Vipers Fan Cup tournament | Season Four
B13 FC 2-1 Aidenal FC
Mighty Venoms 1-0 Sumba Academy
Kitende. B13 Football Club have been crowned champions of the fourth edition of Vipers Fans Cup tournament on Saturday evening.
B13 successfully beat Aidenal Football Club 2-1 in the finals played at the St Mary’s Stadium – Katende in a fairly attended game which was graced by Vipers Sports Club president Dr Lawrence Mulindwa and team manager Steven Mulindwa.
Kakooza Viany put B13 in the lead with eight minutes into the game before Kawere Muhammad levelled for Aidenal for minutes after the restart with good chip assisted by Hussein Kato.
However, B13 restored their lead when Semukutu Frank pocked home in the 75th minute inspiring his side to maiden championship.
Speaking to the huge crowd during the awarding ceremony, Vipers’ president Mulindwa thanked the loyal fans of the club for the endless support and promised to bring the league trophy back home this 2019-2020 season.
“I thank all loyal our fans who have been with us since the start of this season, I thank our for the endless support towards our team while home and away from home and we shall do everything to see that the trophy comes back home. To all the teams that participated in this year’s edition, I thank you all and I want to assure you that this tournament will grow bigger each and every year.”
Said the honorary FUFA president Mulindwa.
Champions B13 won a trophy alongside gold medals, a Bull, a full set of Jersey, two balls, and prize money of Two million Ugandan shillings.
While runners up Aidenal got silver medals, two balls, a Bull, full set of Jersey, and UGX 1.5M prize money respectively.
Aidenal’s typical striker Solomon Oketch scored seven goals in the entire tournament hence winning the golden boot for having emerged the top scorer while Mwanje Fred was the best fan.
Earlier in the afternoon, Mighty Venoms edged Sumba Academy 1-0 in a replay of the 2018 final.
Second runners up Mighty Venoms also recieved two balls, a full set of Jersey, plus One million Ugandan shillings while Sumba Academy got two balls and Five hundred thousand shillings.
Each team that took part in this year’s edition received a certificate of participation and a ball courtesy of Dr Lawrence Mulindwa.
• Top scorer – Solomon Oketch (7 goals) -Aidenal FC
• Best fan – Mwanje Fred
• Most disciplined team – Kanengo FC
• Best Fans – Kitebi fans
• Winners – B13 FC (UGX 2M, A Bull, 2 balls plus a full set of Jersey)
• First Runners up – Aidenal (UGX 1.5M, A Bull, 2 balls, plus a full set of Jersey)
• Second Runners up – Mighty Venoms (UGX 1M, 2 Balls, plus a full set of Jersey)
• Fourth finish – Sumba (UGX 500,000 and 2 balls)
Mighty Venoms won the third edition of the Vipers Fans Cup in 2018 after a penalty shooting win against Sumba Academy following a 1-1 draw in the normal time.