The much-anticipated climax to Season Four of the Budo League will be happening this Sunday, May 16 at Legends Rugby Grounds, Lugogo.
The 10-aside Guinness sponsored league is set to hold an actioned-packed day with crowd favorites Thazoballo taking on the Peaky Blinders in the first round of the semi-finals and Centurions going head-to-head with the Accumulators in the other main semi-cup finals with the four fighting for a place in the finals that will also be taking place that same day at 4 pm.
The day will also see second-tier semi-finalists, Takoradi takes on Quaballo in the first game of the George Ssemivule Cup while Abachuba will go against Massape in the other game. After the regular season, the top four outfits in the 13- team league feature in the main cup semis while fifth to eighth-placed sides feature in the second-tier semis.
The season’s top four outfits are Peaky Blinders with a total of 27 points, they are followed by Centurions and Accumulators who are tied in second place with 26 points whileThazoballoare fourth with 24 points.
According to the league’s spokesperson, Timothy Bukenya, the outing is a cocktail of football, socializing and networking for the alumni of Kings College Budo.
“The league is not just about football, but networking too and we take off time to socialize as Budonians with the teams formed by the class years,” Bukenya said.
Speaking about the league, Guinness Brand Manager Elizabeth Mutamuliza remarked about how Guinness is committed to supporting activities that bring together fans of the beautiful game at all levels.
“Guinness and football are a perfect match. We are proud of our partnership with the Budo League because they embody the attributes of Guinness. They are bold and made of more. It is our way of not only giving back but being present in our consumers’ lives and sharing in moments like these,” she added.
The league that had taken a hiatus due to Covid-19 restrictions resumed after the government gave a green light to sporting events to conclude the season. The event will be held in adherence to Standard Operating Procedures to curb the spread of Covid-19.