Acholi Province Are The 2019 FUFA Drum Champions
Acholi Province Team has won the second edition of the FUFA Drum Game after beating Bukedi province 5-2 in penalties at Akii-bua Stadium in Lira.
This was after normal time ended in stalemate.
Derick Ocan, the Acholi Province goal keeper was the hero after saving two spot kicks taken by Bukebi Province finest spot kick takers.
Tito Okello, Alfred Onek, Richardson Asaba, Moses Okot and skipper Oola all scored the kicks from the penalty spot for Acholi.
Acholi took home Shs 32M as the total prize money. Bukedi took Shs 15M.
The theme of the tournament “Celebrating our Ancestry”.
Acholi Province qualified to the finals after a narrow 1-0 win over Bugisu province last Saturday at Pece Stadium while Bukedi Province qualified after beating Lango province 1-0 on Sunday at Akii-bua stadium.
Last year, Acholi province were knocked out of the competition in the quarterfinals by this year’s eventual finalists Bukedi province.
Buganda Province went on the win the competition.