Bloodshed at Makerere, Kyambogo football match


An injured official gets first aid treatment after being stoned by a Kyambogo student (PHOTO; KATUMBA BADRU curtsey of Campusbee)


Last evening, students of Makerere and Kyambogo universities nearly killed each other over a football match.

The match scheduled to take place at Kyambogo football grounds was marred by violence.


Armed with weapons of war, Kyambogo students storm field (Photo by NBS TV)


According to reports, trouble started immediately Makerere students entered Kyambogo.

The hosts are said to had stormed the football field armed with stones, sticks and other weapons of war.

Kyambogo students then started stoning Makerere players and supporters prompting the latter to retaliate.


One of the Kyambogo students teargassed and eventually arrested by police (PHOTO by ZAHRA ABDUL curtsey of Campusbee)


One of the officials is reported to have been injured in the hooliganism prompting police to intervene to calm the situation.

Police came in with teargas and even arrested some of the trouble makers.

Neither Kyambogo nor Makerere administration has commented on the matter.


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