Diaspora: Kivumbi and Azira on target- how Ugandan pros abroad fared over the weekend

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A weekend that didn’t have many Ugandan players in action but nevertheless, a few were in action for their respective sides.

Starting off in Kenya, William Wadri featured full-time while Umar Kasumba was a second-half substitute as their side Bandari United lost 2-0 to AFC Leopards in the FK F premier league match. Benjamin Ochan failed to make it to the leopard s’ matchday squad.

Still in the FKF, Hashim Ssempala skippered Tusker FC as they rallied from two goals down to force a 2-all stalemate away to KCB.

In Tanzania, Taddeo Lwanga started on the bench as Simba SC defeated Coastal Union FC to claim the 2020-21 Vodacom Premier league with two games to go.

Simba SC is on 79 points garnered in 32 games, nine above second-placed Yanga FC.

Still in Tanzania, Nicholas Wadada featured full-time and helped his Azam FC side claim a 2-1 victory over Transit Camp in a friendly game. Mathias Kigonya never made the matchday squad.

In Sweden, Isaak Ssewakambo featured for the last 30 minutes while Ronald Mukiibi didn’t make it to the matchday squad as their Ostesunds FK suffered a 3-2 loss to Göteborg in the Swedish Allsvenskan.

Ostesunds drop to the relegation zone with 8 points garnered in 10 games.

Ritah Kivumbi came from the bench to net Mallabackens IF consolation goal as they lost 2-1 to Norrköping in the Swedish Wllitetan.

In Algeria, Allan Okello didn’t feature as his Paradou AC side lost 2-1 to Aïn M’lila in the Algeria Ligue 1.

In the USA,  Mustafa Kizza was an unused substitute as his Montreal Impact side secured a vital 2-1 victory over New York City in Major League Soccer.

Still, in the MSL, Edward Kizza was introduced on in the 87th minutes as his New England Revolution side suffered a 3-2 defeat to Toronto.

Mike Azira was on target for New Mexico FC as they secured a 3-1 victory Over Colorado springs in the USL Championship. Azira’s strike came in the 91st minute when the score was still 1-all.

In the Czech Republic, Edrisa Lubega was in action for Pribram FK in a club-friendly as they lost 1-0 to Hradec Kralove FC.

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