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Rashid Toha guides West Nile to their maiden FUFA Drum title

by Nnalubaale Sports
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West Nile Province team are the winners of the third edition of the FUFA Drum tournament 2022.


They edged Lango Province 3-2 on aggregate in the two legged final with their captain Rashid Toha finding the back of the net twice.

The West Nile Province team won the first leg at home 2-0, and fell 2-1 in the return leg played on Sunday at the Akii-Bua Memorial Stadium in Lira City.

Dickens Okwir gave the home side Lango Province the lead in the 11th minute, and Joachim Ojera made it 2-0 after 37 minutes.

Back from the halftime break, towering defender Toha scored the all important away goal to give Lango Province an insurmountable task of turning events around.

The White Rhinos got a cash prize worth 32 million Uganda shillings on top of the trophy which was handed over by Government Chief Whip Hon. Denis Hamson Obua, who was the chief guest.

Back in 2018, the tournament aimed at celebrating ancestry in Uganda kicked off and the first edition was won by Buganda Province who defeated Acholi.

Acholi Province emerged winners of the second edition in 2019 after defeating Bukedi 5-3 on penalties to become the first team in Northern Uganda to be crowned winners.

Photo Credit: FUFA Media

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