Diaspora: Just a handful of Uganda’s players abroad were involved in league football


It’s an International week but there are still a few Ugandan professionals who were in action for their respective clubs over the weekend. This is how they fared.

Starting off in South Africa, Former Cranes Skipper Denis Onyango didn’t make the matchday squad  as Mamelodi Sundowns defeated Cape Town City 3-0 in their last game of the season. Onyango and Sundowns were crowned league champions for the 11th time three weeks ago. Onyango was also voted the PSL goalkeeper of the season on Sunday evening.

Ismail Watenga started in goal for Chippa United while Moses Waiswa was a second half substitute as they drew 1-all at the Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium.

SuperSport finished the season in 5th position with 45 points garnered in 30 games while Chippa finished second last with 27 and will now play in the relegation playoff.

Heading to Sweden, Ritah Kivumbi featured for the last 30 minutes as her side, Mallbacken IF drew goalless with Borgeby in the Swedish Elitetan. Mallbacken sits eight on the log with 10points in 8 games.

In the Swedish Division 1, Alexis Bbaka featured for 81 minutes as his side, Umea FC secured a 1-0 victory over Hudiksvall to move third on the log with 20 points in  10 games.

In Kenya, Umar Kasumba started and made an assist for Bandari FC as they claimed a comprehensive 5-0 victory over Sigalala in the Betway Cup.

Still in the Betway Cup, Hashim Ssempala was an unused subs as Tusker FC defeated Luanda Villa 1-0 while also Benjamin Ochan was an unused substitute as his AFC Leopards side came from behind to defeat Bugoma Superstars 4-2.

In Iceland, Sandra Nabweteme featured for Thor/KA as they suffered a 3-1 loss to próttur in the Iceland Pepsi Max Women league.

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