Amus College-Bukedea are the new national champions for Fresh Dairy Secondary Schools girls football.
They beat the 2022 champions who also double as FEASSSA St. Noa Girls Secondary School-Zana by 1-0 in the final held at Kakyeka Stadium in Mbarara.
Opisa Shayline left it late for Amus College with a stunner to shoulder her side to their historical first national title.
Amus College-Bukedea eliminated Mukono Parents by 4-2 in penalties after a goalless normal time draw in the Semi-final.
The Bukedea based Amus College defied all odds to beat Kawempe Muslim Secondary School by 10-9 in the quarter-final. The normal time ended in a 1-all draw.
Counterparts St. Noa beat Sacred Hearts SS by 2-0 at the same stage the quarter-final stage before their 2-0 win against Rines High School in the Semi-final.
This becomes St. Noa’s second national final loss. They lost the their first ever final to all time champions Kawempe Muslim by 5-4 after penalties following a goalless normal time draw in the 2019 edition held at Mbale Municipal Stadium.
In 2022, St. Noa under tactician Jimmy Mukubya beat Kawempe Muslim by 1-0 in Gulu to win their first ever national trophy.
Burundian student Erycca Kanamunyeza scored the all important goal of the game.
They are also the Federation of East African Secondary Schools Sports Association (FEASSSA) football reigning champions.
They beat Kenyan side Wiyeta by 2-1 in the final. Kabene Sylvia and Erica Kanyamuneza scored St.Noa’s two goals in the final.