KAMPALA – Despite the on going Coronavirus that has put sport-world wide on a halt, the Bika Bya Buganda Football organizing committee is hopeful this year’s tournament will go on as planned.
The committee has already confirmed the venues at which matches will be played.
Mutessa II Stadium in Wankulukuku, Kabaka Kyabaggu Stadium in Wakissha, IUIU in Kabojja and Lubiri play grounds in Mengo are the four venues that are expected to be used.
With normal service interrupted by the COVID-19 Pandemic, the committee came up with an online registration procedure for Clans hoping to take part in this year’s tournament.
As of Wednesday, April 29, it has been confirmed that only 10 Clans have successfully registered.
Omusu, Mpeewo, Mamba Kakobooza, Ngo, Ekibe, Nkusu, Ffumbe, Nkejje, Nsenene, Nkima are the Clans who have undergone the process.
Many others are expected to take care of the registration procedure and ensure they are part of the oldest football tournament in Buganda.
Defending champions Mbogo are one of the high profile Clans yet to do the needful.
Mmamba Gabunga are the record holders of the title having won it 10 times.
The 2020 Bika Bya Buganda Football is expected to start in early August.
The Bika winners since 1950
1951: Ngabi Nsamba
1952: Mmamba Gabunga
1953: Not Held
1954: Not Held
1956: Mmamba Gabunga
1957: Nyonyi Nyange
1959: Mmamba Gabunga
1961: Bbalangira and Kkobe
1963: Not Held
1964: Mmamba Gabunga
1965: Mmamba Gabunga
1987: Ngabi Nsamba
1989: Mmamba Gabunga
1994: Mmamba Gabunga
2003: Mmamba Gabunga
2007: Ngabi Nsamba
2011: Mmamba Gabunga
2013: Ngabi Nsamba
2014: Mmamba Gabunga