Diaspora: how Ugandan professionals fared over the weekend


The Touchline Sports once again returns with Diaspora featuring how Ugandan professionals fared at their respective clubs over the weekend.

The Touchline Sports’ Kamardin Shero gives you the latest from the diaspora.

In Israel, Forward Luwagga Kizito was in the matchday squad as Hapoel Kfar Saba lost 2-0 to top-placed Maccabi Petach Tikva in the Israel Premier League.

Defender Timothy Awanyi started and played 73 minutes while Fahad Bayo came on in 61st minute as their side, Ashdod SC picked up a 2-0 win over Hapoel Tel Aviv.

Photo Courtesy of IK

In Estonia, Edrisa Lubega wasn’t in the matchday squad as his Paide Linnameskond side were 4-1 winners against Viljandi JK Tulevik in the Estonian Meistriliiga.

In Sweden, Isaak Ssewankambo played full-time and Ronald Mukiibi came on in the 64th minute as their side, Ostersunds played out to a 2-all draw against Norrköping in the Swedish Allsvenskan.

Mukiibi in action for Ostersunds | Photo Courtesy

Alexis Bbaka played 90 minutes as his Umeå FC played out to a goalless draw with Dalkurd in the Swedish Superettan.

Patrick Mulyanti featured as his IFK Amal lost 4-3 to Lidköping while Allan Zzizinga featured for 89 minutes as FC Gute drew 3-all with Värmbola FC in the Swedish Division 2.

Ritah Kivumbi was a second-half substitute as her side, Mallbacken drew 2-2 with Kalmar IF  in the Swedish Elitetan.

Viola Nambi wasn’t in the matchday squad as Växjö DFF defeated Umeä IK 3-1 in the Swedish Damallsvenskan.

In Scotland, Bevis Mugabi was instrumental for Motherwell FC as they picked up their first win of the season against St. Johnstone courtesy Alex Campbell’s early strike at the Fir Park.

Bevis Mugabi joins teammates in celebration | Courtesy Photo of Motherwell

In the Czech Republic, Isaac Muleme played 86 minutes and picked up a yellow card in Viktoria Zizkov’s 2-0 win over Prostějov SK in the Czech National Football league.

In France, Dereck Kutesa was a second-half substitute as Reims FC lost 1-0 to Angers FC in the French Ligue1

Goalie James Aheebwa wasn’t in the matchday squad as his side, Vaulx defeated Bourgoin-Jallieu 3-1 in the CFA 2.

In Denmark, Robert Kakeeto came on in the 82nd minute as his side, AaB Aalborg played out to a goalless draw with Lyngby Boldkub in the Danish Superliga.

Moses Opondo started and featured for 60 minutes as Odense Boldkub held on to defeat a Copenhagen 3-2 at TRE-FOR Park stadium.

In the USA, Mike Azira was an unused substitute as his side, Chicago Fire drew 2-2  with Columbus Crew SC  in Major League Soccer.

In England, Ikpeazu Mubiru Uche was once again not in the matchday squad as Wycombe Wanderers lost 1-0 to Rotherham United in the English Championship.

Defender Elvis Bwomono played full-time as his side, Southend FC got a 4-0 hammering by Harrogate Town in the Football league two.

In South Africa, Denis Onyango returned in goal as Mamelodi Sundowns defeated Bloemfontein Celtics 1-0 to lift the Nedbank Cup and complete a domestic treble.

In Egypt, Midfielder Allan Kyambadde featured for 58 minutes as his El Gouna side lost 4-1 to El Gaish in the Egyptian Premier League.

Khalid Aucho started and featured for 84 minutes as his El Makkasa side were 2-0 winners over Tanta SC.

In Tanzania, Boban Zirintusa was on the scoresheet as his Mtibwa Sugar side drew 1-all with Simba FC in the Tanzania Premier League.

Nicolas Wadada was in action as  Azam FC picked up maximum points after defeating Coastal Union 2-0.

Kamardin Shero
Senior sports Editor at The Touchline Sports | Am down to earth person with a great heart of always wanting to assist where possible.

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