4th DIDA Women’s Day Cup:
- Joy Blessed Nur and Primary School 3-1 Bugwere Soccer Foundation
Silver Round (Semifinals):
- Joy Blessed 2-0 Spike Academy Namengo
- Galaxy High school 0-1 Bugwere Soccer Foundation
Bronze Round (3rd place play-off):
Spike Academy Namengo 1 (4) – (2) 1 Galaxy High School
- Zaina Kataike (Joy Blessed Nur & Primary School) – 5 Goals
- Joy Blessed Nur and Primary School 4-0 Spike Academy
Joy Blessed Nur and Primary School won their second overall trophy in the DIDA women’s cup championship in Budaka district, Eastern Uganda.
The Budaka based school triumphed 3-1 over Bugwere Soccer Foundation during the final of the 2022 edition at Budaka primary school.
Zaina Kataike starred with a brace and Norah Katoko added the other for the victorious team.
Topista Pangholi struck an own goal for the consolation.
The third place play-off match was won by Spike Academy, Namengo after their 4-2 post match penalty victory over Galaxy High School.
Normal time of this contest had ended one-goal apiece.
Six teams took part in this year’s championship that marked fourth edition under the theme-line “Break The Bias”.
In the boys’ category (U-14), Joy Blessed Nur and Primary School humbled Spike Academy 4-0.
Andrew Ngole and Mathias Kijali registered a brace apiece.
Both Ngole’s goals were penalties as Media Mpudei missed his effort from 12 yards.
This day long championship was also graced by the Budaka Local Council V chairman Emmanuel Pajji.
Six teams graced the fourth edition; God Cares, Joy Bless, Bugwere Score Foundation, Lyama, Galaxy Secondary School and Spke Academy, Namengo.
DIDA (Develop, Inspire, Discipline, Achieve) Sports organization has organized this competition since 2019 when with Kampala based God Cares Girls team emerged as the inaugural champions.
The top performers were rewarded with trophies, medals, kit and branded T-Shirts as well as Afripads donated by Uganda Red Cross.
DIDA Sports Organization, a community interest company (CIC) based between London and Budaka District in the region of Eastern Uganda.
Founded by Naki Kaddu, DIDA is 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’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, Sky Scout, Nki Consult Limited, British African Business Alliance, Uganda Red Cross, Som Chess Academy as well as the Chess Parents and Guardians Association Limited Uganda (CPGA).
DIDA Women’s Day winners since 2019
- 2019: God Cares Girls (Kampala)
- 2020: Joy Blessed Nur and primary school (Budaka)
- 2021: Bugwere Soccer Foundation (Budaka)
- 2022: Joy Blessed Nur and primary school (Budaka)
- GROUP A: Bugwere Soccer Foundation, Joy Blessed Nur & Primary School, Lyama Women
- GROUP B: Galaxy High School, Spike Academy, Budaka Progressive High School
- Bugwere Soccer Foundation 0-1 Joy Blessed Nur & Primary School
- Joy Blessed Nur & Primary School 3-0 Lyama Progressive
- Lyama Women 0-0 Bugwere Soccer Foundation
- Spike Soccer Academy 1-1 Budaka Progressive High School
- Galaxy High School 0-0 Spike Academy
- Budaka Progressive 0-1 Galaxy High School