Diaspora: how Ugandan professionals abroad fared over the weekend


It’s another week that comes after an exciting weekend of football around the world, especially where we get to see Ugandan professionals turning out for their sides.

Miya is still struggling for playing time, Edrisa Lubega continues to start for Paide as Dereck Kuteesa continues gradually break into Reims starting lineup – all the latest in the Diaspora and how Ugandan professionals fared over the weekend with Kamardin Shero.

In Turkey, Farouk Miya continues to struggle for playing time since the start of the 2020/21 season. He was an unused substitute for his team Konyaspor FC who played out to a 1-all draw against Yeni Malatyaspor in the Turkish Super Lig.

In Estonia, Edrisa Lubega started for Paide Linnameskond as they claimed a 2-0 win over TJK Legion in the Estonian Meistriliiga.

In Sweden, Isaak Ssewankambo played full-time while Ronald Mukiibi never made the Matchday squad as Ostersunds recorded a 3-2 win over Sirius IFK in the Swedish Allsvenskan.

Patrick Mulyanti’s IFK Amal lost once again and this time 3-0 to Vänersborgs IF in the Swedish Division 2.

Ritah Kivumbi played full-time as her side, Mallbacken IF defeated Brommapojkarna 3-0 in the Swedish Elitetan.

Viola Nambi came on in the 74th minute and helped her side Växjö DFF claim a 2-0 win over Uppsala in the Swedish Damallsvenskan.

In French Ligue 1, Dereck Kuteesa started and was substituted off in the 35th minute as his Reims FC side lost 3-1 to Lorient FC at home after receiving two red cards.

In the Scottish Premiership, Motherwell’s game against St Mirren was called off due to Covid infection within the two squads. However, Ugandan defender Bevis Mugabi remains out of action after getting injured during the club’s training.

In Denmark, Moses Opondo didn’t make the Matchday squad as his Odense Boldkub side fell 3-1 against Midtjylland FC in the Danish Super Ligue.

Robert Kakeeto also never made the matchday squad as his side, AaB Aalborg picked up a 2-1 win against Copenhagen.

In England, Ulke Ikpeazu Mubiru still never made it to the Matchday squad as Wycombe Wanderers squandered an early goal lead to lose 2-1 to Milwall FC in the English Championship.

Elvis Bwomono featured full-time as his side, Southend FC lost 2-0 to Cheltenham in the English league two.

In the Portuguese LigaPro, Alex Kakuba came on in the 79th minute as his side, CD Cova De Piedade claimed a 2-0 win over Académico de Viseu FC.

In the USA, Mike Azira was once again an unused substitute for Chicago Fire FC as they drew 2-2 with Sporting Kansas City in the Major Soccer League.

In Congo, Joseph Ochaya never made the Matchday squad as TP Mazembe played out to a goalless draw against AS Vita Club in the Vodacom Linafoot.

In South Africa, Denis Onyango started in goal as his side, Mamelodi Sundowns were eliminated from the MTN 8 after losing 1-0 to Bloemfontein Celtics at the quarterfinals

Moses Waiswa was an unused substitute as SuperSport United held on to defeat Tshakhuma Tsha Madzivhandila FC 3-2 in the other MTN 8 quarter-finals.

In Egypt, forward Emmanuel Okwi was introduced on in the 63rd minute as his Al Ittihad Alexandra side lost by 2-1 against El Entang El Harby In the Egyptian Premier League.

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