The Katikiro of Buganda Owek. Charles Peter Mayiga will grace the FUFA Drum opening game when Buganda hosts Lango in Mukono on Saturday, 30th March 2019.
The development was confirmed by the FUFA Drum organizing committee chairman Rogers Byamukama on Wednesday during a pre-tournament press conference held at FUFA House in Mengo, Kampala.
“The Katikiro of Buganda Owek. Charles Peter Mayiga will be the chief guest when the 2019 FUFA Drum tournament kicks off as Buganda hosts Lango in Mukono on Saturday, 30th March 2019. I therefore urge all the fans to turn up in big numbers,” revealed Rogers Byamukama.
Buganda, who won the inaugural tournament last year, will be coached by Alex Isabirye as they bid to defend the title.
Buganda beat West Nile in a two legged final last season to win the trophy, gold medals and Shs 32M cash prize.
A: Busoga, Kampala, Tooro,Rwenzori
B: Buganda, Ankole, Lango, Sebei
C: West Nile, Acholi, Bunyoro, Karamoja
D: Bukedi, Bugishu, Teso, Kigezi
Official Opening Match: Saturday, 30th March 2019
Buganda Vs Lango – Mukono Bishops S.S play-ground (4 PM)
Sunday, 31st March 2019:
Busoga Vs Tooro – Kyabazinga Stadium, Bugembe – Jinja
Kampala Vs Rwenzori – Luzira Prisons Stadium
West Nile Vs Bunyoro – Bar Okoro, Zombo
Acholi Vs Karamoja – Pece Stadium, Gulu
Ankole Vs Sebei – Kyamate Play-ground, Ntungamo
Bugisu Vs Kigezi – Mbale
Bukedi Vs Teso – Butaleja