Armed Goons Steal PLU Football Tournament Medals in Kabale

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  • According to Simon Agaba, the tournament’s chief sponsor, the medals were stolen from a packed vehicle carrying the trophy, medals, and PLU T-shirts.

KABALE: The Ndorwa West Patriotic League of Uganda (PLU) football tournament medals have been stolen by unknown goons in Kabale District.

The tournament, which concluded on Sunday at Janan Luwum Memorial School Kamuganguzi playground in Ndorwa West county of Kabale District, ended with participants leaving without their medals. In the final match, Kibuuga Sub-county Football Team defeated Kahungye Sub-county Football Team with a score of 1-0.

According to Simon Agaba, the tournament’s chief sponsor, the medals were stolen from a packed vehicle carrying the trophy, medals, and PLU T-shirts. Eight teams from Ndorwa West competed in the tournament. Despite the theft, the winners received one million shillings, and the second runners-up were awarded five hundred thousand shillings.

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Agaba, who is also vying for the Ndorwa West parliamentary seat in 2026, expressed that this incident is a hindrance to sports and talent development. He believes it was a planned move, noting that the goons were armed with pangas.

CUE IN AGABA…….ON MEDALS……RR/ENG//

Evarest Asiimwe, the PLU National Sports Coordinator, stated that the PLU Sports Club aims to develop talent from the grassroots. He condemned the theft of the medals, attributing it to political motives

CUE IN ASIIMWE…..ON SPORTS…….RR//

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