May 20, 2014

Kira Clinch 2013/14 Beach Soccer National League

Kira Young Beach Soccer football club won the 2013/14 national beach soccer crown at Lido beach resort on Sunday. They beat Nkumba Select 7 – 6 in a tense but thrilling finale watched by a mammoth gathering.

The 2013/14 national beach soccer winners Kiira Young. PHOTO John Batanudde
The 2013/14 national beach soccer winners Kiira Young. PHOTO John Batanudde

Patrick Kaddu will never forget a memorable day on the sand as he single handedly notched 5 goals.

They were supplemented by a brace from Ashadu Bugembe, often used as a goal keeper in the team’s set up that plays in the FUFA Super league.

Kiira also plays in the FUFA Super league. PHOTO John Batanudde
Kiira also plays in the FUFA Super league. PHOTO John Batanudde

Nkumba Select’s Roch Somoka, utilized this last fixture of the season to climber the tally of his personal goals with a quadruple to finish top of all scorers in the entire season with 30 goals on his personal account.

Diminutive striker, Allan Zirimenya and team skipper Douglas Muganga got the other goals for Nkumba Select to finish as runners up on their debut season.

In the third place place off match, MUBS beat Real Galacticos 4 – 2. Brian Nkuubi got a brace before Benson Ocen and Peter Kasujja notched one apiece.

Fans on Sunday thronged Lido beach resort in big numbers. PHOTO John Batanudde
Fans on Sunday thronged Lido beach resort in big numbers. PHOTO John Batanudde

Richmond strikers survived the jaws of relegation after overcoming Zai Plaza 6 – 2.

Crown Beverages under the Pepsi brand sponsored the league organized by Uganda Beach Soccer Association (UBSA) under the close supervision of the football ruling body in the country, FUFA.

Awards
MVP: John Revita (Real Galacticos)
Best Goalie: Arnold Matanda (Kira Young)
Top Scorer: Roch Somoka (Nkumba Select) – 30 goals
Best Coach: Harunah Kebba (Kira Young)

The cheerleaders have provided much excitment all season. PHOTO John Batanudde
The cheerleaders have provided much excitment all season. PHOTO John Batanudde

The cheerleaders have provided much excitment all season. PHOTO John
The cheerleaders have provided much excitment all season. PHOTO John

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