After three years in the doldrums, Uganda women’s Beach Soccer League kicked off on Sunday with two games at FUFA technical center beach soccer arena in Njeru.
The women’s championship hit a forced break, with three seasons not played since 2019 due to COVID-19.
In the opening game of the league, Gafford Ladies defeated Gomba Queens 8-2 with Fatuma Nakasumba bagging six goals for the former.
Brenda Nalumu and Adrian Nusimenta also scored for Gafford Ladies while Maureen Nangozi was on target for Gomba Queens.
In the second match, Prison Ladies upended Nansana Ladies 4-0.
Winnie Kyomusisha converted two goals as Prossy Odongo and Veronica Masinde also found the back of the net.
Meanwhile, KJT also defeated Prison Ladies 5-1.
Young player of the 2022 women beach soccer festival – Leticia Nakyeyune scored a hat trick for KJT before Patricia Nakanjjako and Shamia Mutumba stretched their goal advantage to five.
However, Asma Mutumba scored at the wrong end to gift Prison Ladies a goal.
The league will continue next weekend.
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