The excitement is palpable as the ‘Road to Kigali’ draws nearer for the old boys of the Ntare Lions League. With just a couple of weeks left until the grandest of finales at Ntare School Rebero, Rwanda, anticipation is reaching fever pitch among football enthusiasts.
The recent semi-finals held at the Kampala Quality Complex showcased a thrilling display of skill and determination, setting the stage for an epic showdown on March 10th. Sponsored by Guinness, the league has been a beacon of excitement throughout the season, with the semi-finals offering a glimpse of what’s to come.
Nshera and Omujuma emerged as the frontrunners in the semi-finals, dominating the top positions on the leaderboard. With Nshera leading at an impressive 44 points overall and Omujuma closely behind at 41 points, the competition is heating up. However, the Machandos, currently in third place, are still in contention for the coveted trophy.
Moses Aine, Ex-president of Ntare Lions League, commended all teams for their dedication and consistency, expressing excitement for the upcoming season finale. “The greatest bit about the league is that it continues to be a unifying force in the community, bringing people together in so many ways,” he remarked.
Guinness, the proud sponsor of the Ntare Lions League, has played a crucial role in enhancing the fan experience throughout the season. Roy Tumwizere, Brand Manager for Guinness, reiterated the brand’s commitment to the league, promising an extraordinary experience for fans in Kampala and beyond.
Off the pitch, Guinness curated a sensational experience for fans, with entertainment provided by the Vipi Band post-matches. The electrifying atmosphere drew the attention of football fans, players, and the community, culminating in a night of celebration and camaraderie.
As Season 14 of the Ntare Lions League reaches its pinnacle, the countdown to the grand finale in Kigali intensifies. Football lovers can expect a memorable celebration of 10 years and 14 seasons of this premier old boys’ soccer league, honoring the rich heritage of Ntare School and its alumni.