Nile Special launches 5-Aside inter bar football tournament

DAVID GOMBE

Nile Special has launched a 5-Aside inter bar football tournament with the ultimate prize being a European tour with Cameroon’s football legend Samuel Eto’o.

The competition commenced today in Uganda with a competitive game that saw Ex Cranes internationals wallop USPA 6-1 at Kati Kati Restaurant. Some of the former Cranes players that featured were Geoffrey Massa, Fred Tamale and Richard Malinga.

At the launch the Nile Special brand manager Francis Nyende stated

“This is an amateur platform built around friendship and harnessing football as a passion point of many Ugandans. It is more of a social call than a football challenge.”

This platform will help friends to come together over a beer and also enjoy a kick around but with a hug carrot to it which is a European tour with one of Africa’s finest footballer’s Samuel Eto’o.”

Said Nyende.

The tournament will trudge the whole nation starting at the township level where two teams will qualify to the 32 team regional tier. Four teams will qualify for each region to the national finale that will comprise of 16 teams.

The undisputed champion on the national level will compete at the Africa 5-Aside tournament in Tanzania with the overall winner earning a fully paid European tour in company of 2000 and 2002 African Cup of Nations winner Eto’o. At the national finale ladies will also compete with the winner making a trip to Tanzania.

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