The FUFA junior league will start this weekend on Saturday with one fixture of last season’s runners up KCCA FC SA against Express FC JT at the Muteesa II Stadium, Wankulukuku.
The Junior League, as usual, has been divided into 2 groups, Treble and Hat trick with each group comprising of 8 teams.
After the success of the first 4 seasons (2015-2016, 2016-2017, 2017-2018, 2018-2019), making the first group of the bunch now 20 years. FUFA has embarked on another group of U17 Junior players starting this season.
The Treble group has KCCA FC SA, Maroons FC JT, URA FC JT, Onduparaka FC JT, Police armless brigade, Express FC JT, Wakiso Giants JT, and Bright Stars FC JT
While the Hat trick group has Vipers SC JT, SC Villa Jogoo JT, Kyetume FC JT, Mbarara City FC JT, Busoga United FC JT, Bul FC JT, Tooro United JT, and Proline FC JT.
These groups will be played over 3 rounds.
Round 1 and 2 will be the normal home and away while the 3rd round will be determined and confirmed in accordance with the FUFA Junior’s league and FUFA competitions rule 2019-2020.
The Rule stipulates that the team to host a fixture at the third round shall be determined by
1. The Head to Head criteria
2. Disciplinary record (cautions and send-offs) in the first 2 rounds, and
3. Position of the 1st Division Club at the time the fixtures are released.
The team that holds an advantage as per the rules above shall host the 3rd round fixture.
4 games will be played in each group.
26th October 2019: Express FC JT Vs KCCA SA – Wankuluku.
27th October 2019: Bright Stars FC JT Vs Police armless brigade – Wankuluku.
27th October 2019: Onduparaka FC JT Vs Maroons FC JT – Greenlight Stadium.
27th October 2019: Wakiso Giants FC JT Vs URA – IUIU Girls campus.
27th October 2019: Kyetume FC JT Vs Proline FC SA – Namboole.
27th October 2019: SC Villa Jogoo Vs Bul – Namboole.
27th October 2019: Mbarara City JT Vs Vipers SC JT. – Kakyeeka.
27th October 2019: Tooro United JT Vs Busoga United JT. – St Paul Seminary playground.
BUL FC JT were crowned champions last season after edging KCCA FC SA in Njeru by 3-0.
Reagan Kalyoowa scored a brace and Deo Sentongo scored the 3rd to seal the day.
Sadat Anaku of KCCA FC SA was the Top Scorer with 31 goals, BUL’s Simon Oketch was the MVP, Isack Bewayo (BUL FC) took the golded glove, while Paidah Black angles from West Nile took the fair play award.
2015: Kampala Junior Team.
2015-2016: Vipers SC JT
2016-2017: Soana FC JT
2017-2018: Vipers SC JT
2018-2019: BUL FC JT
Past top scorers
2015-2016: Hamis Tibita (BUL) – 9
2016-2017: Anaku Sadat(KCCA) – 27
2017-2018: Anaku Sadat (KCCA) – 26
2018-2019: Anaku Sadat (KCCA) – 31
2015: Faizo Sekyanzi (Nabweru)
2015-16: Okello Allan (KCCA)
2016-17: Asaba Ivan (Viper)
2017-18: Bakkabulindi Moses (Vipers)
2018-19: 2Oketch Simon (Bul)