Riham Retain Annual Corporate Beach Soccer Title

Defending champions Harris International emerged winners in the 2016 annual corporate beach soccer tournament that took place on Saturday at Lido beach Entebbe.

In a game that was determined by a coin toss, help Harris International edged past Civil Aviation Authority team A (CAA ‘A’) after a one-all full time draw.

The tournament was graced by 25 teams from different corporate companies and associations including Online Media Publishers Association (OMPA), National Water and Sewerage Corporation (NWSC), Riham, MTN Uganda, Movit, Victoria Engineering, Civil Aviation Authority (CAA), Radiant, CTPH, Kazinga Tours, StarCafe, Royalway Media, NileBreweries, VisionGroup, SMSone among other.

After qualifier games played in four different groups, Vision Group, Kampala water, Movit, MTN, Riham, CAA ‘A’, CAA ‘B’ and league debutants Online Media Publishers (OMPA) made it to the quarter finals.

League debutants OMPA on the field
League debutants OMPA on the field

The Kagwirawo Betting sponsored OMPA had overcome Kazinga Tours in the group stages and proceeded to the quarter finals despite a dismal performance against Vision Group.

State Minister for Tourism, Wildlife and antiquities, Hon Godfrey Kiwanda who was the Guest of Honour, presided over the function.

The tournament organizer Betty Aliba of Perfect Events noted that the gala will be happening twice a year starting 2017.



Harris International 2-0 Victoria Engineering
Victoria Engineering 0-7 Movit
Movit 3-4 Harris International

Vision Group 7-0 On Line Media
Kazinga Tours 1-2 On Line Media
Vision Group 6-1 Kazinga Tours

Uganda Raw Honey 1-5 Kampala Water ‘B’
MTN 2-1 Kampala Water ‘B’
CAA ‘B’ 2-3 MTN

Kampala Water ‘A’ 5 – 0 Conservation for Public
Skin Guard 1-0 Kampala Water ‘A’
CAA ‘A’ 8-0 Conservation for Public
Skin Guard 2-5 CAA ‘A’

Vision Group 3-5 Kampala Water
Movit 5-0 MTN
Harris International 2-1 CAA ‘B’
CAA A 6-1 Online Media

Movit 0-7 CAA ‘A’
Kampala Water 2-4 Harris International

Finals: CAA ‘A’ 1-1 Harris International (Haris International wins after a coin toss)

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