KABALE– Bishop Barham University, constituent College of Uganda Christian University in Kabale district were on Sunday crowned the overall winners of Kabale District Guild Leaders Association 2022 tournament (KADGLA).
The tournament is organised annually by an Umbrella of student guild leaders in institutions within Kabale district. However, the tournament was interrupted for two years due to the outbreak of COVID-19 that forced the closure of schools and institutions of higher learning across the country.
This year’s KADGLA tournament started on 16th September with Athletics for both girls and Boys, on 17th participants from institutions of higher learning in Kabale district battled in football, Volleyball and netball for both boys and girls. On 18th they had prepared to play finals but heavy downpour interrupted and caused postponement to 23rd October 2022.
On Sunday, finals were played at Kabale University playground that saw Bishop Barham University boys football team lose to Kabale University Boys football 5:4 after goalless draw of in normal time of the game.
However, the Director of African College of Commerce and Technology (ACCT) Mr Ndemere Adrian who doubles as the patron of Kabale District Guild Leaders Association (KADGLA) declared Bishop Barham University College as the overall winners of the tournament after having the best clean sheets.
Bishop Barham University College won the trophies for girls’ football, girls’ volleyball, and won all athletics. Kabale University won volleyball boys, Netball girls and football boys.
Speaking to www.theinformerug.com shortly after the finals, Mr Habasa Ivan, the University Secretary for Bishop Barham University College applauded players for exhibiting better performance that has put the University to greater heights in sports.
Mr Habasa implored students to develop zeal for sports in order to uplift their talents if they’re to earn from them.
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