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FUTSAL: 2021 Super League gets befitting kick-off with goal galore

Futsal Super League 2021 (Match Day 1):

Albert Nile Group:

  • KJT 7-11 Big Talent
  • Mengo 8-2 Aidenal SOSA

Victoria Nile Group:

  • Synergy 4-3 Kabowa Yeak
  • Park 4-4 Kisenyi

Match day one of 2021 Futsal Super League was held at the virgin confine of the Old Kampala Sports Arena on Saturday, 1st May.

With four matches played in both the Albert Nile and Victoria Nile groups where a total of 43 goals were scored.

The Big Talent versus Kampala Junior Team (KJT) encounter produced the most goals scored, 18, for both side with Big Talent winning 11-7 to go top of the Albert Nile group.

Shafic Ssali (5) and a hat-trick apiece from Farouk Tumwesigye and Faizal Wabyoona leading the way for the debutants.

There are two groups; Victoria Nile and Albert Nile for the 2021 Futsal Super League

KJT had their goals from Yunusu Kezimbira (3) and a goal apiece from Francis Jurua, Billy Nkata, Geofrey Nvule and former Uganda Cranes international, Dan Wagaluka.

Mengo condemned Aidenal SOSA 8-2 and are now second on the log.

Henry Stuart Kafuluma (hat-trick), Najibu Muwonge, Geofrey Athuairwe, Huzaifah Kawesi and George Vasco Okechi found the goals for Mengo.

Aidenal SOSA’s only two goals were netted by Morris Makanga and Dennis Kalanzi.

Masuudi Kafumbe in action

Victoria Nile Group:

Newcomers Synergy out-witted Kabowa Yeak 4-3 in a closely contested duel.

Musa Kazibwe, Sulaiman Kimbugwe, Frank Yuga and Sabir Yasin scored for Synergy.

Buddu Ssaza team play-maker Jovan Mawejje, Bruno Ssegirinya and Abdul Swaburu Mugenyi scored the three goals for Kabowa Yeak.

Synergy is now top of the Victoria Nile Group since the other group game between Park and Kisenyi ended in a stalemate, following a 4-all clash.

Sam Kalyango (brace), Kevin Obua and Junior Abbas netted for Park.

Shafiq Avemah (fresh from the Somalia Premier League), AliIbrahim Abdukadir and Hussein Abdala  Sadam (two goals) replied for Kisenyi.

The Old Kampala Sports Arena hosted match day 1, and so will be the venue for the rest of the season, unless otherwise

Big Talent’s Shafic Ssali leads the top scorer’s charts with 5 goals.

Futsal Association Uganda (FAU) chairman Hamza Jjunju is excited that the super league kicked off as he anticipates a great season ahead.

“We are excited that the Futsal Super League finally kicked off amidst the Coronavirus Pandemic. Last season, we cancelled the league and most of our competitions like the super cup and Uganda Cup. We are hopefully that this year round we progress smoothly.” Jjunju stated.

Match day two will be played on Saturday, 8th May 2021 at the same venue, kicking off by 10 AM.

Top Scorers:

  • Shafic Ssali (Big Talent) – 5
  • Farouk Tumwesigye (Big Talent) – 3
  • Yunusu Kezimbira (KJT) – 3
  • Stuart Henry Kafuluma (Mengo) – 3
  • Sam Kalyango (Park) – 2
  • Morris  Makanga (Aidenal SOSA) – 2
  • Sadam Abdala Hussein (Kisenyi) – 2
Faizal Wabyoona, a Uganda Hippos player captained Big Talent Futsal Club

*All Images by Futsal Association Uganda (FAU)