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Taggy Soccer Academy Win Inaugural Sseninde Development Tournament

Taggy soccer academy won the inaugural tournament

The inaugural Sseninde women’s development football cup ended successfully with different teams competing at Villa Park, diagnosis http://centroilponte.com/wp-content/plugins/all-in-one-event-calendar/app/model/event/taxonomy.php Nsambya on Friday.

The one day tournament aimed at giving a platform to girls who do not get chance to play in the FUFA Women elite league was well attended with over eight teams taking part.

Taggy Soccer Academy emerged the eventual winners defeating Kawempe Muslim in the finals 2-0 with a first half brace courtesy of Catherine Naggadya.

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The eight teams were divided into two groups with four in each group.

Taggy Girls Soccer Academy, viagra buy 11 Bullets soccer Academy, Jeeza Soccery Academy and AlPhonix Ladies Golden Girls /Kisubi Mapeera.were drawn in Group A.

The other group (B) had Bugema University, Gaddafi integrated Soccer Academy and Kawempe Muslim Junior team.

Jean Sseninde, a Crested Cranes player who plies her trade with Queens Park Rangers (QPR) in England said she was impressed with the turn up as the organiser of the tournament.

“I am happy that the tournament has happened. Our target was to give platform to the young girls and I believe many have showcased their talent today,” She said.

“We had over 16 teams wanting to participate but because it was the start, we managed to start with eight but we believe the numbers will increase as time goes on.” added Sseninde.

State Minister for Education and Sports, Hon. Charles Bakkabulindi who was the guest of honour thanked Sseninde for the great noble cause and encouraged more girls to exploit their talents.

“Sseninde has given back to the community by organising this tournament and I applaud her for such a great move. I encourage more girls to engage in such programmes to develop their talents,” said Bakkabulindi.

State Minister for Primary Education, Hon. Rosemary Sseninde (mother to Jean Sseninde) who also graced the occasion thanked the people for turning up and honouring the invitation.

“As parents to Jean, we didn’t expect this turn up but we are grateful that people spared time to come and support this tournament,” she said.

Crested cranes head coach, Majidda Nantanda was also present to spot the new talents.

Group A
Taggy Soccer Academy
11 Bullets soccer academy
Jeeza soccer academy
Ala Phoenix Ladies/Kisubi Mapeera

Group B
Kawempe Muslim Junior team
Gaddafi Integrated Academy
Luzira women sports club
Bugema University

Group results

Group A
Taggy 1-0 XI Bullets
Ala Phoenix 0-0 Jeeza

Taggy 2-0 Jeeza
XI bullets 0-0 Jeeza

Ala Phonix 0-0 XI Bullets
Taggy 1-0 XI Bullets

Taggy and Ala Phoenix qualified to the semi finals.

Group B
Bugema 0-1 Gaddafi
Kawempe 1-0 Luzira

Bugema 0-3 Kawempe
Gaddafi 2-0 Luzira

Kawempe 1-0 Gaddafi
Bugema 0-0 Luzira

Kawempe Muslim and Gadaffi qualified for the semifinals

Semifinals
Kawempe 0-0 Ala Phoenix – Kawempe won 6-5 on penalties
Taggy 1-0 Gaddafi

Kawempe Muslim and Taggy qualified to the finals

Third place playoff
Gaddafi Integrated academy (walkover)

Finals
Taggy 2-0 Kawempe Muslim

Awards

Top scorer – Fauziya Najjemba (Gaddafi Integrated academy) 3 goals

MVP- Catherine Naggadya (Taggy soccer academy)

Best goalkeeper- Carol Naddunga (Alphonix ladies team)

Best Defender- Shamila Nakku (Kawempe Muslim)

Best midfielder- Shamila Nalujja(Gadaffi )

Youngest player – Josephine Nakasese (Jezza soccer academy)

Best Forward- Nakato Mariana (Taggy )

Fair play Award – XI Bullets soccer academy

Upcoming player- Viola Nanvule (Jezza Soccer academy)

Most disciplined team- Bugema University

Best time keepers – Jeeza soccer academy

Oldest player – Apollo Eunice (Luzira soccer academy)

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