Kawempe Muslim sweep Kampala Queens aside to clinch 5th league title

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Sinan Rajub SENOGA 

Kawempe Muslim beat rivals Kampala Queens 2-0 in the final game of the season at the Valley to clinch the 2023/24 Women Super League title.

Coming into the game, Kawempe needed at least a draw to seal the title while Kampala Queens had nothing to settle for but a victory.

Youngster Agnes Nabukenya continued with her splendid performance scoring the long-awaited opening goal of the encounter before Allen Nassazi put the game beyond reach.

Following a goalless first half, Nabukenya broke the deadlock with a thunderbolt free-kick at the edge of the box in the 67th minute.

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Nassazi doubled the lead with a brilliant header off Samalie Nakacwa’s well delivered free-kick in the 77th minute.

The victory was Kawempe’s 11th in the 13 meetings against Kampala Queens since 2016.

Kawempe Muslim head coach Ayub Khalifah celebrates with his players (Photo by FUFA Media)

Kawempe finished the season with 40 points, four more than Kampala Queens.

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The school side also christened as Valley Warriors previously won the league in 2015, 2015-16, 2016-17 and 2017-18 seasons.

Nabukenya was named the MVP of the season but also a joint top scorer with 10 goals alongside Makerere’s Sharon Namatovu.

Juliet Adeke was named the best goalkeeper with 11 clean sheets while She Maroons won the Fair Play Award.

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