May 11, 2014

Kibuli SS Win 9th COPA

Traditional gaints Kibuli Secondary School beat Mvara SS 1-0 to lift the Copa Coca Cola title hosted by St Joseph’s College- Layibi in Gulu District from 26th April – 10th May 2014.

Records champions Kibuli SS celebrate with the 2014 Copa Coca Cola Trophy. Photo: Hassan Kirunda
Records champions Kibuli SS celebrate with the 2014 Copa Coca Cola Trophy. Photo: Hassan Kirunda

The Makindye Division representatives were inspired by a lone 20th minute Farouk Ssentongo goal to clinch their ninth championship before a huge crowd at Pece stadium, Gulu.

Kibuli SS set a new Copa Coca-Cola record in Uganda of winning this coveted trophy for the 9th time ahead of St Mary’s Kitende (7 wins), Kololo SS (3 times), Old Kla SS (2 times), Naggalama Islamic, St Leo’s College, Kyegobe (1), Ngabo Academy, Mbarara (1).

Seven-time champions St Mary’s Kitend were kicked out at the quarterfinals by surprise package Citizen High School. Kitende last lost at the quarterfinals against Toro Progressive Academy 2-1 in 2009 in Fort Portal. In 2010 they lost to Budo SS at semi-finals in Masaka. Heading to Gulu, Kitende had lost their invincibility after they were beaten by Standard High in the semis of the Wakiso qualifiers.

Finals
Kibuli SS 1-0 Mvara SS

Semi finals
Kibuli 1 (6)-(5)1 Citzen
Mvara 2-1 Mehta

CHAMPIONS SINCE 2002

2002 Kibuli
2003 Old Kampala
2004 Kitende
2005 Kibuli
2006 Kitende
2007 Kitende
2008 Kitende
2009 Budo SS
2010 Bishop Nankyama
2011 Kitende
2012 Kitende
2013 Kitende
2014 Kibuli

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