Ruparelia Group Shs.3M Richer After Winning 2019 FUFA Corporate Tournament!

Ruparelia Group Shs.3M Richer After Winning 2019 FUFA Corporate Tournament!

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By Hanning Mbabazi Gonzaga

2019 FUFA Corporate Tournament: Hosts KISU emerge champions

2019 FUFA Corporate Tournament
Final
KISU 0(3)- 0(1) Corporate League Team

Third place
Diamond Trust Bank 2-0 UPL Secretariat

 

Kampala International School-Uganda (KISU), one of Ruparelia group of companies has pocketed a cool Shs.3milion and a trophy after emerging the overall winners of the 2019 FUFA Corporate Tournament, in a game played yesterday Saturday April 28, 2019 at KISU play ground in Bukoto, a Kampala suburb.

This after they mercilessly thrashed the National Corporate 11 select team on penalty shoots 3-1, after the official full time ended in goalless draw.

FUFA EXCOM member Ronnie Kalema (In black T-shirt) who was the Guest of Honour hands over the trophy to winners, KISU FC

The annual tournament attracted twenty corporate companies that included; Nile Special, Sogea Satom, Airtel Uganda, Kyagalanyi Coffee, Diamond Trust Bank, UPL Secretariat, National Population Council, Civil Aviation Authority, KISU, Corporate League Team, Ecobank, FUFA FM, Red Pepper, Bidco Uganda among others.

Mr.Robert Bugaya, the team Manager Ruparelia Foot Ball team attributed their win to team work and vigorous training.

According to Esther Musoke, FUFA’s Marketing Executive who are the Organizers of the tournament, the event is primarily meant to bring corporate companies and their employees together, improve on their health through fitness exercises since they spend most times seated in offices, but also nurture football talents and create fan base for the football game in the corporate class.

Andrew Irumba Katusabe (L), Founding Speaker and C/man of Pan-African pyramid who was among the officials at the tournament hands over an envelop of cash money prize to Top Scorer of the day- Rogers Kateregga (Corporate League Team) who scored 7 goals in total.

This fifth annual tournament was powered by Nile Breweries, Pepsi among others, and was covered live by Sanyuka TV.

Most Valuable Player: Felix Muhabuzi of Corporate League Team receives his envelope of cash money prize from sports pundit veteran Denis Mbidde (L). Right is guest of honour and FUFA EXCOM member Ronnie Kalema.

FUFA EXCOM member Ronnie Kalema who was the Guest of Honour lauded the several teams that took part and believes the federation is achieving its targets of bringing the Corporate world close.

”We are grateful as FUFA that the tournament has continued to grow in stature over the years. Several companies have participated today and this fulfils our main objective of the FUFA Corporate Tournament which is bringing together different corporate companies through soccer,” he said.

Champions 2019

1st Runners up: Corporate League Team receive their accolade from Hajat Aisha Nalule
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