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She Maroons win 2020/21 FUFA Women Elite League title

FUFA Women Elite League

Final

She Maroons 1-0 Rines SS WFC

Third place playoff

Wakiso Hills 1-2 Bunyaruguru Girls FC

She Maroons FC are the Champions of the 2020/21 FUFA Women Elite League after defeating Rines SS WFC in the final played on Thursday at the FUFA Technical Centre, Njeru.

In a closely contested affair, striker Millicent Namwembe scored the all-important goal to guide the Sentries to success.

The lethal forward struck home in the 75th minute capitalizing from the rebound after goalkeeper Elsie Najjemba had saved initially.

The final was graced by several dignitaries such as FUFA 1st Vice President, Justus Mugisha who was the guest of honour. The others included; FUFA Executive Committee Members Issa Magoola and Chris Kalibbala plus Uganda Women Football Association Chairperson, Margaret Kubingi.

She Maroons showed class throughout the tournament, winning all the six games played, including the final.

Road to the Final

Group D

She Maroons 6-1 EHCOS WFC

She Maroons 2-1 Wakiso Hills WFC

She Maroons 1-0 Lango Queens FC

Quarterfinal

She Maroons 3-1 Ajax Queens

Semi-final

Wakiso Hills 1-2 She Maroons  

Final

She Maroons 1-0 Rines SS WFC

For winning the League title, She Maroons earned a cash prize of UGX 8M while the runners-up Rines SS WFC got UGX 5M.

In the third place playoff, Bunyaruguru Girls overcame Wakiso Hills winning the game 2-1.

Norah Alupo scored a brace for the Rubirizi based outfit to end the tournament with 5 goals.  Wakiso Hills got their consolation through Sarah Namatovu.

Namwembe finished the tournament as the top scorer while her teammate Joan Naggayi was named the Most Valuable Player(MVP).

Elsie Najjemba of Rines SS WFC took the goalkeeper of the tournament accolade while Kataka She were awarded with the Fair Play gong.

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