The Arua district post primary final football game between Arua Secondary and Nile High school ended in chaos on Saturday after fans turned rowdy forcing the police to fire tear gas.
The final game which was played at the Muni University play grounds started with fans of the two mixed schools charging at one another even before the match started.
However chaos ensued after players of Nile High School Odia Nyadri scored the only goal in the 87th minute, leaving Arua Secondary fans in fear of loss.
Shortly the referee blew the whistle, fans of Arua Secondary engaged those of Nile high in running battles and the police immediately responded by firing tear gas at the rowdy fans and the charged crowd.
Dust covered the play grounds at Muni University as the mammoth crowd was sent in to frenzy following the tear gas, which spread all over the playground.
The deputy RDC Arua Swaibu Toko who was the chief guest at the football and Netball final matches condemned the actions of the fans and the crowd that catalyzed the chaos.
He added that it was total indiscipline of the two schools to go chaotic in the match and yet all along they have been disciplined since the start of the competitions.
Meanwhile the DEO Arua Marino Acia, says the actions of the Arua Secondary Fans tantamount to hooliganism and needs to be condemned with all efforts.
He however called for better planning on management of such games, which often attracts mammoth crowds.
Nile High Odianyadri, a private school owned by the MP for Moyo West Tom Azaa Alero became winner of the Arua District post primary football competitions with a one goal win over Arua Secondary, a government aided secondary.
Meanwhile in netball games played earlier in the day, Ediofe girls emerged the victor after beating Mvara Secondary school girls 33 against 30.
Four boys teams and eight girls teams from Arua are expected to represent the school in the regional games to be held in Maracha district next week. End