In a thrilling display of skill and determination, the Uganda Civil Aviation Authority (UCAA) once again demonstrated their supremacy at the highly anticipated FUFA Corporate Tournament, successfully defending their championship title in the 2023 edition held on a memorable Saturday.
Their performance on the field was nothing short of outstanding, as they remained unbeaten throughout the tournament, clinching victory in three games and securing draws in the other three.
This year’s tournament boasted the participation of seven teams, adding an extra layer of competitiveness to the event.
The matches were fiercely contested in a round-robin format, creating an electrifying atmosphere that kept fans on the edge of their seats.
Despite a somewhat sluggish start that witnessed Civil Aviation Authority drawing their initial three games, their resilience and determination came to the fore as they bounced back spectacularly, seizing victory in the remaining three encounters.
The National Population Council (NPC) emerged as formidable contenders, securing the second position with an impressive tally of eleven points, while Stanbic Uganda Cup claimed the third spot with a commendable nine points, contributing to the overall intensity and excitement of the competition.
Individual excellence was also celebrated during the tournament, with Julius Kafuluma, representing Vision Group, being honored as the Most Valuable Player, a testament to his exceptional skills and contribution to his team’s success.
Aben Shafik from the National Population Council earned the prestigious title of the best goalkeeper, showcasing remarkable agility and expertise in guarding the net.
Kenneth Majara, a key player from the Civil Aviation Authority, proudly emerged as the top scorer, consistently finding the back of the net with precision.
The triumphant UCAA team was rightfully rewarded for their exceptional performance, receiving a well-deserved trophy as a symbol of their championship victory.
In addition to the coveted trophy, they were also adorned with medals to commemorate their achievement, and they walked away with a substantial cash prize of five million shillings, further solidifying their dominance in this thrilling sporting event.