New Vision emerged the best team at the 2019 Media Sports Gala held at Namboole Stadium on Sunday.
The newspaper under Vision Group won two of the three events to defeat 25 other teams that showed up for football, athletics and netball.
On a fun-filled day littered with activity on four pitches, running track and netball courts, New Vision defeated their mates Bukedde from Vision Group 1-0 in the football final at dusk. Mande Kyomukama scored the winner while Baba TV edged Galaxy FM via penalties for third place.
Earlier, New Vision had also won athletics with 35 points after topping men’s 200m and men as well as women’s 4x100m relay finals. Dream TV came second on track with 30 points following the women’s 200m win and third place in the women’s relay.
In netball, Impact FM defeated four others to the trophy after garnering seven points, one ahead of New Vision.
The event was graced by French Ambassador to Uganda Jules-Armand Aniambossou as Chief Guest.
He commended organisers of the Media Sports Gala for what he described as a great initiative, and pledged that the Government of France through the embassy in Kampala will support upcoming editions.
This year’s gala was supported by Guinness, Betway Uganda, Nation Media Group, Harris International, Legends Events, Fufa, Mandela Group, City Ambulance and Mandela National Stadium, Namboole.
TOP THREE PER EVENT
New Vision 35 points
Dream TV – 30
Radio 4 – 21
Impact FM – 7
New Vision – 6
Prime Radio – 5