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Date, Venue for Bika Bya Baganda Football tournament opener revealed

His Majesty the Kabaka of Buganda Ronald Muwenda Mutebi II will grace the opening game on 28th May, 2022 at Kasana Luweero in Bulemeezi.

David GOMBE

The date and venue for the 2022 Bika Bya Baganda Football tournament opener have been confirmed by the Minister of Sports, Leisure and recreation Owek. Henry Ssekabembe Kiberu.

His Majesty the Kabaka of Buganda Ronald Muwenda Mutebi II will grace the opening game on 28th May, 2022 at Kasana Luweero in Bulemeezi.

The tournament has not been held for the previous two years due to the Covid-19 turmoil.

Over 30 clans have already confirmed participation in the competition.

“I therefore call upon the everyone to work tirelessly for the development of the tournament.” To the people of Bulemeezi, please come in large numbers as the Kabaka officially opens up the Bika tournament.”

Said Ssekabembe.

The two teams to take part in the opening game are expected to be revealed by the Bika Bya Baganda committe.

Mbogo Clan are reigning champions of the competition following their 2019 triumph. They beat Kkobe 1-0 in the final that was held at Masaka Recreation grounds.

This championship has been held since 1950 and played only by the Baganda tribe players.

Previous Bika Football Tournament Winners since 1950:

1950: Mbogo
1951: Ngabi Nsamba
1952: Mmamba Gabunga
1953: Not Held
1954: Not Held
1955: Kkobe
1956: Mmamba Gabunga
1957: Nyonyi Nyange
1958: Ngeye
1959: Mmamba Gabunga
1960: Ffumbe
1961: Bbalangira and Kkobe
1962: Nkima
1963: Not Held
1964: Mmamba Gabunga
1965: Mmamba Gabunga
1987: Ngabi Nsamba
1988: Lugave
1989: Mmamba Gabunga
1990: Lugave
1991: Ngeye
1992: Ngeye
1993: Nkima
1994: Mmamba Gabunga
1995: Lugave
1996: Mpindi
1997: Nnyonyi
1998: Lugave
1999: Lugave
2000: Mpologoma
2001: Ngo
2002: Mpologoma
2003: Mmamba Gabunga
2004:Lugave
2005: Ffumbe
2006: Mpindi
2007: Ngabi Nsamba
2008: Kkobe
2009: Ffumbe
2010: Nte
2011: Mmamba Gabunga
2012: Ngeye
2013: Ngabi Nsamba
2014: Mmamba Gabunga
2015: Mbogo
2016: Nte
2017: Nte
2018: Nkima
2019: Mbogo

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