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The Bika Football set to return after a two year break

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After two years of football action, the 2022 Bika Bya Baganda football tournament will return to the different football grounds around the region.

The tournament will have 48 clans involved that and they have distributed equally into eight groups, every group having six teams in it.

Group A has the Mpindi who will battle it out with the Butiko, Musu, Kasimba, Kiwere and Lukato clans.

Group B, has the Balangira who will play with Nkima, Ntalaganya, Kakoboza, Kinyomo and Nvuma.

Group C has Ffumbe clan who are lined against Nkerebwe, Mutima Musagi, Nkula, Ndiisa and Ndiga.

Mmamba Gabunga who have won ten titles are in group D alongside Kasanke, Ngonge, Nsambya and Nsenene

Mbogo who won the last edition of the tournament in 2019 are in group E with Njovu, Njobe, Nvubu, Nkejje and Ngabi Nyunga,

Lugave who have won three titles less of the record champions are with Nakinsige, Mpeewo, Ngali, Kibe and Mutima Muyanja in Group F

In Group G we have Nte, Nkusu, Njaza, Nsuma, Mbwa and Nyonyi Nyange.

Lastly, Group H contains Kkobe, Ngo, Ngeye, Namungona, Mpologoma and Kayozi.

Past Winners.

1950-Mbogo
1951-Ngabi Nsamba
1952-Mmamba Gabunga
1955-Kkobe
1956-Mmamba Gabunga
1957-Nyonyi Nyange
1958-Ngeye
1959-Mmamba Gabunga
1960-Ffumbe
1961-Bbalangira and Kkobe
1962-Nkima
1964-Mmamba Gabunga
1965-Mmamba Gabunga
1987-Ngabi Nsamba
1988-Lugave
1989-Mmamba Gabunga
1990-Lugave
1991-Ngeye
1992-Ngeye
1993-Nkima
1994-Mmamba Gabunga
1995-Lugave
1996-Mpindi
1997-Nnyonyi
1998-Lugave
1999-Lugave
2000-Mpologoma
2001-Ngo
2002-Mpologoma
2003-Mmamba Gabunga
2004-Lugave
2005-Ffumbe
2006-Mpindi
2007-Ngabi Nsamba
2008-Kkobe
2009-Ffumbe
2010-Nte
2011-Mmamba Gabunga
2012-Ngeye
2013-Ngabi Nsamba
2014-Mmamba Gabunga
2015-Mbogo
2016-Nte
2017-Nte
2018-Nkima
2019-Mbogo

Most of groups are suggesting for the inclusion of different grounds like  Kasana grounds Luweero, Mutesa II stadium Wankulukuku, Mengo SS, Lubiri SS, Masaka Recreational Stadium,and others within Buganda.

This tournament has been played since 1950 and by only players coming from Buganda Kingdom and since then on a number of notable editions were not held because of the circumstances 1953, 1954, 1963, the last two seasons 2020 and 2021 were filled with Covid.

It is organized by Buganda Kingdom under the ministry of sports, leisure and recreation headed by Owek. Henry Moses Ssekabembe Kiberu.

With a lot of clarification about fixtures and grounds yet to be done, the Minister is set to talk to the public on Tuesday 31st May 2022.

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