Moses Oloya Tournament 2021; Moses Oloya gives back to his community by organizing a football tournament

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By Edward Tumusiime

Moses Oloya has played 47 times for Uganda Cranes including the AFCON finals in 2017 in Gabon.

The Uganda Cranes Winger kicked off his football career in Walukuba before he was signed by Kampala Capital City Authority (KCCA FC).

He has since featured for top Premier Clubs in Vietnam such as Xuan Thanh Sai Gon, Becamex Binh Duong and currently Ha Noi.

In 2016, he had a season in Russia at Kuban Krasnodar where he featured in 68 games, scoring two goals.

Moses Oloya has organized a football tournament in his home area of Walukuba, Masese division, Jinja city.

Official opening Match is today Thursday, 13th May between Walukuba West and Masese 2 at Walukuba West Community Centre Play-ground (4:30 PM)

According to the chairperson of the local organizing committee, Alfred Ochaya, the purpose of this tournament is to give back to the community and promote talent among the youth in the Eastern region.

The organizing committee has promised a tranquil and transparent tournament.

We look forward to working with all the stake-holders from the start to the end of the tournament. From the local leaders, football administrators, referees and security operatives. With the exception of the opening match, all the other games will be played on Saturdays and Sundays.

The local organizing committee has tried and tested leaders such as Yasin Kawesa, Asuman Bajampola, Cyrus Wekiya, Marvin Mbago and Edwin Bageya.

Participating teams:

The championship has 10 teams divided into 2 groups (A and B).

Group A has Walukuba West, Jinja Central Boma, Masese 2, Mpumudde and Masese 3.

The group B teams are; Walukuba East, Jinja Central West, Masese 1, Bugembe and Veterans.

Walukuba is a known footballing hub that has produced many sportsmen and footballers in particular, many of whom have been elevated to the Uganda Cranes as well as played professionally in the diaspora countries.

Pools:

Group A: Walukuba West, Jinja Central Boma, Masese 2, Mpumudde and Masese 3

Group B: Walukuba East, Jinja Central West, Masese 1, Bugembe and Veterans

Detailed Fixtures:

Thursday, 13th May 2021: Walukuba West Vs Masese 2 at Walukuba West Community Centre Playground

Sunday, Saturday, 16th May 2021: Walukuba East Vs Masese 1 at Walukuba West Community Centre Playground

Saturday, 22nd May 2021: Jinja Central Boma Vs Mpumudde at Walukuba West Community Centre Playground

Sunday, 30th May 2021: Jinja Central West Vs Bugembe at Walukuba West Community Centre Playground

Saturday, 5th June 2021: Masese 2 Vs Masese 3 at Walukuba West Community Centre Playground

Sunday, 13th June 2021: Masese 1 Vs Veterans at Walukuba West Community Centre Playground

Saturday, 19th June 2021: Walukuba West Vs Jinja Central Boma at  West Community Centre Playground

Sunday, 27th June 2021: Bugembe Vs Walukuba East at Walukuba West Community Centre Playground

Saturday, 3rd July 2021: Mpumudde Vs Masese 2 at Walukuba West Community Centre Playground

Sunday, 11th July 2021: Jinja Central West Vs Masese 1 at Walukuba West Community Centre Playground

Saturday, 17th July 2021: Masese 3 Vs Walukuba West at Walukuba West Community Centre Playground

Sunday, 25th July 2021: Veterans Vs Jinja Central West at Walukuba West Community Centre Playground

Saturday,31st July 2021: Mpumudde Vs Masese 3 at Walukuba West Community Centre Playground

Sunday, 8th August 2021: Veterans Vs Bugembe at Walukuba West Community Centre Playground

Saturday, 14th August 2021: Jinja Central Boma Vs Masese 2 at Walukuba West Community Centre Playground

Sunday, 22nd August 2021: Walukuba East Vs Jinja Central West at Walukuba West Community Centre Playground

Saturday, 28th August 2021: Walukuba West Vs Mpumudde at Walukuba West Community Centre Playground

Sunday, 5th September 2021: Bugembe Vs Masese 1 at Walukuba West Community Centre Playground

Saturday, 11th September 2021: Jinja Central Boma Vs Masese 3 at Walukuba West Community Centre PlaygroundSunday, 12th September 2021: Walukuba East Vs Veterans at Walukuba West Community Centre Playground

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