The Faculty of Business emerged the Champions of the Inter Faculty soccer tournament by snatching victory from the Law Faculty. The game took place on Friday, 06 March, 2020 at the University Football pitch.
The game was a very close contest and it ended goalless at full time forcing it to go penalty shootouts. The Business Faculty won 4-2 on penalties. Arthur Nagimesi, the Coach of the Business Faculty team highlighted togetherness as the key factor which made the team to win.
“When I came in, I found a lot of division in the team. Good quality players were not getting chance to play. I had to pick up pure quality players to create the right balance for the team.The players were united, “he said.
He also credits the Lawyers for being a tough opponent.
“We played the Lawyers earlier on in the tournament and they are a hard team to crack down. But because of our playing style of possession and keeping the ball down, we managed to overcome them, ” he said.
The Captain of the Business Faculty team, Coline Ayesigwa was excited to win the tournament.
“I am glad that we won the game. Personally,it is my third time lifting this trophy, ” he said.
He says that extra training was the key to the success of the team. There was also a third place play off game where Engineering Faculty beat the Information Technology Faculty in a game that ended 2-1.
The Inter Faculty tournament is a football extravaganza that happens every semester at Uganda Christian University.