Muhanga United FC wins Kapengo memorial football tournament


RUKIGA– It was pompous and glamour in Muhanga Town council on Sunday 21st November 2021 as their home team Muhanga United FC won the Kapengo Memorial Cup (tournament).

Muhanga United edged Kitanga Lions FC by a goal to nil in a final match played at Nyeikunama playground in Muhanga Town Council, Rukiga District.

Muhanga United’s only goal was scored by a one Wilbroad in the last minutes of second half.

The winner (Muhanga United) was a warded a trophy together with Ugx 500,000 cash prize and the runners up got Ugx 300,000 cash prize together with medals for both teams’ players.

Other better performing teams were Rukiga All stars, Kigezi Sports football Club (Kandago) who all lost on semifinals.

Other teams included Wacheba Home Boys, Bulime Tigers, Nyasa FC  and Kyerero FC.  Each of the 8 teams got Ugx 100,000 from the Rukiga Constituency MP Hon Ndyomugyenyi Rolland Bishi who was also present at the match day.

Namanya Muhima Kapengo, the organiser of the tournament who was also celebrating his birthday said he planned for this tournament as a way of thanking God for the gift of life arging all people to keep mutual love for one another if they want to live in a peaceful and developing society.

He revealed to our reporter that this tournament (Kapengo Memorial Cup) will always be held annually incorporated with Rukiga Cross Country championships for athletes on 17th, annually as a way of uniting the people of Rukiga especially the youths.

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