Engeye clan players celebrate with their shield after winning the 2022 Bika Bya Baganda Netball competition


Ngeye clan beat record winners Mmamba Gabunga (Namakaka) 37-35 in the 2022 Bika Bya Baganda netball final at Mutesa II Wankukukuku stadium in Kabowa, Kampala.

Bika Bya Baganda Sports competition:

2022 finals:

  • Netball: Ngeye 37-35 Mmamba Gabunga
  • Football: Ndiga 1-0 Lugave

Ngeye clan won the 2022 Bika Bya Baganda netball trophy following a 37-35 victory over record winners Mmamba Gabunga (Namakaka) in the well contested final at the Mutesa II Wankulukuku Stadium on Saturday, 11th March 2023.

Ngeye earned UGX. 7,000,000, a shield and gold medals as champions.

Mmamba Gabunga took home silver medals and UGX. 5,000,000.

Nyonyi Nyange finished third and took bronze with UGX. 3,000,000 as Lugave earned UGX. 1,000,000.

Mmamba Gabunga and Ngeye clans in netball final
Ndiga clan’s Ugx 9 million dummy cheque after winning the football competition


Ndiga (Sheep) clan won the football competition following a hard fought 1-0 win over Lugave in the final.

George Ssenkaaba, a striker at FUFA Big league outfit Kitara Football Club scored the all- important goal.

This was Ndiga’s first ever football title since the Bika tournament commenced in 1950.

The victors were captained by veteran NEC football club forward Geofrey Sserunkuma.

They earned UGX 9,000,000 as the top cash prize, gold medals and a shield.

Lugave clan was rewarded with silver medals and UGX 7,000,000.

The football third place match between Ffumbe and Kkobe ended 4-1 in favour of the former.

Ffumbe thus earned bronze medals and UGX. 5,000,000 whilst Kkobe earned UGX. 3,000,000.

Buganda Kingdom prime minister Katikiro Owek. Charles Peter Mayiga was chief guest in absence of the Kabaka Ronald Muwenda Mutebi II.

Owek. Henry Moses Ssekabembe Kiberu, the Kingdom minister of sports, leisure and recreation was also in attendance alongside other members, clan officials and other high profile people.

The Bika competitions only returned since 2019 after they were skipped in 2020 and 2021 because of the COVID-19 pandemic.

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

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