Junior football action

1st Entebbe Kids League (U-13)

  • Saturday, 1st January 2021:
  • Final: Streamline Vs Excel

At Works Playground, Entebbe

Semi-finals:

  • Bugabo 0-5 Streamline
  • Excel 1 (5) -1 (4) Rise & Shine

Quarter-finals:

  • Five Stars Academy 1-4 Bugabo
  • Navigators 0-3 Rise & shine
  • Stream line 4-1 Hill Guard
  • Excel 2-1 Pentagon

Streamline and Excel Football Academies reached the finals of the first edition for the Entebbe Kids League U-13 tournament.

This followed a day-long gala played at the lake side Nakiwogo playground.

Streamline overcame Bugabo 5-0 in a one-sided semi-final whilst Excel edged Rise & Shine 5-4 in post-match penalties after a one-all draw.

Twelve academies took part in the tournament for children under the age of 13 years.

In the quarterfinals, Five Stars Academy lost 4-1 to Bugabo, Navigators fell 3-0 to Rise & Shine, Streamline humbled Hill Guard 4-1 and Excel progressed 2-1 over Pentagon.

Organizers and Academy coaches pose for a group photo

The final will be played at Works Playground in the heart of Entebbe town on Saturday, 1st January 2022.

On the same day, the tournament also has other finals in the U-16, U-10 and U-7 catergories.

Excel will face Navigators in the U-16 finals following successful preliminary round action at Kiwafu playrgound.

The exceling teams will be given trophies and gold medals.

Each of the finalists will get a ball, all courtesy of Entebbe Municipal Council and Councillor Yasin Ssemanda.

Group A:

  • Pentagon 2-1 Kiwafu
  • Kiwafu 0-3 Streamline
  • Pentagon 0-2 Streamline

Group B:

  • Catalania 1-2 Five Stars Academy
  • Catalania 1-2 Rise & Shine
  • Rise & Shine 2-2 Five Stars Academy

Group C:

  • Bugabo 1-1 Navigators
  • Navigators 1-0 Entebbe City
  • Bugabo 0-0 Entebbe City

Group D:

  • Excel 1-1 Hill Guard
  • Hill Guard 1-0 VT
  • VT 0-5 Excel

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

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