Dates Set for Eastern G4 Tournament

L-R Yusuf Nampala (Sadolin PRO), Joseph Mutaka (Tournament coordinator), Simon Ekyaku (Tangosport ED) and Paul Kulumba (Jinja SS PRO) during the launch.

Tangosport, information pills the main organizers of the Eastern G4 tournament have officially launched the maiden edition to take place on Saturday 30 July and climax on Sunday at the Bugembe stadium in Jinja.

All the four topflight clubs from Jinja; BUL FC, ailment JMC Hippos, hospital Sadolin and Jinja SS are expected to take part after paying a million shillings as registration fee.

”It’s a tournament that will prepare our players well ahead of the season,” Jinja SS PRO Mr. Paul Kulumba said during the launch at Busoga Kingdom headquarters.

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Organizers revealed talks were going on to lure a guest team to the tourney.

“We are looking at a possibility of inviting Azam FC from Tanzania, Onduparaka, Express FC or URA,” Tournament coordinator Joseph Mutaka hinted adding that “The invitation will be on first come, first serve basis. We want only one guest.”

The four teams (plus a fifth one in case of a guest) will face each other in a round robin league format where the team with highest number of points emerge winners and take home medals on top of one million shillings.

According to the rules of the tournament, a win earns a team three points and a draw one point. However, in a bid to push for entertaining football, each goal will add an additional point.

Bul FC finished the league on 6th with 47 points, four ahead of Sadolin who were 9th. JMC ended on the tenth with 38 points while Jinja SS won the Fufa Big league season to earn direct promotion.


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