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Depleted Amus College ejects rivals Bukedea Comprehensive in girls’ football derby duel | USSSA Fresh Dairy Games 2024

USSSA Fresh Dairy Games 2024 (Girls Football):

Round of 16 Results:

Amus College School 1-0 Bukedea Comprehensive

St Noa Girls Zzana 4-0 Bunya SS

Uganda Martyrs Lubaga 4-1 Kayindu SS

Sacred Heart SS 1 (4) – 1 (3) Moyo Star SS

Kawempe Muslim 2-1 Nyakensenyi SS

Rines SS 1-0 Muhobe SS

Sheema Girls 2-0 Mukono Kings

The Bukedea derby between Amus College and Bukedea Comprehensive lit up the round of 16 stage at the on-going 2024 Fresh Dairy USSSA games (girls football)

The Nandere playground in Luweero hosted these two giants with Amus College winning the well contested affair 1-0.

Sheyline Opisa’s second half strike was all that Amus College School needed to triumph in the game which secured them a berth for the quarter finals.

Amus College School players celebrate their only goal against Bukedea Comprehensive at Nandere playground | Credit: David Isabirye

Action between Amus College and Bukedea Comprehensive | Credit: David Isabirye

Playing with a second string side after 9 of their star players traveled to Kampala to join the Uganda U-17 national team (Teen Cranes), Amus College School still looked far the better side.

Bukedea Comprehensive fought gallantly in the second half and they got a penalty that was later cancelled out.

“It was a good game and test for many of our players who have not been playing regularily. We fought gallantly and won the game” Frank “Video” Anyau, Amus College head coach said after the game.

His counterpart at Bukedea Comprehensive Jimmy Mukubya hailed the fighting spirit from his players, casting the blame to the missed scoring opportunities.

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“We had some chances to bury off the game that we did not utilize. There were other 50-50 opportunities that the man in charge (referee) denied us and that is all football.” Mukubya stated.

Jimmy Mukubya (Left) and Frank “Video” Anyau share a light moment after the game | Credit: David Isabirye

Meanwhile, Kawempe Muslim, St Noa Girls Zzana, Rines SS, Sheema Girls and Uganda Martyrs Lubaga all progressed to the quarter-finals.

Agnes Nabukenya and Hadijah Babirye were on target as Kawempe Muslim beat Nyakensenyi 2-1 at the Ndejje University playground.

On the same facility, St Noa Girls ran rout with a 4-0 win over Bunya S.S. Lethal forward Slyvia Kabene and Kaimat Naigaga each scored a brace.

Rines SS ejected Muhobe 1-0 at the Nandere playground whilst Uganda Marytrs’ Lubaga humbled Kayindu 4-1 at the Bombo UMEA playground.

Sacred Heart SS needed a 4-3 post match penalty victory to dump out Moyo Star SS after a goal-less stalemate in normal time at the Ndejje SS playground.

The quarter-finals were due to be held on Thursday, 2nd May 2024 but have since been put on hold, pending queries from organizers after some schools failed to release the summoned players for national team duty (Uganda U-17) with the FIFA World Cup qualifiers coming up soon.

Besides girl’s football, these games also have badminton, table tennis, hockey, rugby (15’s) and basketball.

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