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Acholi province netted five goals against 3 managed by Bukedi in the penalty shootout. Tito Okello, Alfred Onek, Richardson Asaba, Moses Okot and Oola scored for the home side while Disan Galiwango, Frank Kalanda and David “Colgate” Owori netted for Bukedi province.
Acholi province singing Acholi Anthem few minutes before the match kick off ( Fufa)
Acholi Province is the champion of the 2019 FUFA drum tournament. Acholi province emerged champions after defeating Bukedi Province on penalty shootouts following a goal less draw in full time during the finals played at Akii Bua memorial Stadium in Lira town on Tuesday afternoon. 

Acholi province netted five goals against 3 managed by Bukedi in the penalty shootout. Tito Okello, Alfred Onek, Richardson Asaba, Moses Okot and Oola scored for the home side while Disan Galiwango, Frank Kalanda and David “Colgate” Owori netted for Bukedi province.

Acholi province bagged Shillings 32 million as the total prize money while Bukedi province bagged Shillings 15 million. Tito Okello from Acholi Province bagged the prize for top scorer with eight goals while Bronson Nsubuga from Lango Province was decorated most valuable player. 

Derrick Emukule from Bukedi Province was decorated best goalkeeper while Geoffrey Akena, the head coach of Acholi Province was awarded best coach.  Akena described their victory as perfect and exciting. Abbey Bogere Kikomeko, the head coach Bukedi province, said they did their best but there is always one winner. 

Rodgers Byamukama, the FUFA drum chairperson congratulated the 16 provinces that participated in the second edition of the tournament, saying the initiative aims at promoting unity, identifying talents and providing a platform to talented youths to showcase their skills. 

He congratulated Lango Province for hosting this year's quarter finals, semifinals and finals. The other provinces included Lango, Buganda, West Nile, Ankole, Tooro, Karamoja, Bugisu and Busoga among others. Buganda Province won the first edition of Fufa Drum tournament.