2017 Airtel Masaza Cup: Ssingo win as Gomba-Buddu clash is abandoned


2017 Airtel Masaza Cup – Semifinals, 1st leg

  • Busiro 0-1 Ssingo
  • Gomba 0-1 Buddu (Game abandoned in 82nd minute)

Ssingo XI that faced Busiro at Ssentema play ground

Ssingo won their first leg of Airtel Masaza Cup semi finals on Sunday while the tie between Gomba and Buddu was abandoned in the 82 minute with the latter leading the game 1-0.

Ssingo defeated Busiro1-0 at the Ssentema play ground with Isaac Otto’s 27th minute goal winning the day.

Busiro Starting XI against Singo

At the Kabulasooke PTC playground, 3 time winners Gomba locked horns with Buddu in a repeat of last year’s final.

Buddu took the lead with less than 10 minutes to the clock through Mikiadadi Ssenyonga.

The goal was however bitterly protested by the home fans, players and officials alike which caused the abandonment of the game.

Ssingo and Busiro captains with the match referees prior to kick off at Ssentema play ground

The tournament organizing committee will study the video recording from the match and the match referee’s report before pronouncing themselves on the matter by Wednesday.

Buddu is the defending champions.

Telecommunications giants Airtel Uganda sponsors the Masaza Cup tournament

Busiro vs. Ssingo team line ups

Busiro XI: Farouk Mubiru (G.K), Sam Tutu Lubankene, Mathias Waiswa, Francis Ssemakula, Brian Kasule, Hakim Robert Ssenyondo, Muhammed Matovu, Jumah Katende (Captain), Gerald Maido, Ivan Mayanja, Richard Kalule

Subs: Isaac Mulindwa (GK), Allan Mawejje, Twaha Matovu, Alex Wogalo, Hamza Kalibwani, Joseph Mubiru, Raymond Lubega

Ssingo XI: Emmanuel Were, Henry Orom, Henry Mugoya, Seneya Kalevu, Wilber Magumba, Dube Ssebuwufu, Jamil Kisitu Nvule, Vitas Obbo, Isaac Otto, Brian Lubega, Jude Ssemugabi

Subs: Kenneth Lukyamuzi, Jonthan Mutesa, Isaac Kaviiri, Elias Birungi, Collins Sseluwu, Brian Mugume, Rogers Adriko