MK@48 Birthday Cup goes to Members of Parliament

MK@48 Birthday Cup goes to Members of Parliament

By Our Reporter

WallnetNews/Kampala—The much anticipated football match between Uganda Peoples’ Defence Forces Generals and Members of Parliament that took place today at Philip Omondi stadium, Lugogo ended with a of 3-1 score in favour of Members of Parliament.

The match “Birthday Cup” that attracted hundreds of fans and supporters was organized as part of activities to mark the 48th birthday celebrations of the Commander Land Forces, Lt Gen Muhoozi Kainerugaba.

Members of Parliament celebrating the win

The football match was opened by the Chief Guest and Deputy Speaker of Parliament together with  Ministers of Defence and Veteran Affairs led by Hon. Vincent Bamulangaki Ssempijja.

Captained by the Chief of Defence Forces Hon Gen Wilson Mbadi, the UPDF team included; Hon Lt Gen Peter Elwelu, Lt Gen Charles Otema, Maj Gen James Birungi, Maj Gen Leopold Kyanda, Maj Gen Francis Okello among other General Officers.

Deputy speaker of parliament Rt. Hon Thomas Tayebwa receiving the trophy on behalf of parliament

By the end of the final whistle, the sole UPDF team goal was scored by the CDF and captain of the team Gen Mbadi while the 3 goals of the MPs were scored by Hon Bwire Sanon with a brace and the other goal was scored by Hon Peter Ogwang.

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