Kawempe Muslim Overthrown as National Ball Game Champions

Kawempe Muslim Secondary School, the seven-time champions of the National Secondary Schools Ball Games have failed to defend their title after losing to Mukono High School.

The two teams played to a goalless stalemate before heading for post-match penalties to determine the final winner.

15-year old Vanessa Karungi, Mukono High School’s goalkeeper turned savior during the finals saving two penalties in the game played at Kabale Police barracks grounds.

Karungi is a daughter to former Education Minister Jessica Alupo.

She ended the toney without conceding any goal during normal playtime, recording 8 clean sheets.

Among the other games played, Namilyango College emerged winners in boys’ Rugby, Kibuli SS won boys’ basketball and Boys’ Lawn Tennis while Mbogo High won table tennis for both boys and girls.

St. Mary’s Kitende won girls’ basketball, Kibuli SS won Badminton for boys and Mbogo High won Badminton for girls.

Ntare School won Hockey for boys while Kakungulu Memorial won Hockey for Boys.


Moses Kayigwa