EASS Games: Masaka Crowned Champions
Masaka Secondary School are the champions of the 14th edition of East Africa secondary school (EASS) football boys. Masaka defeated Alliance high school 4-3 in penalties following a thrilling two all draw in normal time.Julius Kazibwe opened the scoring early in the 19th minute before Fred Kasongo and Athanas Mdamula staged a comeback and early first half win for Alliance. Kazibwe came back and completed his brace with an equaliser six minutes into the second half.
Masaka, now the first team, other than Kitende, to win the trophy in nine years takes over from St. Mary’s Kitende who incidentally crashed them 3-0 in to take the national Copa coca cola trophy. Kitende lost 1-0 to Alliance in semis and were subsequently banned for one year because of indiscipline.
Gitega from Burundi picked bronze.
However, St. Mary’s didnt go home empty handed as the girls’ team won the netball and basketball titles.
Kitende (UG) 52-18 Exodus (UG)
ES Mukingi (RW) 22-18 Gombe (UG)
BASKET BALL GIRLS
Kitende (UG) 74-56 Shimba HillS (KE)
Alliance (Tz) 3-4 (2-2) Masaka
1. St. Antony (ke)
2. St. Charles, Kasasa (Ug)
3. Narok Boys (Ke)
4. Ntare School (Ug)
5. Lenana School (Ke)
6. St. Mary’s, Kisubi (Ug)
1. SInyolo (Ke)
2. Trans Nzoia (Ke)
3. kerugoya (Ke)
4. Kakungulu Memorial (Ug)
5. City High (Ug)
6. Old Kampala (Ug)
Masaka ss celebrating after winning UMEA trophy.