Ndejje University claim 2017/18 FUFA Big league


FUFA Big League 2017/18

Championship Final:

  • Ndejje University 1-0 Nyamityobora

Promotional Final (FUFA Big League):

  • Paidha Black Angels 0 (4) – 0 (2) Kitara F.C

Ndejje University Football Club is the champion of the 2017/18 FUFA Big league.

Nyamityobora’s Robert Mukongottya (left) in action. He was lively throughout the match

The footballing students who topped the Elgon group achieved the feat after overcoming Mbarara club Nyamityobora 1-0 during the championship final played at the Star Times Stadium, Lugogo on Sunday.

Intelligent forward Noel Nasasira, on loan from Kampala Capital City Authority (KCCA) gave Ndejje University the lead just after eight minutes into the game with a stunning strike from about 25 yards.

From then onwards the Luweero based side defended in numbers.

Raymond Komakech, head coach at Ndejje University lauded the efforts of the Ndejje University management as well as the players for the brave showing throughout the season;

Since 2010, we had the belief and worked as a unit. The university management too, had all the belief in the team. I thank the university authorities and the players in a special way.

Meanwhile, West Nile region based club Paidha Black Angels F.C sealed the third promotional slot after defeating Hoima based Kitara FC 4-2 in post match penalties after the 90 minutes had ended goal-less.

During the tense penalty shoot-out, Paidha Black Angels scored through Yusuf Ssozi, second half subsistute Andrew Kidega, Yudah Mugalu and another substitute Ceaser Olega.


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