Buluuli beats defending champs Bulemeezi in Masaza opener

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Buluuli beats defending champs Bulemeezi in Masaza opener
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Defending champions, Bulemeezi who were at home lost to Buluuli in the opening game of this year's edition of the Airtel Masaza Cup .

In the game played at Kasana Grounds in Luweero district, Robert Ssewanyana's first half goal was enough to secure the win for the visitors but they had to ensure they defend the game the entire 90 minutes.

Commenting on the first game as the tournament premium sponsors Airtel Uganda's sales  and  distribution director Ali Balunywa, said, “I am pleased to see the quality of the game showcased today and the magnitude of supporters who have come out to support their counties as we open the 2024 Airtel Masaza Cup tournament. The tournament is a vital part of our community engagement, bringing together fans and players in the spirit of sportsmanship and unity.”

"Our partnership with the Buganda Kingdom has enabled us to reach the touchpoints of the communities we serve. Through this, we have been engaged in initiatives that empower our people, especially the youth, giving them a Reason to Imagine. We promise to constantly support such initiatives where talent is nurtured, as well as empowering the youth to use the platform to become the best talent in the football world or any other field they are passionate about."

The Katikkiro of Buganda, Charles Peter Mayiga, mentioned that Airtel Uganda has always extended support towards the Kingdom's activities, including the Masaza Cup.

"This has helped us in the preparations over the years, enabling us to consistently host the tournaments and I want to appreciate them for their commitment to corporate social initiatives that improve the talents of the youth and the livelihoods of our people in general.”

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