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Nkumba University knocks out Kampala University, to face UCU in grand finale | 2023-2024 UFL


2023-2024 University Football League (UFL):

Semi-finals (Second Leg): Nkumba University 1-1 Kampala University

*Nkumba University progressed 2-1 on aggregate

Nkumba University is through to the final of the 2023-2024 University Football League (UFL).

This follows a 1-all draw with visiting Kampala University during the return leg of the semi-finals played at the Nkumba main playground in Nkumba, Katabi Town Council in Wakiso district on Tuesday, 2nd April 2024.

Joshua Odeke gave Kampala University the lead in the 35th minute.

The hosts replied with a powerful header from Ishaque Balyawo three minutes unto restart of play in the second half.

Nkumba University’s Kenneth Ssebaduka shields the ball away from a Kampala University player at the Nkumba University playgrounds

It then called for collective teamwork display from Nkumba University players to hold onto the result that guaranteed them of a 2-1 aggregate victory.

Nkumba University had triumphed 1-0 in the first leg played at the Luzira prisons stadium last week.

Christened as the “Beach Boys”, Nkumba University will now face Uganda Christian University (UCU) in the final on 20th April 2024 at the MTN Omondi stadium, Lugogo in Kampala city.

This will be Nkumba University’s second final in as many seasons since 2017.

UCU played in the 2019 final and won over St Lawrence University.

Team Line ups:

Nkumba University XI: John Andrew Obwana (G.K), Reagan Opiyo, Lukman Kalule, Joel Nsubuga, John Kennedy Ssewankambo (Captain), Isaac Musuga, Ismael Lubega, Aaron Kikoyo, Irivai Mamur, Ishaque Balyawo, Kenneth Ssebaduka

Subs: Samuel Okiring, Iddi Nabil, Saadi Mukiibi, Abbey Kavuma, Kassim Kizza, Justus Ssempijja,Timothy Byaruhanga

Officials: Dr Sulaiman Bbosa (Head coach), Roch Peter Somoka (Assistant coach), Remember Abishai (Team Doctor), Joseph Muyiira (Official), Fred Katambala (Team manager)

Nkumba University XI Vs Kampala University
Kampala University XI Vs Nkumba University

Kampala University XI: Brian Ozelle (G.K), Tony Ndase, Sharif Ssembatya, Vicent Saka, Benjamin Nsubuga, Raymond Lubanga, Bill Lakomakech, Joshua Odeke, Yosia Kiisa, Nuhu Kalema, Gilbert Wanume

Subs: Badru Ssekamanya, Brian Muhindo, Nicholas Ssenyonjo, Faisal Ssali, Raymond Kiwewa, Abbey Mulumba, Emmanuel Wabomba

Officials: Vincent Tumusiime (Head coach), Simon Peter Ojok (Assistant coach), Hawali Kidamanda (Team Doctor), Joshua Mutabazi (official), Martha Soigi (Team manager)

Center Referee: Stephen Kimayo

Match officials pose for the group photo with the Nkumba University and Kampala University Captains prior to kick-off

*Photography: Jackson Kayiira

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