By Edward Tumusiime
Hoima City FC is a football team based in Hoima district Albertine region Western Uganda, it started in 2020, it’s a community founded and owned team with huge attachment to the local communities in Bunyoro. The team has so far won over 5 trophies at the district level.
Hoima City FC is an amazing team with massive grass root support, currently preparing to compete in the District league for the 2021/2022 season, competing under the Federation of Uganda Football Associations (FUFA).
The team has won over 10 trophies at the district and regional levels.
Owing to success after success, Hoima City FC has grown from a village team to a Division team and currently, it is an impeccable club playing in the league, not just as a participant but a highly credible Competitor.
The Team attracts more than 50 teams in a season and more than 20 off season in form of friendlies or other competitions.
The team currently enjoys a huge fan base not only in Bunyoro region but also in various supporters in various parts of the country.
The team plays competitive football every week. The team has a fan base of over 100,000 people in a season.
Hoima City FC plays it’s matches at their home ground St.JohnBosco Seminary playground Bujumbura, Hoima City.
Hoima City FC has started strategies and plans of playing in the fifth division come next season.
The City shooters had prepared for this Season but due to the Covid-19 pandemic the league paused and it implied the Club got enough time to organize.
The club has signed many utility players who have experience and passion to push the club including the former Foto FC Player Akugizibwe Chillisy who completed his move to Hoima City FC earlier this year and penned down a 2 years deal with the City shooters.
The club has now got brand new balls and the club’s kit to use for the upcoming season .
They have had a couple of friendly matches since the lockdown was uplifted and have managed to win 3 out of the last 4 games played. And these are as follows;
FT: Kiboga Young FC 2 : 2 Hoima City FC , goals from Dean and Dico
FT: Hoima FC 2 : 0 Wairagaza FC , all goals scored by Bagonza
FT: Kiziranfumbi 2 : 1 Hoima City FC, Juma scored the only goal from the spot.
FT: Kakindo FC 2 : 3 Hoima City FC , goals from Dean, Junior and Alexo