The 23rd edition of the Copa Coca-Cola schools tournament will be hosted by Duhaga SS in Hoima district from April 25 to May 9.
However, this year’s championship qualifiers kicked off in different parts of the country and some regional representatives have emerged. In Wakiso district, Standard High School Zana and Buddo SS both failed to qualify for the national finals.
Wakiso district final will be played this afternoon between St Mary’s Kitende and St Julian HS. Also through to the main tournament is Risah Academy and surprise package, London College, from Nasansa. In the first semifinals yesterday, Kitende beat London College 2-0 while St. Julian and Risah were still playing the other semifinal tie.
The Teso region representatives are Sironko Progressive, who beat Masaba SS 1-0 in the finals played last Saturday in Mbale. Masaba and Mbale Progressive will be the other Teso representatives. The Acholi region will be represented by St Joseph College Layibi, Monsignor Antonio Vignato SS and Kitgum High School.
The finals for Western Region are set for this Saturday at Buhinga stadium in Fort Portal. West Nile region will be represented by Sunrise SS as regional champions while Masaka region will be playing for the top three slots immediately after the Umea schools tournament that is due to kick off today April 1 until April 6.
Over 60 secondary schools from different parts of the country will contest for the top honour in the finals set for April 25 to May 9. Elsewhere, Sunrise SS will represent West Nile as regional champions.
Source : The Observer