Football

Slums Derby: Big Talent, Everton UG Crowned Champions

Sunday, May 19
Boys U13: Soccer Stars 0(2)-0(3) Big Talent
Girls U13: Everton UG 0(7)-0(6) G-3

Big Talent and Everton UG are the 2019 Watoto Wasoka – Slums derby champions.

The seventh edition climaxed on Sunday after two days of epic action at Kazo playgrounds, Kampala.

Big Talent, owned by popularly artiste Edirisa ‘Eddy Kenzo’ Musuuza, needed penalty shootouts to overcome a resolute Soccer Stars after nothing separated both teams in normal time.

Action at Kazo

Big Talent and Soccer Stars had eliminated Super Heroes and Mydel respectively at the semifinals stage.

In the girls category, Everton UG beat G-3 in penalties to clinch the crown. The side had eliminated Sparta-09 and MUHISCO to reach the finals.

It should be noted that the seventh edition attracted 96 boys and 17 girls team in total.

Coach giving instructions to the future stars.

The seven aside tournament started in 2013, and is much credited for giving birth to Keziron Kizito, Ashraf Mugume, Steven Sserwadda, Joshua Okiror, Mustafa Kiiza, Moses Waiswa among others.

Sparta FC won the first edition in 2013, Super Heroesa and KJT are some of the other teams that have also won the previous editions.

Brian Kawalya

Brian Kawalya

Chief Sports Writer
Brian Kawalya is an Award winning Journalist, Director and Chief Sports Writer of The-SportsNation, covering top events and breaking some of the biggest stories.
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