Football

Indomitable Buddu Edge Busiro to Seal Third Place

Pokino with the Buddu players posing with a 5 million dummy cheque

Saturday, August 26

Buddu 4-2 Busiro

Buddu came back from two goals down to defeat Busiro 4-2 in the Masaza Cup playoff match played at Mandela National Stadium, Namboole.

Busiro started the game brightly with Richard Kalule getting the opener as early as the 6th minute of the game.

Richard Kalule picked his brace 35 minutes later as Busiro doubled their lead before halftime.

Buddu team managed to pull one back with Micdad Ssenyonga on target to send the game 1-2 at the break.

Back from the break, Frank Ssebuufu scored for Buddu from a beautiful run of play to level matters.

Buddu continued to run riot and minutes later, they got the third from Ivan Sserubiri’s penalty following a foul on Frank Ssebuufu.

Ivan Kato made it four as Buddu completed a remarkable comeback to clinch the bronze medals.

Prize Money

Following their 3rd place achievement, Buddu team walks away with Shs5 million and beaten Busiro gets Shs3 million.

How the teams Reached here

Buddu lost 3-2 on penalties in their semifinal game with Gomba.

Busiro lost their semifinal tie with Ssingo, 3-1 on on aggregate.

Buddu County Chief, Vincent F.S Pokino, speaking on the game, said: “Am pleased with the players’ performance. Namboole is forever going to be our home and we will come back here again and again to win titles.

TEAMS

BUDDU FC

Mutumba Adadi, Luwago Nasser, Umar Kato, Paul Wasswa, Geiga Atendera, Ivan Sserubiri, Frank Ssebufu, Steven Muwawu, Ogwang Isaac, Micdad Ssenyonga, Jacob Owila.

Substitutes

Ntege Collin Mark, Umar Kayemba, Julius Mugema, Livingston Mbiyo, Desty Mubiru, Julius Kazibwe.

BUSIRO FC

Isaac Mulindwa, Allan Mawejje, Nicholas Wasswa, Brian Kasule, Francis Ssemanda, Robert Ssenyondo, Mohammed Matovu, Ivan Mayanja, Gerard Maido, Richard Kalule, Hamza Kalibwami.

Substitutes

Bashir Ssenyonga, Joshua Mubiru, Alex Wogalo, Twaha Matovu, Denis Oboyo, Nicholas Ssenono

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