A goalkeeper with a routine collection of the ball at the 2023 USSSA Fooball in Fort Portal city


Mengo S.S had never qualified for the football national championships until the year 2023.

2023 USSSA Football Championship:

Match Day 5 (Saturday, May 13, 2023 Results):

Group A:

  • St Mary’s S.S Kitende 4-0 TESO Progressive Academy
  • Tororo Town College 0-1 Latifa Mixed S.S
  • Bishop Comboni College Kambuga 0-1 Jinja Comprehensive School
  • St Henry’s College Kitovu 4-0 Nakaseke International School

Group B:

  • Nyakasura School 0-3 Bishop Angello Negri College
  • Mengo S.S 2-0 Aki Bua S.S
  • London College Nansana 1-0 Alwa S.S
  • Sironko Progressive S.S 0-0 Ryakasinga CHE

Mengo Senior School is officially off the mark at the 2023 Uganda Secondary Schools Sports Association (USSSA) in Fort Portal tourism city, Western Uganda.

A 2-0 win over Aki Bua S.S inspired Mengo S.S to their first win of the competition during a match played at the Kichwamba II playground.

Joel Ssemaganda and Ambrose Adea scored the two second half goals in this group B contest.

Both goals arrived in the second half with Ssemaganda meeting John Ssenfuma’s cross with the header for the opener.

Adeyi scored the second goal via a well-struck penalty.

Mengo S.S students during the official opening ceremony at Nyakasura grounds | Credit: USSSA

In the other group B game, Sironko Progressive Academy and Ryakasinga CHE shared the spoils in a non-scoring draw at Nyakasura II playground.

Hosts Nyakasura School lost 0-3 to Bishop Angello Negri College at Kichwamba 1 playground.

At the Kitarasa playground, London College Nansana maintained their impressive run, wining 1-0 overAlwa S.S.

Group A:

In group A, holders St Mary’s S.S Kitende humbled TESO Progressive Academy 4-0 at the St Peters’ seminary playground.

Tororo Town College fell 0-1 to Latifa Mixed S.S at Nyakasura playground.

Ivan Kayemba scored the lone goal, thanks to Iddi Mubiru’s donkey off a cut back.

Bishop Comboni College Kambuga lost 0-1 to Jinja Comprehensive School at the Canon Apollo CORE PTC playground.

Meanwhile, red-host St Henry’s College Kitovu won 4-0 over Nakaseke International School at the Minor seminary playground.

More matches will be played on Saturday afternoon before Sunday’s contests.

The group stage duels will climax on Tuesday, 16th May 2023.

St Mary’s Boarding SS Kitende is the defending champion.

All results match day 4 results:

  • Tororo Progressive Academy 0-7 Kibuli S.S
  • St Henry’s College Kitovu 6-0 TESO Progressive School
  • Bukedea Comprehensive School 0-6 St Kagwa High School, Bushenyi
  • Standard High Zzana 3-0 Nakwasi Seed S.S
  • West Ville High School 3-0 Nabumali High School
  • St Bernards S.S 3-0 Dokolo Progressive Academy
  • St Mary’s SS Simbya 0-3 Mukono Kings
  • Arua S.S 2-3 Jinja Progressive Academy
  • Africa with Love 1-3 St Julian High School, Gayaza
  • Amus College 3-1 Mityana S.S
  • Blessed Sacrament Kimanya 2-1 Victoria High School, Iganga
  • Royal Giant Mityana 2-0 Kabalega S.S
  • Mulusa Academy Wobulenzi 1-2 Nganwa High School
  • Fort Portal S.S 0-2 Buddo S.S
  • Dynamic S.S 1-0 Mbale Progressive
  • Panyandoli S.S 1-1 Nkoma S.S
  • Mengo S.S 0-3 Bishop Angero Negri College
  • Andy Mwesigwa S.S 2-0 Wisdom High School
  • Kigumba Royal College 1-0 Patongo Seed S.S
  • Ryakasinga CHE 0-1 London College Nansana
  • Alwa S.S 2-0 Nyakasura School
  • Aki Bua S.S 1-2 Sironko Progressive School
  • Kawempe Royal S.S 1-0 St Geralds S.S
  • Mpigi Mixed S.S 1-1 Kawempe Muslim S.S
  • St Joseph’s College Layibi 1-0 St Mathias Kalemba S.S
  • Lake Side S.S Masese 1-0 St Jude S.S
  • Latifa Mixed S.S 0-1 St Mary’s Boarding SS Kitende
  • Jinja Comprehensive S.S 0-2 Tororo Town College
  • Lotuke Seed S.S 1-1 Kihanga S.S
  • Nakaseke International School 0-0 Bishop Comboni College Kambuga
  • Old Kampala S.S 0-0 Jinja S.S

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

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