When Tanzania scored the equalizer it was cancelled on grounds that one of the players was offside. The players first attacked one of the assistant referees whom they accused of frustrating their scoring chances.
The tournament, which had been since suspended for the past 18 months following the covid19 pandemic outbreak in 2020 resumed on Saturday and attracted 21 rugby football clubs from majorly Mbale, Jinja and Soroti.
Lady Doves lost the FWSL title to Kawempe during the 2018/2019 season as both sides presented the much-needed rhythm to excel to the finals. Lady Doves ‘suffered a thigh injury during the first half of the quarter-final match. Ikwaput, who currently prides in seven goals earned from four games, has been earmarked as the club’s matchmaker due to her speed in getting the ball into their opponents' nets.
Speaking to URN at their final training session at the Jinja based Dams water stadium on Friday evening, the Jinja Hippos, said they acquired the necessary skills and tips to win their remaining fixtures.
Alex Isabirye, the caretaker coach of Kyetume FC admits that they have internal challenges, which are frustrating his team from winning. He, however, says the responsible stakeholders are drafting the necessary solutions needed to better their performance.
Shaka Ssozi, who came in as a second-half substitute scored Busoga United’s FC lone goal in the 56th, minute. MYDA’s Assistant Coach, James Kasirye blamed their loss on the six injured players who are still undergoing medical reviews.
Edward Kazibwe, the Villa Coach says that after one of their players was sent off the pitch, they devised means of making more substitutes like Salim who converted the available chances into a goal and eventually secured them three points from the away game.
“We invited 30 players from different schools and selected football clubs all over the country, with most of them lacking match experience but after this one- week training am sure they can hustle all the tasks ahead of them,” she said.