Joseph Jjanjali’s 28th minute strike was the only difference as Masaka secondary school overcame Bulo Parents in the 2015 UMEA football final played at Kasawo s.s on Monday.
Football was one of the four games played over the 3 day’s tournament played by over 28 schools under the Uganda Muslim community.
FUFA Vice President, Justus Mugisha, handed over the trophy to the winners, Masaka S.S.
Kibuli Secondary school won the overall winners’ gong after clinching both genders’ awards.
State minister for sports, Hon. Charles Bakabulindi handed over the overall trophy to the celebrating Kibuli s.s teams.
This has been the 13th year running that the UMEA games have been held but the 3rd time the three other ball games (Netball, Handball and Volleyball) are being embraced.
The UMEA games’ main objective is to strengthen the bold and cooperation among the Muslim funded schools by further fostering the spirit of brotherhood and unity.
The games have witnessed over 500 participants take part and ran from Friday, 3rd April to Tuesday, 6th April 2015.
The games were officially opened by Prince Kassim Nakibinge.
UMEA Games Partners are: Crown Beverages (Pepsi Brand), Rwenzori Mineral Water (provided 50 cartons of fresh drinking water), City Tyres (offered 22 trophies), FUFA (Provided 20 quality balls and the match day football referees).
The next UMEA games for the year (2016) will be held at Masaka Secondary School.
Top three winners:
Champions: Masaka Secondary School
1st Runners Up: Bulo Parents School
2nd Runners Up: Kibuli Secondary School
MVP: Julius Kazibwe (Masaka Secondary School)