Kampala Central successfully defended the national U-14 Chenga City Tyres football title after overcoming Kids of Arua 2 – 0 in the post match penalties after a thrilling barren normal time of the finals played at the Masaka Recreational Stadium on Saturday.
Kampala striker cum goal keeper, Kenneth Kimera was the hero as he saved all the Arua penalties before clinching the Most Valuable Player of the tournament award.
Kimera, a Primary 5 pupil at Gayaza Church of Uganda School, was rewarded with a year long school fees, a bicycle and a trophy, courtesy of the sponsors, City Tyres.
“This is our continued commitment towards supporting the development of youth football across the country”, Umar Mandela, the chairman of Mandela group of companies remarked.
Bunyoro Kitara was the second runners up team after beating Lugazi SCOUL in the third place match.
There were special prizes to all the excelling players at the tourney. Top Scorer, Steven Walumu (Kampala Central) with 6 goals was awarded with a new pair of Shin Guards, Boots, Trophy and a bicycle.
The best goal keeper, Joram Nsubuga (Kampala Central) took home a trophy and brand new pair of gloves.
Kampala Central 0 (2)-0 (0) Kids of Arua
3rd Place Match
Bunyoro Kitara 3-0 Lugazi SCOUL