Its OFFICIAL: Terere FC will face Salaama FC in 2021 YRSL Finals.

HOW IT HAPPENED

In a 2 -2 dramatic tie that saw Terere FC pick a point off Bunankanda FC in a game played on 22/11/2021, Terere FC propelled itself into the finals with 10 points collected from winning 3 games, drawing one and losing of its 5 games played. Terere FC also goes into the final as table leaders on a a goal difference of 1 that seperates them from Salaama FC.

YR Soccer League 2021

PosClubPWDLFAGDPts
15311158710
25311137610
35311119210
4420211656
541128714
65005324-210

Umar Bukulu, the Man of the Match scored a brace in the 39th and the 72nd minute that helped Terere FC grab a point from Bunankanda FC. Goals for Bunankanda came from Derrick Lubega in the 6th minute and Emmanuel Muzimbo in the 60th minute of the game. Umar Bukulu now has 5 goals from 5 matches and he is second after his own teammate, Terere FC’s lanky forward Denis Sserugo. Both being in the finals, eyes will be on them to see who wins the Golden Boot.

Nationality
uga Uganda
Position
Forward
Current Team
Terere FC
Leagues
YR Soccer League

Salaama FC goes into the final with 10 points as well (3W, 1D, 1L). They sealed their position into the finals after their 2-2 draw with Kibanga SC on 17/22/2022. Hardluck to Bunankanda FC who came so close to going into the finals. At 10 points (3W, 1D, 1L) just like Terere FC and Salaama FC, they settle for 3rd position, seperated from Salaama FC by a difference of 4 goals.

Salaama FC’s lethal forward, Martin Nakeri will be going into the finals with 4 goals (only two goals seperate him from the top scorer, Denis Serugo).

Nationality
uga Uganda
Position
Forward
Current Team
Salaama FC
Leagues
YR Soccer League

Bunankanda FC will wait for the winner between UTCL FC (4P, 2W, 2L) who are on 6 points and Kibanga SC (4P, 1W, 1D, 1L) who are on 4 points. UTCL FC winning this game will put them in 4th position at 9 points, and a draw also gets them to finish in 4th position with 7 points. Kibanga SC also have a chance to go to the 4th position if they win this match. It will put them at 7 points, while UTCL FC will go down in 5th position with at 6 points.

UTCL FC’s goal scoring machine Christopher Ongoye, with four goals on the score sheet has an opportunity in this game to continue his fight for the golden boot and also put his club into the 3rd Position Match. Kibanga SC on the other side have Charles Mawejje who recently scored a brace against Piida FC.

Nationality
uga Uganda
Position
Forward
Current Team
UTCL FC
Leagues
YR Soccer League

FINAL GAMES

Youth Rising Soccer League 2021 is designed in a way that the top two teams on the table play in the finals to decide the winner of the League, and the number 3rd and 4th also play head to head to decide the final number 3 and 4th. These games will be played at the Youth Rising Festival on 19th December 2021 at Salaama Sports Complex.

THE YOUTH RISING FESTIVAL

The Youth Rising Festival is an event organized by Youth Rising to celebrate end of year activities and events. At the event will be a graduation ceremony, kids christmas party and final games of the 2021 Youth Rising Soccer League.

3RD POSITION MATCH

12/19/2021 | 2.00 PM | Bunankanda FC vs (Winner Between UTCL FC and Kibanga SC).

YRSL 2021 FINAL

12/19/2021 | 4.00 PM | Terere FC vs Salaama FC.

Match Preview: UTCL FC vs Terere FC

UTCL FC will be hosting Terere FC in MatchDay 11

TCL FC comes to this game in 3rd position, with 6 points from 3 games played, 2 wins, and one loss to Salaama FC, onto which they filed a complaint accusing Salaama of fielding an unlicensed player. The #YRSL Disciplinary Committee will make its ruling on the fate of this match on Monday 15/11/2021

UTCL FC Forward to watch: Christopher Ongoye. 4 goals in 3 appearances.

