This follows a petition filed by Uganda Martyrs Hugh School, which implicated three players of Kisozi seed School David Ssemukaro, Emmanuel Ngabonziza and Geoffrey Mivule, who are not students of the school.
Game masters of different schools make the copa coca-cola tournament round of 16 draws at Jinja college on Tuesday.
Kisozi Seed Secondary School has been disqualified from the Copa
Coca Cola football tournament for fielding ineligible players.
This follows a petition filed by Uganda Martyrs High School, which implicated
three players of Kisozi Seed School David Ssemukaro, Emmanuel Ngabonziza and
Geoffrey Mivule, who are not students of the school.
The petition further states that; Ssemukaro presented a primary
seven result slip of 2013 with registration number; 007906/28 which belongs to
Edith Namala while Ngabonziza’s index number; 007906/024 belongs to Sylvia Nakachwa.
Also, Mivule is faulted of presenting his date of birth as 01st, June 2000
whereas the same person is registered as Geoffrey Nvule born on 26th, December
1999 under Masajja united with FUFA fourth division license number
The two teams are both in group D. Kisozi had garnered 13 points
in the second place ahead of Standard high who in the third with 11 points.
However, Fred Balenzi, a member of the tournament’s technical committee says
that Standard High will replace Kisozi in today’s round of 16 matches.
“Our committee has found Kisozi seed guilty of fielding illegal
players and Standard high will replace them in the round of 16,” he says.
Balenzi further says that the committee will continue screening
players to eliminate illegal players.
Standard high coach, Jimmy Mukibi says that the tournament
officials are not doing their best to eliminate illegal players.