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Brig Gen Busizoori Urges Wanainchi To Embrace Unity, Peace As UPDF Wins Eid Cup In Moroto

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The Deputy 3 Division Commander of the Uganda Peoples’ Defense Forces (UPDF ) Brig Gen Felix Busizoori urged the sports fraternity and the entire people of Moroto to participate in the sports activities to embrace peace and unity to foster socio-economic transformation in Karamoja Sub region.
Brig Gen Busizoori made the remarks as he officiated at the awarding ceremony of the friendly EID AL FITR cup finals played at Boma grounds in Moroto Municipality.
“I urge you to embrace peace and foster unity as a precursor for development” Remarked Brig Busizoori.
He underscored that the UPDF shall continue supporting sports activities and other social corporate responsibilities (SCR) as a way of promoting the long term strategic relationship with her best allies-the people.
The District Sports Officer, Mr Anying Nelson Moroto, thanked the UPDF for supporting sports activities in the district and the entire Karamoja Sub region. He appealed to every able -bodied and talented persons to get involved in sports and games discipline through which good players can be scouted from grassroots for talent development up to national levels.
On his part , Imam Wahab Abduhaman Suleiman Ssebanenya Chairman of the Central Organizing Committee for EID AL FITR Cup tournament thanked all teams for exhibiting discipline and successfully completed the debut. He revealed that 14 teams participated in the months-long tournament with UPDF’s 3 Division Green Stars winning as the army side defeated AL- WATAN with 2 goals scored by Privates Ogutu Ismail and Nadiope Faizal in the second round of the match.
The winning team, UPDF 3 Division Green Stars FC was awarded a trophy, bull and golden medals. The second runners up , AL-WATAN FC got two goats and silver Medals while third runners up UPDF 3 Division Shooters FC received a cash prize of UGX150,000.
The tournament cup final was graced by Mr. Lobong Albino , Chairperson Moroto District Football Association (MDFA), security officers from UPDF, UPF, UPS, ASTU and hundreds of sports lovers.
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