By Our Reporter
Young Elephant FC beat Black Tiger Wilacic FC by 2-0 to win this year’s TotalEnergies EP Uganda Nwoya Mini-League final held at Anaka Primary School playground on Saturday.
The success for Young Elephant FC made them receive a prize sponsorship award to the Fifth Division of the 2023 Federation of Uganda Football Association (FUFA) League.
This is the first time that Young Elephant FC is winning the Mini-League title.
Lions Power FC took the third place in the League after beating Stallion FC in a penalty shoot-out in the losers’ match after a two all-draw in play time.
Christopher Ocowun, the Public Relations Coordinator for TotalEnergies EP Uganda who congratulated the finalists of the Mini-League tournament on the great show of talent, expressed their continued support to identify and enhance the visibility and potential of talented youth.
The League which resumed this month following a brief halt due to COVID-19 comprised 16 clubs selected from all the sub-counties in the district.
It was undertaken in partnership with Nwoya district Football Association and FUFA.
Other teams that participated in the League include Lisbon FC, Rainbow FC, Galaxy FC, Utoda FC, Nwoya United FC, WII Got FC, Labala FC, The Cranes FC, Northern Rock FC, Kinene Young FC, The Eagles FC, and The Golden Memory FC.
In addition to the sponsorship deal to the winning team, additional prizes given out included a bull, goats, medals, sports regalia, and certificates to the First Runner-up Black Tiger and Second Runner-up Lions Power FC.
Man of the Match (Finals) – Ayella Morris, Young Elephant FC
Best Goalkeeper – Anthony Mathias, Young Elephant FC
Best young talent – Jeremy Rwothomio, Wi Got FC
Most Disciplined Team – Kinene Young Generation FC
Best player – Ayella Morris, Young Elephant FC
Top scorer – Ayella Morris, Young Elephant FC
Best Midfielder – Ocora Joel, Black Tiger Wilacic FC
Best Defender – Oluba Joel, Black Tiger Wilacic FC
All teams and individual players also received certificates.