Teenage football stars Nayiga, Nabbanjja storming Entebbe Junior League

The coach-player duo of teenage tacticians Kamiat Nayiga and Maria Nabbanjja are making headlines at the helm of U15 side Taggy High Soccer Academy in the Gateway Entebbe Junior League.

The Duo’s team currently sits in 5th place on the log, after clinching 6 points last time out beating Panthers Soccer Academy and VT Soccer Academy 2 to nil in each.

“We have been able to correct our mistakes, we were disorganized in the first games but our team has now formed cohesion,” Nayiga said

“It’s not easy leading a pack of boys as a girl, but since We are players too of this beautiful game we can share our understanding of the game.” Nayiga added

Nabbanjja told Gateway News that understanding their opponents has proved to be a handy advantage for them.

“Everyone has a different culture like us, but strategy matters, we are happy that we killed off the games early and we hope we can go on and fight.” Nabbanjja said

Taggy High captain, Emmanuel Batambire is full of praise for his youthful coaches. “They’ve a great tactical mind and keep us focussed regardless of the result they keep on pushing us futher,” he said

“We can’t ask for better, we are confident we can make something out of this league and this is the beginning of something greater.” Batambire intimated

This Saturday, Taggy will be placed against log leaders Streamline Soccer Academy and Pro Soccer Academy in their second game of the day at Kawuku Cardinal playground. The final match will be played between Pro Soccer Academy and Streamline Soccer Academy at this play gorund at 2pm.


At St. Padre Pio;

St. Padre Pio vs Entebbe City
Entebbe City vs Young Santos
Young Santos vs St. Padre Pio

At Mutungo Playground;

Mutungo Soccer Academy vs Sports Academy Bulega
Sports Academy Bulega vs VT Soccer Academy
VT Soccer Academy vs Mutungo Soccer Academy

At Cherish Playground;

Bulega Soccer Academy vs Panthers Soccer Academy
Panthers Soccer Academy vs Waggagai Soccer Academy
Waggagai Soccer Academy vs Bulega Soccer Academy

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