By Deo Wasswa
20 teams are set to battle for the second edition of Kabira country club football tournament due to take place on 31st march 2019 at Kabira play ground in Bukoto.
The twenty teams are, Kabira country club, Harsh security A and B, Kitunga Almini, Yali Uganda, premier advertising, Pan Africa FC, Hisense, Top bloggers Uganda, dream chasers, Pink Tie,Marcos legends,Speak Hotel,Bishop FC,Team A, Kings way,MLS FC,FUFA FM, Team ProZone and Falcon FC.
Speaking at the launch of the tournament, The Kabira country club general, Rakesh Hurrychurn has noted that the tournament aim at promoting foot ball, nature talents, promoting physical fitness as well as establishing good networking among the participants.
According to him, the winner will go home with one million shillings, medals and a trophy well as those in second and third place will bag 500.000 and 300.000 respectively.
Speaking at the same, the marketing executive director at Federation of Uganda Football Association (FUFA) Esther Musoke, has note that as FUFA they are happy to be part of the tournament.
‘’Such tournament is a good platform and opportunity for football players who don’t hold FUFA licenses to showcase their talents, Musoke said.
Mosoke has also released the rules and regulations that will run the tournament which among include, Each team will be required to provide 6 players on the pitch and will be playing in four groups, Players holding FUFA license will not be allowed to participate in the tournament, Each game shall be played for two halves of not more than five(5) minutes each.
Team prozone is the defending champion following a 1-0 win against Victoria university last year.