On Saturday the 18th of May, Nile Special held the national grand finale of the 5 Aside inter-bar football tournament at the UMA Upper Grounds, Lugogo
5 Aside is a continent-wide tournament by Nile Breweries’ parent company Ab-Inbev whose ultimate prize is going for a European tour with Cameroonian football legend Samuel E’too
The fun filled event which kicked off at a few minutes after 11 AM saw 16 football teams namely Miika Eco, Spenders, Pines Club , Crane Gardens, Pioneer Bar , Rock Bar Carnival , Facebook, Geoma Gardens, Vision Bar, Stress free, Mace, Tarven kick, Club One, PTC, MM Pub and PTC Nyondo tussle it out for the main prize.
Finally, team Facebook emerged winners after beating Tarven Kick 2-0 on the finals and they are set to represent for Uganda at the international tournament which will be held in Tanzania in June
The event had other exciting things apart from football like other games the rest of the crowd took part in without forgetting the music performances from singers John Black and Nina Roz.
Blaq was the first one to showcase during the day and fans dances and sang along as he performed his tunes like ‘Akamotoka’, ‘Obudadi’, ‘Romantic’ and the fans’ favourite ‘Tukwatagane’.
The tall Nina Roz who came in the evening excited the revellers as she performed tunes like ‘Olumya Bano’, ‘Omulilo’, ‘Mekete’, ‘Anayinama’ among others.
Here are the photos