Kitende starts preparations for CAF African Schools Football Championship

Kitende starts preparations for CAF African Schools Football Championship

By Emmanuel Sekago

In an exciting development for the footballing community in Uganda, Cecafa zone champions St Marys Secondary school -Kitende has kicked off preparations for the upcoming CAF African Schools Football Championship final.

St Marys Kitende players with medals

The renowned school, known for its commitment to both academic and sporting excellence, is gearing up to represent Uganda on the continental stage in this prestigious tournament due in Morocco.

Under the watchful eye of dedicated coaches, Kitende’s football team has commenced rigorous training sessions, honing their skills and fine-tuning their strategies for the challenges that lie ahead. The atmosphere at the training grounds is charged with determination and a palpable sense of excitement as the young athletes prepare to showcase their talent on the African footballing platform.

The coaching staff, led by experienced mentor Edward Golola, is leaving no stone unturned in ensuring that the team is well-prepared both physically and tactically. Training drills, tactical sessions, and friendly matches have become integral components of the daily routine as Kitende aims to field a formidable and competitive squad.

The school administration is seriously  providing the necessary resources and support to facilitate the comprehensive preparations. Kitende’s commitment to nurturing both academic and sporting prowess is evident in the investment made to create an environment conducive to the holistic development of these young football talents.

St Marys Kitende after winning the cecafa title in Kenya 1

Excitement is also building within the student body, with fellow students rallying behind the football team with unwavering support. The prospect of representing Uganda in the CAF African Schools Football Championship has united the school in a common cause, fostering a sense of pride and camaraderie.

As the countdown to the championship continues, Kitende’s footballers are not just honing their skills but are also imbibing valuable lessons in teamwork, discipline, and sportsmanship. The tournament promises not only to be a platform for showcasing football talent but also an opportunity for the young athletes to learn and grow through the experience of international competition.

Kitende’s preparations for the CAF African Schools Football Championship underscore the school’s commitment to excellence in all facets of education, including sports. The community eagerly awaits the chance to witness their team make history and bring glory to Uganda on the continental stage.

Meanwhile, In the Boys final, CAF African Schools Football Championship CECAFA qualifiers St Marys Kitende saw off Tanzania 4-2 in a match that was decided in penalty shootouts after a 1-1 draw in full time with Simon Wanyama walking away with  the top scorer’s Award and Achraf Kyakuwa with the best player.

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