Nationality
uga Uganda
Position
Forward
Current Team
UTCL FC
Leagues
YR Soccer League

YR Soccer League

SeasonClubGoalsAssistsYellow CardsRed CardsAppearancesWin RatioDraw RatioLoss RatioOwn Goals
2021UTCL FC4000450.000.0050.000

Terere FC comes into the game tonight in 2nd position, with 6 points from 3 games played. 2 wins, and one loss. Terere FC is seperated with UTCL FC by a 1 goal difference. Terere FC won their last game by a 6-0 triumph over Piida FC.

Terere FC Forward watch: Denis Serugo. Scored 6 goals in the last game

Nationality
uga Uganda
Position
Forward
Current Team
Terere FC
Leagues
YR Soccer League

YR Soccer League

SeasonClubGoalsAssistsYellow CardsRed CardsAppearancesWin RatioDraw RatioLoss RatioOwn Goals
2021Terere FC6000450.0025.0025.000

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Match Preview: Salaama FC Vs Bunankanda FC

Salaama FC Vs Bunankanda FC | Date: 30th October 2021 | Kickoff: 4.30 PM | Venue: Salaama Sports Complex

Youth Rising Sports League kicks off this weekend on October 30th at Salaama Sports Complex. Salaama FC will be hosting Bunankanda FC in the opening game of the league and there is a lot of anticipation for a showdown in this game. This is because the two teams have dominated all soccer events in the past 5 years, with Bunankanda FC claiming most of the league titles.

We spoke with Salaama FC team and the captain warned Bunankanda FC to “ forget about the CUP”, threatening them that they wont even come close to winning the league trophy. He said “we have fantastic players that have been training the past 3 months ever since we learnt about the league. We are coming with class to finish off any team that gets into our way, and Bunankanda FC is not an exception”.

Last Meetings:

Bunankanda FC and Salaama FC reached the finals of 2020 Local tournament and Salaama FC emerged winners.

TOP FORWARD – BUNANKANDA

Bunankanda FC starts the game with one of their attacking forwards:

Nationality
uga Uganda
Position
Forward
Current Team
Bunankanda FC
Leagues
YR Soccer League
Analysts:

Local analysts and local supporters weighed in onto this game and they think Salaama FC needs to prepare and work harder if they are to top the season.

Ever since the league was announced, teams have been training harder, organizing their players and refining tactics. No team will be easy to beat – Local Soccer Analyst.

TOP FORWARD – SALAAMA FC

Salaama FC’s starting 11 will also be featuring Tony Luzindana.

Nationality
uga Uganda
Position
Forward
Current Team
Salaama FC
Leagues
YR Soccer League
OTHER LEAGUE NEWS

Away from Bunankanda and Salaama FC, Terere FC clearly expressed its intentions on how they are preparing for the league. Speaking to players, they see this league as an opportunity to revenge on Piida FC that defeated them in their last encounter where Piida FC defeated Terere 7-0.

Interacting with local league fans, they mention that they really like the organization of the league and the rules that have been set to guide the games. Ronald, one of local supporters of Terere FC strongly backed the rules and he believes it will preserve the integrity of the game especially among Terere Community.

Terere FC has not been kin on following soccer rules and in some cases, games ended up in chaos this past season. Now that the teams know that they are penalties, including suspension from the league, I am optimistic that there is going to be a high level of restraint and respect during games. – Ronald said.

Youth Rising Launches Soccer League

Youth Rising International has officially launched the 2021 Youth Rising Soccer League (YRSL 2021). Speaking at the launch of the league, Saul Katumwa, the League President unveiled the six inaugural clubs that will be participating in the league this year.

The teams are shown in the league table below:

YR Soccer League 2021

PosClubPWDLFAGDPts
15311158710
25311137610
35311119210
4420211656
541128714
65005324-210

Saul also laid out the ground rules for the league and the team captains and managers signed to the league agreement that binds everyone to following those rules and regulations.

League Opener

Salaama FC Vs Bunankanda FC | Date: 30th October 2021 | Kickoff: 4.30 PM | Venue: Salaama Sports Complex

Youth Rising Sports League kicks off this weekend on October 30th at Salaama Sports Complex. Salaama FC will be hosting Bunankanda FC in the opening game of the league and there is a lot of anticipation for a showdown in this game. This is because the two teams have dominated all soccer events in the past 5 years, with Bunankanda FC claiming most of the league titles.

