SMACK LEAGUE MATCH DAY FIVE: Cyclones power past Kiama as Vampino wows crowd

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The Legends Grounds in Lugogo had an electrifying atmosphere yesterday as the SMACK League hosted Match Day Five, presented by the Vendors Class of 1999. The highly anticipated event, dubbed the Reggae Ragga Dancehall Fiesta, saw teams fiercely battle it out to secure crucial points in their quest for table supremacy.

The chilly day was heated with thrilling matches and incredible performances, making it a memorable experience for football lovers and music enthusiasts that attended.

The highlight of the day was the captivating showdown between Cyclones Class of 2013 and Kiama Class of 2000, resulting in Cyclones securing an impressive 4-2 victory over their opponents.

The winning goal against the Kiama Warriors was expertly sealed by the talented Mugisha Albert, a former Uganda Cranes player, and ex-Police FC star in the Uganda Premier League. Mugisha’s exceptional performance earned him the prestigious titles of Man of the Match and Player of the Day.

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The excitement didn’t stop there, as other teams also showcased their skills and claimed victories.

The Tsunamis triumphed over the Bushmen with a 2-0 win, while the Alks dominated the Mama Teo Legends, securing a convincing 2-0 victory. JP Sonko Semwanga of the Alks displayed exceptional talent, earning him the well-deserved Man of the Match accolade.

Adding to the exhilarating atmosphere, the Reggae Ragga Dancehall Fiesta featured an array of entertainment from the legendary star Vampino. Taking the stage at 8.30pm, Vampino wowed the crowd with a riveting performance, treating them to a mix of his classic hits and new releases.

The audience couldn’t resist hitting the dance floor when Vampino performed his timeless hit “Kwekunyakunya.” Other crowd favorites included “Smart Wire” and “I know”, a collaboration with his former groupmate Benon Mugumbya.

Vampino wowed the crowd

Before Vampino’s performance, the crowd was treated to exceptional Reggae Ragga Dancehall vibes from an impressive lineup of DJs, including Vendors’ own DJ AIE and others like DJ Bank Robber, DJ AO Walker, KHURK DJ, DJ LB, and DJ Beast.

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Joseph Kasule Kawooya, the Head Marketing Officer of the SMACK League, expressed his gratitude to the event’s sponsors and emphasiSed this season’s theme: “Play, Network, and Impact.”

“We value the networks we have formed and want to thank them for their continued support. Hence, we welcome Stanbic Bank who have joined for Match Day Five with their Flexipay payment platform that came with a big discount on drinks,” he said.

“In regards to sport, the Block Owners’ thrilling 2-1 victory has put them in the running hence they are sitting pretty on top of the table and we hope they maintain their momentum throughout the season.

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Additionally, “we extend our heartfelt thanks to Guinness, the season-long sponsor of the SMACK League.”

Photos for match day five

Vampino wowed the crowd


Innovation has taken center stage tjis season witj E-Sports makong its debut. While physical soccer happens on the pitch, virtual soccer happens in the club house.

Match Day Six will be hosted by the Pirates and is scheduled to take place in two weeks’ time.

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