David Isabirye | Kawowo Sports Part of the crowd at Jinja College following the games (Photo: David Isabirye)

Copa Coca Cola Football Championship 2019

Match Day 5 Results:

  • Amus College 1-0 Nyangilia
  • St Mary’s Kitende 6-0 Fort Portal S.S
  • Buddo S.S 3-0 Rock High
  • Kibuli S.S 3-0 Rock View
  • Sseke SS 0-3 Jinja Progressive Academy (JIPRA)
  • Kibuli 2-0 Alliance
  • St Julian Gayaza 2-1 Kawempe Muslim
  • Busoga College Mwiri 0-0 Mulusa Academy Wobulenzi
  • Nakaseke International 3-1 Hill View Bulangira
  • Kawempe Royal 0-0 Ryakasinga Che
  • Kisozi Seed 3-2 Paidha S.S
  • Jinja S.S 2-0 Nabongo
  • St Paul 0-1 Bulo Parents
  • Sentah College 1-2 St John’s High School
  • Royal Giant High School 2-0 Kigezi College, Butobere
  • Mbale Progressive 1-2 St Andrea, Kaawha
  • St Henry’s Kitovu 1-0 St Joseph’s College, Layibi
  • Ngora High 2-2 Iganga Parents

Friday, May 10, 2019 marked match day five at the 27th edition of the Copa Coca Cola football championship taking place in Jinja.

Goals have continued to rain, crowds flock the playing grounds to catch the thrilling action across the different venues in Jinja and exciting action has been portrayed with mesmerizing display.

St Mary’s Kitende, for the second successive day scored six goals in a single game, winning 6-0 over little known Fort Portal S.S.

Striker Umar Kyabalata scored a brace with the other four goals coming from different scorers Richard Basangwa, Steven Sserwadda, Denis Ojara and Ahmed Amayo.

North East region runners up Amus College from Bukedea district won 1-0 against Nyangilia S.S.

Samadu Okoru scored the all important goal with a header off Messi Mukisa’s cross from right wing.

This was the first win for MP Patrick Isiagi’s owned school who now have 4 points from three games.

I thank the players for the work well done to get our first win at the tournament. We shall keep our feet and composed ahead of the remaining games. First, we play Kitovu on Saturday

Peter Lusimbula, assistant coach, Amus College

Hosts Jinja S.S registered a routine 2-0 win against Mbale representatives Nabongo S.S.

Lawrence Tezikya netted a brace in the game.

Defending champions Buddo S.S remains unbeaten, triumphing 3-0 against Rock High.

Emmanuel Loki, William Gama and Eddie Ssebandeke scored the goals for Simon Peter Mugerwa and Hamza Lutalo’s coached school.

We have now won four matches out of four at the tournament. I salute the players. Our focus as we take on Mulusa Academy Wobulenzi on Saturday is to register maximum points because we want to finish as group leaders.

Simon Peter Mugerwa, Buddo S.S Head Coach
David Isabirye | Kawowo Sports Simon Peter Mugerwa communicates instructions to his players during a Buddo SS game (Photo: David Isabirye)

One of the most successful schools in the competition Kibuli S.S smiled 3-0 against Rock View from Tororo.

Dan Ssegawa’s St Julian Gayaza won 2-1 against Kawempe Muslim.

Jinja Progressive Academy (JIPRA), another dominant school in the competition thus far won 3-0 against Sseke S.S.

Busoga College Mwiri and Mulusa Academy Wobulenzi played to a goal-less stalemate as Nakaseke International defeated  Hill View Bulangira 3-1.

The encounter between Kawempe Royal and Ryakasinga Che ended scoreless.

West Nile region representatives Paidha S.S suffered yet another loss, falling 3-2 to Kisozi Seed 3-2.

Bulo Parents won 1-0 against St Paul, Mbarara’s Sentah College lost 1-2 to Mukono free passing entity St John’s High School.

Royal Giant High School won 2-0 against Kigezi College, Butobere, Mbale Progressive slipped 2-1 to St Andrea, Kaawha as St Henry’s Kitovu progressed 1-0 over St Joseph’s College, Layibi.

The duel between North East region ambassadors Ngora High and Eastern region representatives Iganga Parents ended all square in a four goal thriller.

The group stage matches continues on Saturday, 11th May 2019 spread across the different venues in Jinja.

The grueling group stages for all the eight groups (59 schools) will end on Monday before the knock out round comes knocking.

Buddo S.S is the defending champion of the annual championship.


  1. This is very interesting and mostly am happy that the copa coca cola team did wonderful work by encouraging young players to participate in the tournament. Its a sign that Uganda is moving farward.


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