We spoke with Salaama FC team and the captain warned Bunankanda FC to “ forget about the CUP”, threatening them that they wont even come close to winning the league trophy. He said “we have fantastic players that have been training the past 3 months ever since we learnt about the league. We are coming with class to finish off any team that gets into our way, and Bunankanda FC is not an exception”.

 

Last Meetings:

Bunankanda FC and Salaama FC reached the finals of 2020 Local tournament and Salaama FC emerged winners.

TOP FORWARD – BUNANKANDA

Bunankanda FC starts the game with one of their attacking forwards:

Nationality
uga Uganda
Position
Forward
Current Team
Bunankanda FC
Leagues
YR Soccer League

 

analysts:

Local analysts and local supporters weighed in onto this game and they think Salaama FC needs to prepare and work harder if they are to top the season.

Ever since the league was announced, teams have been training harder, organizing their players and refining tactics. No team will be easy to beat – Local Soccer Analyst.

 

TOP FORWARD – SALAAMA FC

Salaama FC’s starting 11 will also be featuring Tony Luzindana.

Nationality
uga Uganda
Position
Forward
Current Team
Salaama FC
Leagues
YR Soccer League

 

OTHER LEAGUE NEWS

Away from Bunankanda and Salaama FC, Terere FC clearly expressed its intentions on how they are preparing for the league. Speaking to players, they see this league as an opportunity to revenge on Piida FC that defeated them in their last encounter where Piida FC defeated Terere 7-0.

Interacting with local league fans, they mention that they really like the organization of the league and the rules that have been set to guide the games. Ronald, one of local supporters of Terere FC strongly backed the rules and he believes it will preserve the integrity of the game especially among Terere Community.

Terere FC has not been kin on following soccer rules and in some cases, games ended up in chaos this past season. Now that the teams know that they are penalties, including suspension from the league, I am optimistic that there is going to be a high level of restraint and respect during games. – Ronald said.

 

Details

DateTimeLeagueSeasonFull Time
October 30, 20214:30 pmYR Soccer League202190'

Ground

Salaama Sports Center

Results

Club1st Half2nd HalfGoalsOutcome
Salaama FC11Loss
Bunankanda FC112Win

Salaama FC

1Bosco Mutabazi Goalkeeper
3Joshua Mwesigwa Defender
4Fenekansi Kajubi Defender
4Cedric Kasule Defender
5Emma Sserugo Defender
6Brian Ssepuuya Midfielder
7Jackson Wasswa Forward
7Stuart Masembe Forward
10Tony Luzindana Forward
10Rogers Muwanguzi Forward
11Martin Nakeri Forward

Bunankanda FC

1Andrew Lubanga Goalkeeper
4Edrine Seruwo Defender
5Jonah Kisukwe Forward
6Muzahamu Bogere Midfielder
7Swaibu Abdul Rahim Forward
8Suudi Kisukwe Midfielder
11Emmanuel Muzimbo Forward
11Jonathan Jagwe Forward
17Bakali Ssemwogerere Forward
18Charles Carlos Kanakulya Midfielder
20Joseph Sserubuzi Goalkeeper

League Participation

The League has attracted 113 players (boys) between ages 14 – 20, registered in their respective clubs, and it will attract over 15 match officials, a match commentator and a sports analyst. Overall, Youth Rising Soccer League plans on reaching over 150 youth this season.

Prizes

There are so many prizes that are up for grabs. The Soccer League will crown the winner with a trophy, medals and a gift prizes.

Prizes in Detail

1. Teams
  • Winner: Trophy | UGX 300,000 Prize | Player Medals
  • 2nd Place: UGX 100,000 | Player Medals
  • 3rd Place: UGX 50,000
  • All Teams: UGX 10,000
2. Players
  • Man of The Match: UGX 5000 Prize at every game
  • Player of the League: UGX 20,000
  • Top Scorer (Golden Boot): UGX 20,000
3. Management
  • Best Coach: UGX 20,000
  • Best Team Manager: UGX 20,000

Future of The League

The League President mentioned that there is planned expansion of the league next year to include more teams and and increase the cash prize. There are also plans to establish leagues in other games including board games. He finalized by informing the teams that there will be regular updates from all league matches, shared here on YRSL dedicated website.