Saturday August 19 2017

FEASSA games: Okello bags brace to light up opening day

Hasfah Nassuna of Kawempe Muslim Secondary

Hasfah Nassuna of Kawempe Muslim Secondary School in action against Alliance High School, Tanzania during the FEASSSA games at St. Joseph's College Layibi, Gulu, Uganda. Photo by Ismail Kezaala 

By ISMAIL DHAKABA KIGONGO

GULU.

Kibuli SS and KCCA forward Allan Okello was the toast of the opening day at the Brookside East Africa Secondary Schools’ Games in Gulu on Saturday. 

Okello scored a second half brace as Kibuli beta Kenya’s Upper Hill 3-2 at Gulu High School ground to under their intentions on a day that delivered mixed results for Ugandan schools. 

In rugby, Emmanuel Kwebikanga scored nine points as Mbarara High were roasted by Kenyan rugby giants Kakamega 69-14 in a one-sided game at Comboni Vocational Institute.   

Tony Owino of Kakamega, Kenya tries to stop

Tony Owino of Kakamega, Kenya tries to stop Ronald Ahimbisibwe of Mbarara High School, Uganda during the FEASSSA games at Comboni Vocational Institute, Gulu, Uganda. Photo by Ismail Kezaala

The 10-day event will climax next Sunday. Uganda has contingent of 1080 students while Kenya, the reigning champions sent a 717-man strong team, to northern Uganda.

RESULTS 

FOOTBALL

Boys

Kibuli 3-2 Upper Hill (Kenya)Girls  

Kawempe Muslim 0-0 Alliance (Tanzania) 

HOCKEY

St Cecilia Misikhu 0-0 St Joseph's Kitale 

RUGBY 15s

Kakamega 69-14 Mbarara

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