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Sparta09 take home Kampala youth soccer title

By Shafik Ssenoga

Added 4th September 2018 08:53 PM

They defeated Soccer Star Academy 1-0 in the final.

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Teenagers fighting for the top three slots in the Central region, Pearl Youth Tournament in Namungoona, Kampala. PHOTOS: David Namunyala

They defeated Soccer Star Academy 1-0 in the final.

Pearl of Africa Youth tournament

Results

Kampala Qualifiers

Final

Sparta 09 1 Soccer Star 0

Third Place Playoff

Black Star 1 Sports Connection 0

Kangurumira Qualifiers

Final

Life Sports 1 Proway 0

Third place playoff

Buganda Cubs 1 Bweya 0

Sparta09 Academy emerged winners of the Kampala region qualifiers in the Pearl of Africa Youth tournament.

 They defeated Soccer Star Academy 1-0 in the final played at Namungoona, while Black Star eliminated Sports Connection 1-0 in the third place playoff.

The first edition of Under 16 competition is the first of its kind.

USA based Professional footballer Micheal Azira plus two of his colleagues who retired from the game Ronald Nsabyela and Musa Mawanda are the funders of the competition that will be organised annually.

In Kangurumira qualifiers, Life Sports Academy beat Proway Academy 1-0 in the final, while Bweya Academy lost 1-0 to Buganda Cubs in the third place playoff game.

Sparta09, Soccer Star Academy, Black Star Academy,Life Sports Academy, Proway Academy and Buganda Cubs are the six teams that qualified to the next round from Kampala and Kangurumira regions

Mukono region will host the last round of the qualifier this Saturday.

The top three teams from all the five regions will qualify for the nationals that will be held in Kampala in December.

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