The 2018 Airtel Rising Stars national tournament finals kicked off on Thursday, August 23 in Fort Portal.
Six games were on card and were played on the opening day in the U17 competition.
Four games were played in the girls’ category while only two in the boys’ category.
Kampala Region reached the summit of the girls Group A with a 4-0 thumping of North Eastern Region while Kitara registered a huge 4-1 win over West Nile in the same group.
In Group B, Western Region defeated Buganda 3-1 to go top on. Eastern Region edged Northern Region 2-1 for maximum points in their opening game.
North Eastern and Northern Regions played to a 1-1 draw while Western and Eastern Region played out a non-scoring draw in in Group A.
In Group B, Buganda edged Kampala 1-0 as West Nile defeated Kitara 2-1.
Airtel Rising Stars | Day One Results
Girls: Group A
- West Nile
- North Eastern
- Kitara 4-1 West Nile
- Kampala 4-0 North Eastern
Girls: Group B
- Northern 1-2 Eastern
- Buganda 1-3 Western
Boys: Group A
- North East
- North East 1-1 Northern
- Western 0-0 Eastern
Boys: Group B
- West Nile
- Kampala 0-1 Buganda
- Kitara 1-2 West Nile