Naguru Police Kids Soccer Academy have finished in second place in the U17 category of the kids tournaments in Namutumba and Jinja after emerging victors in two of the categories.
The Police kids soccer academy won three trophies in the U11, U15 and U19 categories.
The junior force’s Under 16 goal keeper, Stephen Ochola was also named best goalkeeper of the tournament while Shadrach Namukowa emerged top scorer in Jinja.
The tournaments were held in Namutumba between December 22 and 27, and in Jinja between December 28 to January 3, 2019.
Out of the six categories of (U9, 11, 13, 15, 17 and 19) in the tourney, Police Kids Soccer Academy won in three, finishing second in the U17 category.
AIGP Andrew Sorowen, Police’s Director in charge of Special Duties who received the team on Friday commended the players for their tireless efforts that saw them put the best performance.
He urged them to maintain discipline, focus on education, balance sports and books, avoid drugs; smoking and all bad habits that he said might cripple their sports career.