The Uganda Beach Soccer Association has started a tournament in memory of Samson Muwanguzi for his tremendous work towards the sport in the country.
Muwanguzi, the owner of Lido Beach, Entebbe-host of the sport for its various tournaments and the National Beach Soccer League passed way in 2016.
‘Muwanguzi was committed to the development of the sport. From scratch to where we are right now, Muwanguzi played an important role towards the growth of beach soccer in Uganda. This tournament is held in memory of a man who sacrificed a lot for the sport’ said UBSA Chairman Deo Mutabazi during the draw conducted at FUFA House on Wednesday morning.
The one day tournament to be played on a knock out basis will be held on Sunday 14th May, 2017 at Lido Beach Entebbe starting at 9am.
Newly appointed CAF Futsal and Beach Soccer Organising Committee chairman Eng. Moses Magogo who is FUFA President is expected to grace the Memorial tournament that has attracted 18 teams.
Buganda Royal University vs Mitora Beach Soccer Club
Sunday Special vs Kampala Refugees
International University of East Africa (IUEA) vs MS Sand Lions
Mengo Hospital vs YMCA
St Lawrence University vs Real Galacticos
Stormers vs (Winner of Match Sunday Special vs Kampala Refugees)
Nkumba Select vs (Winner of match Buganda Royal University vs Mitora Beach Soccer Club)
Talented Beach Soccer Club vs Dalumba International
Kabalagala Rangers vs MUBS
Muteesa I Royal University vs KIU