Who has qualified for Copa Coca-Cola?

By Shafik Ssenoga

Kibuli SS are the defending champions

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Copa Coca Cola Schools Football Championship (May 6th - 20th)

Ankole region rivals Citizen High School and Sentah College are some the top sides that will compete for honours in the national secondary school's soccer showpiece, COPA Coca-Cola that gets underway this weekend at Masaka Secondary School.

59 schools that qualified from different regions across the country will be expected to arrive in Masaka by Saturday. Screening of the players will be done on Sunday before action kicks off on Monday.

Kibuli SS who are the defending champions won their tenth COPA Coca Cola title last year after defeating St Mary's Kitende in the final.

Since its inauguration, the COPA Coca-Cola football championship has been the breeding ground for future national players like Farouk Miya, Godfrey Walusimbi, Shaban Muhamad and Khalid Aucho among others.

Schools that have qualified

Hosts: Masaka Secondary School

Kampala region

Kibuli Secondary School

Uganda Martyrs High School

Old Kampala Secondary School

Caltec Academy

Kakungulu Memorial School

West Nile region

Arua Secondary School

Nyangilia Secondary School

Kijomoro Secondary School

Acholi region

Bishop Angelo Negri College

St. Joseph College Layibi

Pajule College

Lango region

Aboke High School

Comboni College, Lira 

Bright Light College, Lira

Karamoja region

Kotido Secondary School

Teso region

Amus College

Kalaki Secondary School

Soroti Municipal Secondary School

Bukedi region

Buhobe Secondary School

Kibale Secondary School

St. Peter's College, Tororo

Busoga region

Jinja Secondary School

Bukoyo Secondary School

Agape Secondary School

Jinja Progressive Academy

Bunyoro region

Panyadoli Secondary School

Kagadi Academy

Kabalega Secondary School

Tooro region

King Solomon Kyatega

Kasese Muslim Secondary School

Kamwenge Secondary and Vocational School

Ankole region

Citizen High School

Sentah College

Bushenyi region


St. Kaggwa High School

Kigezi region

Kigezi High School

Kabale Brainstorm High School

St. Gerald's Secondary School, Nyakibale

Wakiso region

St. Mary's Kitende

Buddo Secondary School

St. Julian High School

Boston High School, Mpala

Masaka region

Wagwa High School

Green Hill Secondary School, Kyamulibwa

Blessed Sacrament Secondary School

Mpigi region

Bulo Parents Secondary School

St. Francis Secondary School, Busunju

Gombe Secondary School

Luwero region

Mulusa Academy

Nakaseke International College

Kiboga Progressive Secondary School

Mukono region

Dynamic Secondary School

Namagabi Secondary School

Yale High School

Mbale region

Nkoma Secondary

Mbale Progressive

Sironko Progressive

Sebei region

Sebei College