The second edition of the Federation of Uganda Football Associations (FUFA) Corporate Tournament has successfully climaxed at the FUFA Technical center in Njeru on Saturday evening.
Defending champions, National Water and Sewerage Corporation successfully retained the title as they edged debutants SSL Logistics 1-0 to win the day long tourney.
Ahmed Swalley scored the winning goal that guided his side to the much desired victory in an exciting finale.
At the same occasion, FUFA Executive team led by the FUFA President, Eng.Moses Magogo played and won 1-0 a curtain raiser match with the Busoga Kingdom team.
The Busoga Kingdom team was led by the prime minister, Right Honorable Dr. Joseph Muvawala who played full time as a goalkeeper and made darling saves throughout the match.
The only goal of the curtain raiser was scored by FUFA Education officer, Jackson Nyiima.
In the third place play-off match, another debutant side, Civil Authority Authority defeated Uganda Premier League team 3-0.
Like last year during the maiden edition, the event was also this time round blessed with mild rains although they could not halt the thrilling action from the enthusiastic participants and spectators.
FUFA Marketing Director, Esther Musoke was grateful of the all participating companies with a special promise of a much improved tournament in the next edition.
I thank all those companies that took part in the 2016 FUFA Corporate Tournament.
FUFA is glad to be associated with such partners.
We call upon more companies to join this noble cause as we take a collective responsibility of football development in Uganda
14 teams took part in the tournament played at the astro-turf of the FUFA Technical center.
The best three teams received medals with the winners taking a trophy and a cash prize of Ug.shs 1M.
FUFA Fair-play Award: Pramukh Steel
Most Valuable Player: Umar Kasule (National Water & Sewage Corporation)
Top Scorer: Paul Mutakabala (8 Goals) – FUFA XI
Best Goalkeeper: Andrew Kabugalo (NWSC)
Full Group Stage Results:
Airtel Uganda Limited 1-4 SSL Logistics
BIDCO Uganda Limited 1-0 Airtel Uganda Limited
Airtel Uganda Limited 0-1 Nile Special
SSL Logistics 2-0 BIDCO Uganda Limited
Nile Special 0-4 SSL Logistics
BIDCO 2-0 Nile Special
FUFA XI 1-2 Red Pepper
UMEME 0-3 Pramukh Steel
UMEME 1-4 FUFA XI
Pramukh Steel 1-1 Uganda Premier League
FUFA XI 3-0 Uganda Premier League
Red Pepper 2-0 UMEME
Pramukh Steel 0-2 FUFA XI
Uganda Premier League 1-0 Red Pepper
UMEME 1-3 Uganda Premier League
National Water and Sewage Corporation 1-0 Civil Aviation Authority
Cranes Bank 0-0 National Water and Sewage Corporation
Civil Aviation Authority 0-1 National Insurance Corporation
National Insurance Corporation 0-3 Civil Aviation Authority
Cranes Bank 2-0 National Insurance Corporation.