Le Mennais Tournament 2019:

  • Football (Boys): Uganda Martyrs High School, Lubaga 8-0 Ibanda S.S
  • Football (Girls): Uganda Martyrs High School, Lubaga 8-0 Zaake S.S

Le Mennais tournament hosts for the year 2019, Uganda Martyrs High School, Lubaga have optimally utilized the home advantage as day three of the annual championship climaxed.

Uganda Martyrs High School – Lubaga recorded 8-0 identical score lines against Ibanda S.S and Zaake S.S in boys and girls’ football matches respectively played at Lubaga on Tuesday.

The one-sided boys’ football match witnessed a hat-trick by Patrick Kakande, two goals apiece from the skipper Christo Kumbunyaki and Derrick Nsubuga.

Goalkeeper Sulaiman “Dante” Ssali also scored during the goal galore for Uganda Martyrs Lubaga

Goalkeeper Sulaiman Ssali also had his name on the score sheet with a well-drilled penalty.

In other matches played, unbeaten St Henry’s Kitovu from Masaka district smiled 2-0 over St Edward’s Bukumi.

Action between Uganda Martyrs High School, Lubaga (all black) and Ibanda S.S on Tuesday.

Another Masaka based school – St Charles Lwanga, Kasasa won 1-0 over Ibanda S.S with Erias Kiyemba scoring the lone strike.

Entebbe road-based St Mary’s College Kisubi (SMACK) shared the spoils with Comboni in a four-goal stalemate.

St Charles Lwanga, Kasasa won 4-0 Zaake. Siraj Asiraz struck a brace before the other goals came from David Kateregga and Christopher Hashakimani.

Uganda Martyrs Lubaga and St Charles Lwanga, Kasasa failed to find the back of the net.

Also, Uganda Martyrs Lubaga and Caltec Academy – Makerere produced a non-scoring draw.

Girls

In the girls’ matches played so far, Uganda Martyrs High School, Lubaga has an upper hand over the rest of the schools in the competition with three wins out of three matches played.

Uganda Martyrs Lubaga High School team

Tuesday’s 8-0 massive win over Zaake S.S remains the biggest scoreline thus far.

In other matches, Comboni beat St Edward Bukuumi 3-0, Caltec Academy, Makerere smiled 1-0 over St Henry’s College, Kitovu.

Caltec Academy Makerere and St Henry’s College, Kasasa each failed to find the back of the net.

Caltec Academy Makerere Girls football team line up

Both the boys and girls matches are played on a round-robin basis before the two schools per gender will play the finals on Sunday.

This tournament is played by schools with a background of catholic foundation.

It was named after the founder of the Brothers of Christian Instruction, Frenchman Jean – Marie Robert De La Mennais.

Some of the Le Mannais organizing committee officials on duty

Selected Results:

Boys:

  • Uganda Martyrs Lubaga 8-0 Ibanda S.S
  • St Charles Lwanga, Kasasa 1-0 Ibanda S.S
  • St Mary’s College Kisubi (SMACK) 2-2 Comboni
  • St Henry’s College, Kitovu 2-0 St Edwards Bukuumi
  • St Charles Lwanga, Kasasa 4-0 Zaake
  • Uganda Martyrs Lubaga 0-0 Caltec Academy, Makerere
  • St Charles Lwanga, Kasasa 0-0 Uganda Martyrs Lubaga
SMACK players in a limbering session prior to a game

Girls:

  • Uganda Martyrs High School, Lubaga 8-0 Zaake S.S
  • Caltec Academy, Makerere 1-0 St Henry’s College, Kasasa
  • Comboni 3-0 St Edwards, Bukuumi
  • Caltec Academy Makerere 0-0 St Henry’s College, Kasasa

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

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  1. The report has serious errors that need correcting…..St.Henry’s college,Kasasa……………St.Henry’s ,Kitovu,….This tournament is played by schools with a background of catholic foundation???….

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