Total E&P Uganda Launches Mini Football League in Nwoya

Total E&P Uganda, capsule has launched its first ever mini football league in Nwoya district with eight (8) football teams from Purongo and Got-Apwoyo sub-counties competing for a Total trophy (cup) and other prizes.

Nwoya district chairman, this Patrick Okello Oryema on Wednesday flagged-off the mini-football league that will be played until June 25th, 2016 at Purongo and Paraa primary school play grounds in Purongo sub county. The winning team will receive a trophy and a bull while the rest of the participating teams will also benefit from other various prizes.

“Nwoya District is key to our operations since it hosts the resources that the company is developing in the Murchison Falls National National Park. Therefore an opportunity to promote activities that enable us to continuously interact and live in harmony with the people of Nwoya is very important to us’”, said the Total E&P Uganda Public Relations Officer (Site) Christopher Ocowun.

Over the past 4 years of operation, we have been able to live harmoniously with the communities of Purongo and Got Apwoya sub counties and we thank you immensely for hosting us”, Ocowun added.

In preparation for the games, Total E&P Uganda has sponsored the installation of new football goal posts to the host schools and provided the players with kits for the matches.

The participating teams include; Wii Anaka FC, Patira FC, Protouch FC, Got Ngur FC, Bel Kec FC, Super Villa FC, The Crane FC and Lion Power FC. The eight participating teams were selected by Nwoya District Football Association after playing qualifier matches organized by the district football association for more than 20 teams. The matches will be presided over by referees selected from within the community.


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