Uganda’s Amus College Bukedea and Royal Giants-Mityana registered victories in their openers at the Zonal Qualifiers to the inaugural CAF African Schools Championship.
The tournament started on Friday, the 17th February in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania.
Royal Giant High School (Boys category) started with a 2-0 win in their in Group A opener against hosts Benjamin Mkapa SS of Tanzania.
Enock Bagenda and Thomas Ogema scored the most important goals for the Mityana giants.
Royal Giants was pitted in Group A alongside E.S Sumba (Rwanda), Geda Roble S.S (Ethiopia) and Benjamin Mpaka S.S (Tanzania)
In the girls football side, Uganda’s Amus College, Bukedea wrote a strong statement to win two games on the opening day to storm semi-final stage
The Video Anyawu coached Amus College outclassed Al Jadida of Sudan 0-3 in their opener.
Asia Kakai, Sharom Nabunya and Joan Namungo scored a goal each as the Eastern Uganda giants present a master class show.
In the second engagement, it was a slim 1-0 victory for Amus College against Djibouti’s CEM Baulous to seal a semi-final slot
Champions in either category will represent the CECAFA Zone at the final tournament in April schedule for 7th to 9th April in Morocco.