Coronation Day: Guard of Honour For Vipers, Mawejje To Be Honoured

Saturday 21st May -Final Match day.

*BUL FC vs SC Villa – Bugembe
*KCCA FC Vs Wakiso Giants – Lugogo
*Vipers Vs Police FC – Kitende
*UPDF FC Vs Onduparaka – Bombo
*Arua Hill Vs Express FC – Arua
*Tooro United Vs URA FC – Buhinga

*Busoga United Vs Gaddafi FC- Kakindu Stadium.
*Bright Stars Vs Mbarara City – Kavumba

There will be a guard of Honour as league Champions Vipers by Police FC players when the Venoms make their way to the pitch for their last game of the 2021/22 Uganda Premier league season at Kitende.

The Venoms, who are currently on top with 68 points won the league with four games to spare this season.

And party at Kitende is expected to start as early as midday as the Venoms await to receive their fifth league title.

Against Police FC, they will be seeking to climax their fruitful season in style and infront of their home fans at Kitende.

Although, the club will miss striker Cesar Manzoki who has since been discharged from hospital after he was stretchered off against Mbarara City in Uganda Cup.

Tonny Mawejje Retires

But another major highlight for this game will be the last competitive game for Police FC Captain Tonny Mawejje.

As a way of recognising his great contributions to the league, the Federation has set key moments in this game to remember the legend.

In the 6th minute, the referee shall temporarily stop the game to accord a standing a ovation to the Police FC Captain. Fans will be alerted to observe the moment and play shall continue there after.

The sixth minute has been chosen because it’s Mawejje’s iconic shirt number.

Furthermore, Mawejje will receive a plaque from the Fufa president and this will be done just before the medal awarding ceremony.

It has been a great a career for Mawejje both at the national team and at different clubs he has played for here in Uganda and abroad.

On the national team, he was a key member as the Cranes qualified for the AFCON finals in 2017, to break the 39 year jinx.

But at the time of his retirement, his side, Police FC were relegated to the Big league but he will feel proud that his efforts have been recognized on the last day.

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