2018 Airtel Rising Stars: Western Region scrapes through to girls finals


  • Western 0(4)-0(2) Kampala

Western Region qualified for the final of the 2018 Airtel Rising Stars girls national tournament at the expense of Kampala.

The dull game played at St. Mary’s Seminary, Virika playground in Fort Portal on Saturday morning failed to produce any goals, much to the advantage of Western who played for a draw.

In the penalties, Western took the kicks with confidence to win 4-2 and advance to the finals.

At the finals, Western will face Kitara who defeated Eastern Region 5-4 via a penalty shoot out as well.

Meanwhile, in the boys finals, favourites Buganda will face off with Kampala. Buganda knocked out Northern Region while Kampala got the better of Western Region, both via shootouts.

All Semifinal Results

  • Boys: Buganda 1(4)-1(2) Northern
  • Boys: Kampala 0(7)-0(6) Western
  • Girls: Western 0(4)-0(2) Kampala
  • Girls: Kitara 0(5)-0(4) Eastern

Finals Fixtures

  • Girls: Western vs. Kitara
  • Boys: Buganda vs. Kampala

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