Minnows KJT, Jinja/Kirinya Make Playoffs Final

KJT/Rwenshama 2 – 0 Mutundwe Lions
Jinja S.S/Kirinya 2 – 0 Baza Holdings

KJT/Rwenshama and Jinja S.S/Kirinya will vie for the final slot available for next season’s FUFA Super League.
This is after the two sides recorded an identical 2 – 0 scoreline in the semi finals of the play – offs played at the KCCA Stadium in Lugogo on Wednesday.

A very impressive and young KJT side is in the play-off final at Lugogo on Saturday. Photo: Drake Sentongo
A very impressive and young KJT side is in the play-off final at Lugogo on Saturday. Photo: Drake Sentongo

Jinja S.S/Kirinya football club were the first team to book the final slot after dismissing Baza Holdings 2- 0 in the earlier match played.

A first half brace from striker, John Wakalita got the Jinja based side on course in a match watched by a cheering gathering.
“It was a great display and character from the boys. Hopefully, we pick up from that in the final”, Jinja manager, Samuel Mugabi said.

In the second match of the day, KJT/Rwenshama overcame a hard fighting Mutundwe Lions owned by FUFA President Moses Magogo.
Former Proline striker, Sulaiman Luzige capitalized on a blunder from goal keeper, Meddie Kibirige to tap into an empty net in the 41st minute.

Striker, Ronnie Kakoote made it two a minute to full time after diverting Emma Magembe’s delivery into the area.
The two sides from Elgon group of the FBL will now vie for the last available place for the third team to enter the highest football league in Uganda.

“The players played according to instructions, but now there is an important game of the season to play on Saturday”, KJT coach, Ronald Ssali told Fufa’s official website.

Sadolin Paints and Lweza already booked their tickets to play in next season’s FUFA Super league.

Saturday Matches
KJT/Rwenshama Vs Jinja S.S/Kirinya – 1:30 pm
Sadolin Paints Vs Lweza – 4 p.m

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