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Nkumba University Master Victory Over UCU to Secure First Ever Title

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  • As they lifted the trophy aloft, amidst cheers and applause, Nkumba University embarked on a new chapter in their sporting journey, their triumph serving as a source of inspiration for future generations of footballers and reaffirming their status as a force to be reckoned with in the world of university football.
  • The journey to the pinnacle of university football had been arduous, fraught with challenges and obstacles, but Nkumba University emerged triumphant, etching their name in the annals of sporting history with a display of footballing excellence that will be remembered for years to come.

Nkumba University celebrated a historic triumph as they clinched their inaugural Pepsi University Football League trophy by overpowering former titans Uganda Christian University (UCU).

In a thrilling showdown hosted at the MTN Omondi Stadium, Lugogo, the Entebbe-based squad emerged victorious with a commanding 3-1 triumph over their Mukono-based adversaries.

Nkumba University orchestrated a first-half spectacle that saw them dominate the scoreboard with three sensational goals, sealing their path to championship glory. Kennedy Ssebaduka, Ismael Lubega, and Isaac Musuga emerged as the protagonists of the day, etching their names in the annals of university football history with their stellar performances in the highly anticipated final.

However, the match was not devoid of dramatic turns, as UCU suffered a setback early in the game when their goalkeeper, John Collins Wesonga, received a red card in the 22nd minute for an infringement that saw him handle the ball outside the penalty area.

In a display of resilience and determination, Nkumba University demonstrated their prowess on the field, capitalizing on their numerical advantage to assert dominance and secure the coveted trophy.

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The jubilant scenes that followed echoed the culmination of Nkumba’s relentless pursuit of football excellence, marking a significant milestone in their sporting journey.

While Nkumba University basked in the glory of their triumph, their adversaries, UCU, were left to reflect on a valiant effort that fell short in the face of formidable opposition.

Despite the defeat, UCU’s legacy in the Pepsi University Football League remains illustrious, with their previous triumph in 2019 serving as a testament to their prowess on the football pitch.

As the final whistle blew and confetti filled the air, Nkumba University stood tall as deserving champions, their triumph a testament to the dedication, skill, and teamwork that propelled them to victory.

The journey to the pinnacle of university football had been arduous, fraught with challenges and obstacles, but Nkumba University emerged triumphant, etching their name in the annals of sporting history with a display of footballing excellence that will be remembered for years to come.

For the players, coaches, and supporters of Nkumba University, the joy of victory was unparalleled, a culmination of years of hard work, sacrifice, and unwavering belief in their abilities.

As they lifted the trophy aloft, amidst cheers and applause, Nkumba University embarked on a new chapter in their sporting journey, their triumph serving as a source of inspiration for future generations of footballers and reaffirming their status as a force to be reckoned with in the world of university football.

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