Apparently, the stadium is in a sorry state since the days of insurgency in Teso. The sorry state of the stadium denied Light SS Football Club chance to use it as a home ground because the Federation of Uganda Football Association-FUFA declined to approve it.
Samuel Olupot, the Serere District Inspector of Schools who doubles as acting sports officer, says the district has not received any funding from the ministry for co- curricular activities for some time.
With several footpaths now crossing through the playground, the green pasture is gradually vanishing and bare soil becoming more visible, as pedestrians and cyclists opt for it as a short cut to different parts of the town.
St. Marys Kitende took a lead in the highly competitive match at Soroti sports grounds on Saturday after it was awarded a penalty that was converted by Pius Wanji. However, Kibuli equalized through Stephen Mukwala leading to a one all draw.
Raphael Bwire Ouma, the Chairperson Organising Committee Copa Coca-Cola Football tournament, says despite the fact that all the 56 teams were screened the two schools managed to sneak in mercenaries using forged documents.
The Uganda Police through the Economic Crimes Division has frozen accounts of the Federation of Uganda Football Associations FUFA as they carry out investigations over alleged financial misappropriation.