DIDA Sports Organization founder Naki Kaddu with a teenager

4th DIDA Women’s Day Cup:

Saturday, 12th March 2022

At Budaka Ssaza playground

Theme: Break The Bias

The annual DIDA Women’s Day cup is back with the fourth edition under the theme-line “Break The Bias”.

The day long-gala will be held at the Budaka Ssaza playground on Saturday, 12th March 2022

Preparations to have a tranquil event are underway by the organizing team of DIDA Sports organization.

Exciting girls’ football action during the third edition of the DIDA Women’s Day tournament

The competition started way back in 2019 when with Kampala based God Cares Girls team the inaugural champions.

Since that year, the championship has been played annually by all schools, teams and women football clubs within Budaka District.

The 2021 edition witnessed Bugwere Score Foundation as the champion to join Joy Blessed Nur, 2020 champions as well as God Cares Girls in 2019.

Six teams have already confirmed their slots for the fourth edition including the three previous winners.

God Cares, Joy Bless, Bugwere Score Foundation are joined by Lyama, Galaxy Secondary School and Spke Academy, Namengo have all confirmed participation.

The top performers will be rewarded with a trophy, medals, kit and branded T-Shirts.

The tournament organizer is DIDA (Develop, Inspire, Disciple, Achieve) Sports Organization, founded by Naki Kaddu.

This is a community interest company (CIC) based between London and Budaka District in the region of Eastern Uganda, an initiative whose goal is to holistically develop Ugandan, and eventually East African youth from the young ages of 6 years all the way to 18 years and beyond.

DIDA founder Naki Kaddu (right) with a speech

DIDA’s objective is to facilitate the development of sports training facility in Budaka, Uganda with an approach to help each kid, develop their true potential to help Inspire others and by showing Discipline on and off of the sports field they can achieve their goals.

The organization has a mission to strengthen grassroots level & enhance maximal sporting development and life skills of children and youths living in Budaka district via chess, boxing and football.

DIDA uses sport as an educational tool to develop and empower the youth to transform their future prospects within their local community and surrounding district, to empower a generation of Ugandan youth to truly understand and believe that they have their destiny in their own hands and transform individuals and communities in understanding the power of contribution to others.

Other partners include; Sportsleo, Distil Management Ltd, SkyScout Group, British African Business Alliance, Som Chess Academy as well as the Chess Parents and Guardians Association Limited Uganda (CPGA).

Naki Kaddu (left) hands over a potrait

DIDA Women’s Day winners since 2019 

  • 2019: God Cares Girls (Kampala)
  • 2020: Joy Blessed Nur and primary school (Budaka)
  • 2021: Bugwere Score Foundation (Budaka)

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

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