2018 Airtel Rising Stars national tournament finals get underway in Fort Portal


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

  • Kitara
  • Kampala
  • West Nile
  • North Eastern

Played

  • Kitara 4-1 West Nile
  • Kampala 4-0 North Eastern

Girls: Group B

  • Northern
  • Eastern
  • Buganda
  • Western

Played

  • Northern 1-2 Eastern
  • Buganda 1-3 Western

Boys: Group A

  • North East
  • Northern
  • Western
  • Eastern

Played

  • North East 1-1 Northern
  • Western 0-0 Eastern

Boys: Group B

  • Buganda
  • Kampala
  • West Nile
  • Kitara

Played

  • Kampala 0-1 Buganda
  • Kitara 1-2 West Nile

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