The 2019 Copa Coca Cola group stage
matches were successfully concluded on Monday afternoon.
There are 16 schools left in the
competition from the total of 59 that entered this two week’s championship.
By the close of business for the grueling group stage matches where a total of 189 games have been played, Jinja Secondary School remains the school with 100 percent run, winning all the six matches.
The 2017 national champions (triumphed
in the edition hosted by Masaka) are on course for their second title in three
Led by Hassan Zzungu and Abbey Bogere
Kikomeko, Jinja S.S completed all their group B matches unbeaten.
They won in convincing fashion against St Paul (4-0), Nabbongo, Lugazi Homeland, Kakungulu Memorial School, Abim (10-1), and Bulo Parents (1-0).
It has been a wonderful journey moved from the opening match to the last group match. I thank the players for the show but it is a job half way. We are coming to the knock out stage which calls for clinical finishing and solid defending
Hassan Zzungu, Kirinya-Jinja S.S coach
From group A, Jinja Progressive
Academy (JIPRA) made it as group leaders to the group stage, joined by runners
up, St Kaggwa.
Jinja S.S topped group B with a
massive 18 points from six matches as Bulo Parents ended with 13 points
In group C, Royal Giant High School
and St John High School recorded 17 and 13 points respectively.
Unbeaten Standard High School, Zana and Kisozi Seed qualified from group D.
St Mary’s Kitende (16) and Nakaseke
International School (13) progressed from group E.
St Julian High School – Gayaza and St
Henry’s Kitovu made the grade from group F.
Unbeaten Masaka SS finished with 17
points in group G as runners up Kawempe Royal College ended with 13 points.
The draws to determine who faces who
at the round of 16 stage will be conducted on Tuesday, 14th May 2019
at Jinja College.
Still on Tuesday, it is the official
first resting day for the schools that have progressed as a recovery time to
relax muscles as well as treat injuries.
The tournament will progress therefore on Wednesday, 15th May 2019 with the round of 16 matches across the different venues in Jinja.
Schools to the round of 16:
Progressive (18 Points)
Kaggwa (16 Points)
S.S (18 Points)
Parents (13 Points)
- Royal Giants High (17 Points)
- St John High School, Mukono (14 Points)
- Kisozi Seed, Gomba (11 Points) *After Docking of points following Musede petition
- Standard High Zana (11 Points) *After Docking of points following Musede petition
Mary’s SS, Kitende (16 Points)
International (13 Points)
- St Henry’s Kitovu (14 Points)
- St Julian High School, Gayaza (13 Points)
SS (17 Points)
Royal College (13 Points)
- Buddo SS (15 Points, 14 Goal difference)
- Kibuli SS (15 Points, 7 Goal difference)
Last Group Games (Monday Results):
Homeland 1-1 Nabbongo SS
SS 0-5 St Paul’s SS
Parents 0-2 Jinja S.S
Seed 2-0 Mandela SS
Memorial 0-3 Lira Town College
Martyrs’ Rubaga 1-1 Standard High
Muslim 5-2 St Joseph College Layibi
SS and Vocational 1-2 Amus College
SS 0-2 St Henry’s College, Kitovu
College Mwiri 1-0 Alliance High
Comprehensive 1-0 Rock High School
S.S 0-1 Kibuli S.S
- Hill View 1-0 Bulangira Iganga Parents
- Mbarara High School 1-1 St Mary’s Kitende
- Fort Portal SS 0-0 Ngora High School
scorers after the group stages:
Musenzi (High Standard Kateera) – 11 Goals
Tezikya (Jinja SS) – 11 Goals
Mivule (Kisozi Seed) – 09 Goals
Alyenyo (Kashenyi SS) – 08 Goals
Owani (Loro SS) – 07 Goals
Jowang (Bulo Parents) – 06 Goals
Ngyembya (St Kaggwa) – 06 Goals
Otim (Mbarara High) – 06 Goals
Okello (Jinja Progressive Academy) – 05 Goals
Mulambuzi (Buddo SS) – 05 Goals
Kakooza (Sentah College) – 05 Goals
Basangwa (St Mary’s Kitende) – 05 Goals
Kabaale (Nakaseke International) – 05 Goals
Mupere (Hill View Bulangira) – 05 Goals
Akena (Restore Academy) – 05 Goals
Baptist Akena (Sseke S.S) – 05 Goals
Lwanga (St Mary’s SS Kitende) – 05 Goals
Musobya (Lugazi Homeland) – 05 Goals
Obed (Kawempe Muslim) – 05 Goals
Mutebi (Kawempe Muslim) – 05 Goals
Mudhasi (Busoga College Mwiri) – 05 Goals
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