Kampala regional Junior league (U-15) 2017

By : Semanda Yasin

This is the first edition of the Kampala Junior league for players under the age of 15 years. It is under Kampala region but monitored and supervised by FUFA.

The league has 9 teams playing on different grounds around Kampala region and these include,

Super bullets.        Ntinda watoto grounds ,
Zebra.                     Young grounds
KJT.                         Nakivubo blue
Soccer stars.         Nakivubo blue
Sparta 09.              Rubaga Uganda martyrs
Makindye soccer academy.     Officers’ mess
Kasubi childrens academy.      Kadiba
Jiddah african child.                  Katwe market
Life eternal.                                 Mackay Primary school Natete

Any win with a 2 goal margin is awarded 4 points and this targets to motivate teams to play attacking football and unearth more striking talents like its the case with the FUFA U17 league.

The league opened up with two games on Saturday and Sunday,
Saturday, 27/05/2017
Super Bullets lost 5-0 to Sparta 09, and
Zebra béat Makindye SA 1-0

Sunday, 28/05/2017
Jiddah African Child beat KJT 2-0 and
Soccer Stars drew 1-1 with Kasubi Children’s Academy

According to FUFA Youth Football development officer Mutyaba Bashir, Come of the objectives of this league are

1. Promote Youth Football development at regional level
2. Promote regular training and competition for youth teams in the academy set up
3. Develop high standard Junior league for talented players identified in various youth competitions
4. Develop effective scouting and talent identification program in the 8 FUFA regions
5. Expose talented players to structured and standard training right from an early age
6. Control age cheating by capturing data of players at an early age
7. Create a database of Youth players and Coaches
8. Use the U15 league to scout players for the FUFA juniors league U17 among others.

Action resumes today Sunday 4th June with 4 games on the cards.
Life Enternal vs Soccer Stars
Mackay Primary Sch. Natete

Sparta 09 vs Zebra
Uganda Martyrs Rubaga

Kasubi Childrens Academy vs Jiddah African Child

KJT vs Super Bullets
Nakivubo Blue


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