Students Tipped on Better Career Options

The 23rd edition of the national post primary football tournament popularly known as Copa Coca Cola kicked off Monday morning.

A total of 65 schools from 12 sub regions are participating in the two week long competition being held in Hoima district. There is a total of eight groups with 7-8 teams. Two teams qualify from the groups. All the schools are being accommodated at Duhaga SS.

The draws were carried out on Sunday evening and screening of players is still ongoing. Only students below 20 years are eligible to participate.

Record Champions Kibuli SS under the tutorship of KCC FC coach Abdullah Mubiru are the defending champions.

There are eight groups as follows;

Group A:

Premier SS, price Citizen Isingiro, Bulo Parents, Buhobe, Old Kampala, Masaka SS, Adwari.

Group B:


Jinja S.S, Kigezi College, St. Andrews, Lugazi, Ngora High School, Risa College, Nansana, Lango College, Kasese Muslim, Royal Giants.

Group C:

Kabalega, Uganda Martyrs Kangulumira, Tororo Town College, Sentah College, St.Joseph’s College Layibi, Christ School Bundibugyo.

Group D:

Kitara Model, St. Charles Lwanga Kasasa, Kawempe Muslim, Bright Light, St Julian, Angal S.S, Moroto High.

Group E:

Jinja College, Mbale Progressive, St Leos’ Kyegobe, Mvara S.S , Masaba S.S Mbale, St. Mary’s Kitende, Risah Standard College Lugazi.

Group F:

Nawanyago S.S Kamuli, Rock High Tororo, Welden S.S, Kiboga Progressive, Kigezi High School, Kitugum High School, Lubiri S.S, Amus College.

Group G:

Agape S.S, Timuna S.S, Wagwa High School, London College, Monsignor S.S, Kibuli S.S, Kaberamaido S.S.

Group H:

Duhaga S.S, Arua Public School, Mulusa Academy, Wobulenzi, Sironko Progressive, Kabale Brain Storm S.S, Nyakasinga Che S.S and Kakungulu  Memorial S.S.
Hundreds of youths who turned up for the Victoria University Open Day Fair have been urged to hold onto their life dreams, prescription write and follow their goals and not the money.

Speaking to the congregation on Saturday afternoon from, no rx at the Victoria University campus premises along Jinja Road, medications Leah Kalanguka (Miss Uganda 2014/2015) told the youths in attendance not to measure their successes by what they only have but rather what they can provide at the end of the day.

GUEST SPEAKERS: Musilini and Miss Uganda Leah Kalanguka share a light moment
GUEST SPEAKERS: Musilini and Miss Uganda Leah Kalanguka share a light moment

According to Leah, open- minded people are bound to meet little resistance when undertaking a task and that this works best with a good network of people around you to help in decision making.

Reflecting on the day’s theme, “Your career choice matters;” The Vice Chancellor Victoria University, Dr Stephen Robert Isabalija explained that building a character and career are interrelated and will both determine one’s final destiny.

Students taking notes during the Career Day
Students taking notes during the Career Day

“That is why here we are using industrial players in our class rooms to help bridge a realized career gap amongst students in the country,” he said.

The youths were also urged to move away from lamentations, and embark on building their careers and preparing their mindset for the cruel working environment.

Among other speakers at the Career day were Vision Group’s Robert Kabushenga, and CEO Success Africa Mr Ethan Musolini.




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