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2019 Wakiso District Football Championship: Main final: Buddo S.S 1 (5) – 1 (4) St Mary’s Kitende Third place play off: Standard High, Zzana 1-0 St Julian 5th place play-off: Kawempe Royal School 1-0 Boston High Mpala Reigning National and East Africa football champions, Buddo Secondary School added to their rich trophy cabinet the Wakiso District football title, that had for ages eluded them. Buddo S.S beat record champions St Mary’s Kitende after a tense 5-4 post-match penalty victory in scintillating fashion at the Wakiso Secondary Schools Head Teachers Association (WAKISHA) Resource Centre playground on Sunday. The victorious school, however, endured the final quarter an hour of the game with 10 men following a direct red card to Joseph Kafumbe for unsporting conduct, after a foul on KCCA’s stylish midfielder Steven Sserwadda. Normal time of the well-attended and action packed finale, that had its early stages marred by heavy rains, had ended one goal apiece. As early as the 5th minute, St Mary’s Kitende took the lead when Sserwadda’s teasing delivery from the left was headed home by Richard Basangwa to spark wild celebrations. Moments after the goal, the skies let loose with a heavy shower that completely changed the tide and tempo of the game. Buddo S.S, coached by Sports Club Villa assistant coach Simon Peter Mugerwa reacted swiftly and found the equalizer through their scoring machine Joseph Kizza Bukenya, a KCCA Junior team player. Buddo S.S players celebrate with the school director Lawrence Muwonge (in white) after defeating St Mary’s Kitende. (Photo: David Isabirye) David Isabirye | Kawowo Sports 2019 Wakiso District Football Championship: Main final: Buddo S.S 1 (5) – 1 (4) St Mary’s Kitende Third place play off: Standard High, Zzana 1-0 St Julian 5th place play-off: Kawempe Royal School 1-0 Boston High Mpala Reigning National and East Africa football champions, Buddo Secondary School added to their rich trophy cabinet the Wakiso District football title, that had for ages eluded them. Buddo S.S beat record champions St Mary’s Kitende after a tense 5-4 post-match penalty victory in scintillating fashion at the Wakiso Secondary Schools Head Teachers Association (WAKISHA) Resource Centre playground on Sunday. The victorious school, however, endured the final quarter an hour of the game with 10 men following a direct red card to Joseph Kafumbe for unsporting conduct, after a foul on KCCA’s stylish midfielder Steven Sserwadda. David Isabirye | Kawowo Sports Action between St Mary’s Kitende and Kitende at Wakisha resource center (Photo: David Isabirye) Normal time of the well-attended and action packed finale, that had its early stages marred by heavy rains, had ended one goal apiece. As early as the 5th minute, St Mary’s Kitende took the lead when Sserwadda’s teasing delivery from the left was headed home by Richard Basangwa to spark wild celebrations. Moments after the goal, the skies let loose with a heavy shower that completely changed the tide and tempo of the game. Buddo S.S, coached by Sports Club Villa assistant coach Simon Peter Mugerwa reacted swiftly and found the equalizer through their scoring machine Joseph Kizza Bukenya, a KCCA Junior team player. St Mary’s Kitende goalkeeper fluffed a seeming easy free-kick before the loose ball was tapped home by Innocent also, the tournament top scorer with 9 goals Halftime and the rest of the game ended all square before the post match penalties were executed, albeit in a tense manner. Immensely gifted Bukenya, Hamza Mulambuzi, Joseph Data, Musa Ssegujja and Ronald Innocent all made no mistake from 12 yards to score for Buddo S.S. This was Buddo’s first ever football trophy at the Wakiso district level, following complete dominance by St Mary’s Kitende with a massive 13 titles. Buddo S.S produced both the top scorer Ronald Innocent, a licenced player at Uganda Premier League club, Nyamityobora FC and the tournament Most Valuable Player (MVP), Bukenya. St Julian Gayaza, who finished fourth at this year’s championship is the other school to have won. Standard High, Zana beat St Julian in the third place playoff played earlier with Vincent Ngobya scoring the match winner. The national championships will be hosted by Jinja College School between May 4thh to 19th, 2019. Buddo S.S beat Blessed Sacrament Kimanya to win the 2018 edition that was hosted in Mbarara.
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