By Our Reporter
All is set for the Busoga Cup finale which is slated for Saturday, 17th September.
Amin Bbosa, the Sports Minister of Busoga Kingdom has revealed that the finals, 3rd and 4th place matches will be played at the Kyabazinga stadium Bugembe. The losers’ match will kick off at 1 pm whereas the final match between Kigulu FC and Bukhooli-Namayingo FC shall be played at 3 pm.
VIP ticket goes out at Uganda shillings 20,000 on a first come first serve basis since the number will be limited.
Bosa further revealed that the winning team will walk away with Uganda shillings 10 million and a trophy, the first runners up Ugx.7 million, the second runners up Ugx.5 million and the fourth Ugx.3 million.
Meanwhile, ordinary tickets to the finale have been discounted. This was announced by John Paul Okwi, the MTN Uganda Sponsorship, and Events manager.
“The Busoga Cup football tournament has been an exciting one this year. To ensure that more people get access to the final match, MTN has decided to discount the ordinary tickets from Ugx.5,000/= to Ugx.3,000/= for the fans who will pay through MTN MoMo. We are delighted to be part of an initiative that is making His royal highness William Gabula Nadiope IV the Kyabazinga of Busoga proud. Come in big numbers and let’s enjoy football,” Okwi said.
This year’s edition of the Busoga Cup Tournament so far has a total of 92 goals scored, 113 yellow cards, and 4 red cards across 42 matches. The season’s highest scorer is Waiswa Kasango Arajabu from Bugabula.
This edition has also seen Busoga unite and more talents discovered. Bugabula and Bugembe have seen most of their players join Jinja North United a big-league team and many more players from different Masaza teams are being hunted by regional teams as they prepare for the 2022/2023 season.