Luwero United, Gaddafi, Terrazo and Tiles as well as Calvary qualified to the StarTimes FUFA Big League for the season 2020-21.
These four clubs were confirmed after the grueling FUFA Regional play-off action held at the FUFA Technical Centre Njeru.
Luwero United journey
Luwero United of Buganda region overcame CATDA of Kampala region 1-0 in the final.
Joseph Justus Nkabirwa scored the lone strike on the day for Luwero United who finished the game with 10 men after a sending off for winger Sadat Mukembo.
In the earlier match, Luwero United had ejected fellow Buganda region Buwambo United 7-6 in post-match penalties after a goal-less stalemate.
On the other hand, CATDA out-witted Edgars 2-0 courtesy of Ivan Mayanja’s brace.
Gaddafi Football Club, an Eastern region side based in Jinja city secured the second slot, winning 3-0 over Pallisa’s Sansiro.
Retiring Patrick Asiku, Mark Bamukyaaye (penalty) and super substitute Ronald Bithum Nsumbiano scored Gaddafi’s goals.
Gaddafi had moments earlier easily won 4-0 over Admin. Admin ejected Team Church from Katawi 5-4 in post-match penalties after a goal-less stalemate.
Terrazo and Tiles’ luck
Western region’s Terrazo and Tiles got the third slot after winning 4-3 in post-match penalties over Kitara region side Booma.
Normal time had ended goal-less before post-match penalties were called in to decide the winner.
Terrazo and Tiles had progressed to the finals after humbling Kigezi 4-3 with normal time having ended goal-less.
Booma overcame Kasese’s Asingya 3-1 courtesy of a brace from striker Aldrine Kambale and Clinton Asiimwe.
Shamo Muhammed scored the consolation for Asingya in the closing stages of the match.
Calvary cruise past Northern Gateway
The final play-off slot for the Star Times FUFA Big League was claimed by Yumbe based Calvary of the West Nile region.
Calvary overcame Northern Gateway 2-0 courtesy of goals by teenager Kassim Talib and Jamil Asega.
Promoted Clubs to the StarTimes FUFA Big League
Luwero United (Buganda Region)
Gaddafi (Eastern Region)
Terrazo and Tiles (Western Region)
Calvary (West Nile Region)