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Uganda starts ISF World Cup with a bang

Uganda teams at the Internal School Sports Federation (ISF) World Schools Football Cup in Dalian City, China, started their campaign on a promising note with hopes of finishing on the podium.

Bukedea Comprehensive School, Amus College School and their women’s team have recorded positive results in their first two matches, except for the St Mary’s College Kisubi (SMACK) men’s team, who are yet to taste victory.

Amus College School women's team (red) takes on Brazil

Amus College School women’s team (red) takes on Brazil

Bukedea Comprehensive School was the big winner, beating Brazil 2-0 on Monday and Turkmenistan 6-0 in the opening match, to take over Group F with maximum points.

Godfrey Ssekibengo, who together with Martin Kibirige scored the goals that silenced Brazil, leads Bukedea’s scoring chart with 2, along with Elvis Ssekajugo, whose double counted in the 6-0 thrashing of Turkmenistan on Sunday.

Amus College Women's Team and Uganda Team Officials Celebrate

Amus College Women’s Team and Uganda Team Officials Celebrate

Amus College School drew 0-0 against Benin in Group G on Monday to take 4 points after beating Chinese Taipei 7-2, where Davis Busulwa (3), Osamah Bakoole, Shafiq Wasangwa and Bashir Mansur scored the goals.

St Mary’s College Kisubi (SMACK), which lost 6-3 to New Zealand in its first match on Sunday, still lost 5-0 to Saudi Arabia in its second Group E match and must come back against England and Hungary in its final matches of the group. but I already have positives in Noel Agasha, Elvin Ashaba and Aaron Ampe, who scored against New Zealand.

In the women’s category, Edna Wanda scored a brace to lead Amus College School to a thrilling 2-2 draw against Brazil to reach 4 points in Group C.

Wanda’s brace takes her tally to 4 goals in two games, after her brace, plus Shalom Ikalakala’s goal, led Amus to a brilliant 3-2 opening win against Nigeria on Sunday.

The event that began on Sunday and attracted more than 40 teams from 40 countries will end on Sunday, May 26.

The championship originates from the ISF World Schools Championship (WSC) and has been organized for the last 27 years of the ISF’s 50 years of existence and is organized to reform ISF football events to help athletes balance sport and education.

ISF Schools WC Results

Children

Bukedea Integral 2 Brazil 0

Amus 0 Benin 0

Saudi Arabia 5 SMACK 0

Amus 7 Chinese Taipei 2

New Zealand 6 SMACK 3

Bukedea 6 Turkmenistan 0

Girls

Fun 2 Brazil 2

Amus 3 Nigeria 2

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