The Pirates team captain, Ivan Magomu says that the Hippos exhibited a fighting spirit but they employed exceptional tactics to win the game. Magomu stresses that their late head coach, Robert Sseguya's legacy of winning at all costs has made Hippos, a competitive team in the league.
According to a statement released by Uganda Secondary Schools Sports Association-USSSA, Stephen Mugulusi, a striker with Kamuli Progressive school, was found guilty of using different names to feature in different tournaments. Basing on the evidence extracted from the 2018 alumni album of St. Henry’s College, Mayuge, USSSA found Kamuli Progressive guilty of knowingly fielding an overaged 'mercenary' to compete in the children's games.
When Tanzania scored the equalizer it was cancelled on grounds that one of the players was offside. The players first attacked one of the assistant referees whom they accused of frustrating their scoring chances.
The tournament, which had been since suspended for the past 18 months following the covid19 pandemic outbreak in 2020 resumed on Saturday and attracted 21 rugby football clubs from majorly Mbale, Jinja and Soroti.
Lady Doves lost the FWSL title to Kawempe during the 2018/2019 season as both sides presented the much-needed rhythm to excel to the finals. Lady Doves ‘suffered a thigh injury during the first half of the quarter-final match. Ikwaput, who currently prides in seven goals earned from four games, has been earmarked as the club’s matchmaker due to her speed in getting the ball into their opponents' nets.
Speaking to URN at their final training session at the Jinja based Dams water stadium on Friday evening, the Jinja Hippos, said they acquired the necessary skills and tips to win their remaining fixtures.