Traditional Schools to face off in Maiden FUFA TV Cup

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David GOMBE

The groups and fixtures of the maiden FUFA Tv Cup tournament for Uganda’s traditional schools are out.

The inaugural tournament will attract eight invited schools and the organizing committee has released the road map of the entire competition whose matches are to be broadcasted live on FUFA Tv.

The FUFA Tv Organizing Committee chairman and FUFA Executive Committee Member Dr. Apollo Ahimbisibwe is excited about the opportunities created that will see tradition schools to play football at a level of this magnitude

“FUFA’s main goal of the FUFA Tv Cup is to give an opportunity to soccer players, referees and coaches at carefully selected traditional secondary schools more re-known for academic excellence, to undertake football development in safe, secure and technically managed environment without compromising academics” said Ahimbisibwe as quoted by FUFA website

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The matches will be played on knock out format but on a home and away basis.

The schools invited are; King’s College Budo, St. Mary’s College Kisubi, Busoga College Mwiri, Namilyango College, Jinja College, Mengo Senior School, Makerere College School and Kiira College Butiki.

The tournament will kick off on 10th June 2023 with two mouthwatering fixtures that will see Makerere College School host Mengo senior school at the Makerere University Main Ground at 10am while Kiira College Butiki up against Namilyango College at 4pm.

The following day 11th June 2023 will have St Mary’s College Kisubi and King’s College Budo lock horns in what will be dubbed the ‘FUFA Tv Blockbuster schools derby’ in Kisubi at 4pm.

The Busoga region schools clash has Busoga College Mwiri taking on Jinja College in Mwiri at 10am.

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The return leg matches will be played between 14th -17th June.

The Semifinals also to be played on a home and away basis will be held on 21 st June 2023 (1 st leg) and 25th June 2023 (return leg).

The final to be played over match will be held on 1 st July 2023.

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The eight schools are pooled in two groups

Group A: Makerere College School, King’s College Budo, St. Mary’s College Kisubi, Mengo Senior School

Group B: Namilyango College, Jinja College, Busoga College Mwiri, Kiira College Butiki

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