USSSA Ball Games II 2023: Standard High, Academy of St. Lawrence Shine As Beach Soccer Games Kick Off

Beach soccer games at the Uganda secondary schools national ball games II kicked off on Tuesday at St. Mary’s College Rushoroza beach soccer grounds in the western district of Kasese.

There are eleven schools taking part in the beach soccer games, with five competing in the girls’ category.

The Academy of St. Lawrence set the showdown rolling with a 6-1 win over St. Lawrence Horizon Campus. Melissa Namukwaya and Diana Kyabwe scored a combined four goals, each with a brace. Elizabeth Namajja and Tushabe Kirabo saw the net once to make Ruth Yeko’s goal for the Horizon campus just a mere consolation as the Academy marched to victory with ease.

Shamma High School also proved too strong for their counterparts from Mukono Kings High School. It was a 4-2 win for the girls from Mityana.

Peace Muduwa was the star of the match with two goals to her name. Tabitha Nadunga and Valeria Nalunga joined the scoring party with a goal apiece, but Aidah Namuwonge and Zubedah Chandiru struck back for the Mukono side but their efforts were just too little to overturn the game.

Hosts St. Mary’s College Rushoroza nosedived at home as they lost 6-5 to Paris Praise of St. Lawrence in the boys’ category. The latter’s goals were scored by Joshua Ogwal Otim (Hattrick), Joe Niyigaba (brace) and Wani Obuto.

Edwin Twebaze (brace), Frederick Munezero, Isaac Ainamaani and Joshua Manzi made sure the hosts put up a strong fight.

And they however won their second outing 4-1 over London College of St. Lawrence. Twebaze shone again with two goals, Munezero was also on target before Elijah Natukunda sealed the three points.

Standard High School Zzana (STAHIZA) showed they are not only good at football, but at beach soccer too. They came out 6-3 winners at London College.

Dyson Nsaasira was their hero with a hattrick, Latif Simaluulu, Griphine Kawere and Almahad Bin-Umar added a goal each for STAHIZA. London College got their goals through Henry Mugume, Samuel Nsubuga and William Lam.

Academy of St. Lawrence was the biggest winner, beating Cream Land Campus of St. Lawrence 9-4. Churchhill Kyomuhendo announced himself with four goals which were supplemented by strikes from Norman Wamimbi, Isaac Dauda, Jackson Baguma and Joseph Katongole for the Academy. Johnson Feta, Morris Ndauti Kimani, Samuel Amos Matata and Emmanuel Dhioler scored for Cream Land.

Matches will continue on Wednesday with two games in the girls’ category and a couple of fixtures in the boys’

Match Day 1 Results.

Tuesday July 11, 2023

USSSA Ball Games II 2023.

Beach Soccer – Girls

St. Lawrence Horizon Campus 1-6 Academy of St. Lawrence

Shamma High School 4-2 Mukono Kings High School


Paris Praise of St. Lawrence 6-5 St. Mary’s College Rushoroza

London College of St. Lawrence 3-6 STAHIZA

Academy of St. Lawrencce 9-4 Cream Land Campus of St. Lawrence

St. Mary’s College Rushoroza 4-1 London College of St. Lawrence.

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