Kids of Arua Shine In City Tyres Chenga U-14

patient geneva; font-size: small; line-height: 200%;”>The Arua regional finals were played at Arua Public primary school playground on Saturday.

Earlier, Kids of Arua had eliminated Koboko 1-0 in the semifinals with a solitary strike from Francis Echoni and Nebbi also beat Onduparaka Academy on penalties after a goalless draw in normal time.

They won 4-2 to book a final slot with hosts Arua Kids.

Mubarak Kakooza scored for Arua with 3 minutes to full time to send the home fans into jubilations.

Next regional qualifiers on the weekend of May 31, will be hosted in Masaka.


The Kids of Arua now qualify for the national championships due August in Masaka district.

There were 6 teams divided into 2 groups.


Lai Youngsters-Maracha

The kids of Arua



Yumbe Football Academy

Onduparaka Academy

Koboko Kids FC

Group stage results:

Lai Young stars 0-1 Kids of Araua

Yumbe 0-0 Onduparaka

Nebbi 1-0 Lai

Koboko 1-0 Yumbe

Arua 0-0 Nebbi

Koboko 0-1 Onduparaka


Champions Kids of Arua –a trophy and Shs 700,000

Best goalkeeper- Vincent Ondia (Onduparaka Academy)

Best player/MVP- Francis Echon (Kids of Arua)

Youngest player- Ceaser Akua (Onduparaka)

The other 4 teams each got a ball from sponsors City Tyres, runners team Nebbi were awarded with Shs 300,000 and the champions got Shs 700,000.

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