• By Our Reporter
  • 04 February, 2022
  • Mengo

Kabaka Mutebi to grace Masaza Finals

The Masaza Cup organising committe has revealed the arrangements for the 17th edition of the Airtel Masaza Cup  Tournament.
The 2021 Cup final which will be between Buddu and Buweekula will be held at  St. Mary's  Stadium in Kitende on 5th March,2022.
While addressing the media, minister for Youth, Sports, Liesure and Recreation, Owek. Henry Ssekabembe Kiberu stated that as always been the norm,  his Majesty the King if Buganda Kingdom, Kabaka Ronald Muwenda Mutebi II will grace this year's final.
"His Majesty the Kabaka Ronald Muwenda Mutebi II is pleased to officiate at the closing of this season's Masaza Cup at St. Mary's Stadium, Kitende. This will be on Saturday, 5th March, 2022 with entry fee fixed a…
Buganda King to Grace Masaza Cup Finals
His Majesty Ronald Mwenda Mutebi, the Kabaka (King) of Buganda kingdom will grace the finals of the 17th edition of the Airtel Masaza cup 2021.
Mr. Henry Ssekabembe Kiberu, the Minister of Youths, Leisure and Recreation revealed this while speaking to the media ahead of the finals that will be played at St. Mary’s Stadium, Kitende on 5th March 2022.
"His Majesty the Kabaka is pleased to officiate at the closing of this season's Masaza Cup at St. Mary's Stadium, Kitende”, revealed Minister Ssekabembe.
He added that “entrance to the finals will be shs 20,000,” and was pleased that the fans will return to watch their favourite teams after two years of suspension following a ban on all gatherings as a measure to contain the COVID-19 pandemic.
Buddu who face Buwekula in the finals of this year’s edition will be aiming at lifting their second title, at their fifth attempt after edging out Bulemeezi in the semi-finals fixture that ended 3 :1 in their favour in a penalty shoot-out.
Buwekula who last featured at the finals in 2012 when the lost to Bulemeezi will be hoping for a positive return, having beaten Mawokota 5:1 in another penalty shoot-out to book a place at this year’s finals.
Mawokota and Bulemeezi will play out for third place in a curtain raiser earlier in the day before the final showpiece.
The 2021 champions will walk away with a cash prize of shs 12,000,000, on top of the gold medals and the trophy. The runners up will take home silver and those in third place will have to contend with bronze medals.  
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