Kitende, Kawempe geared for Finals in CAF African Schools Championship

Kitende, Kawempe geared for Finals in CAF African Schools Championship

By Emmanuel Sekago

Finals
Girls; Kawempe (Ug) vs Kenya
Boys; St Marys Kitende (Ug) vs Tanzania
The curtains come down today at the Kasarani Stadium in Nairobi when the CECAFA qualifiers of the CAF African Schools Football Championship concludes with the finals in the boys and girls categories.

In the Girls category the unbeaten team  Kawempe Muslim from Uganda with 10 points will face second placed Kenya in the final.

Kawempe Muslim School

Uganda beat Kenya 1-0 in the final round robin match played on Tuesday with Haira Nabbosa scoring. Uganda had earlier humbled Burundi 4-0 and stopped Rwanda 3-0 to top the log with 10 points.

Before losing to Uganda, the hosts Kenya picked a 2-0 win against Burundi in one of their round robin matches played on Tuesday. Kenya finished second with 9 points, while Tanzania who came third with 7 points will take the bronze medal.

In the boys category Uganda maintained their 100% unbeaten record when they stopped Tanzania 1-0, followed it up with a hard fought 2-1 victory against Kenya and today beating Rwanda 3-1. to storm the finals.

Tanzania who are second on the log with 9 points, three behind table leaders Uganda also registered a 2-0 win against Burundi with Peter Andrew Arbogasti and Juma Mashaka Juma scoring.

However, today the Third placed Kenya with 6 points  has beaten Burundi 1-0 to win the bronze medal and the final will see Uganda representative St Marys- Kitende face off with Tanzania in the afternoon.

Meanwhile, The winners in each category will pocket USD100,000 each, while the second placed teams take USD75,000 each, and the third placed USD50,000 each. The cash prizes through the sponsorship of the Motsepe Foundation will see the top three teams in each category access the funding that will go towards sustaining a development project of their choice.

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