyange
  • 1958: Ngeye
  • 1959: Mmamba Gabunga
  • 1960: Ffumbe
  • 1961: Bbalangira and Kkobe
  • 1962: Nkima
  • 1963: Not Held
  • 1964: Mmamba Gabunga
  • 1965: Mmamba Gabunga
  • 1987: Ngabi Nsamba
  • 1988: Lugave
  • 1989: Mmamba Gabunga
  • 1990: Lugave
  • 1991: Ngeye
  • 1992: Ngeye
  • 1993: Nkima
  • 1994: Mmamba Gabunga
  • 1995: Lugave
  • 1996: Mpindi
  • 1997: Nnyonyi
  • 1998: Lugave
  • 1999: Lugave
  • 2000: Mpologoma
  • 2001: Ngo
  • 2002: Mpologoma
  • 2003: Mmamba Gabunga
  • 2004:Lugave
  • 2005: Ffumbe
  • 2006: Mpindi
  • 2007: Ngabi Nsamba
  • 2008: Kkobe
  • 2009: Ffumbe
  • 2010: Nte
  • 2011: Mmamba Gabunga
  • 2012: Ngeye
  • 2013: Ngabi Nsamba
  • 2014: Mmamba Gabunga
  • 2015: Mbogo
  • 2016: Nte
  • 2017: Nte
  • 2018: Nkima

Joel Muyita

Joel Muyita is a senior staff writer at Kawowo Sports.

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