Diaspora: Montreal Impact reach playoffs as Mustafa Kizza debuts, Lubega on target again – how Ugandan professionals abroad fared over the weekend


Former KCCA FC left-back Mustafa Kizza started on a lighter note with Montreal Impact in the Major League Soccer while Edrisa Lubega was once again on target as Paide claimed another victory is Estonia this weekend – all the latest from Ugandan professionals abroad with Kamardin Shero.

Former KCCA FC and Cranes defender Mustafa Kizza started on a blessed note with his new club Montreal Impact as they claimed a 3-2 win over DC united to book a playoff spot in the Major League Soccer. Kizza replaced Bosnia’s Amar Sejdić in the 72 minute of the game.

On the other end in the Major League Soccer, Mike Azira never made the matchday squad as Chicago Fire suffered a 4-3 loss to New York City in the Major league soccer.

In Estonia, Forward Edrisa Lubega was once again on target for Paide Linnameskond as they claimed a 4-2 win against JK Narva Trans in the Estonian Meistriliiga. In the 6th minute, Lubega opened the scoring, netting his 14th of the season in the process before Kevin Kauber (20′) and substitute Henri Anier second-half brace sealed the win for Paide.

In Turkey, Farouk Miya started and played full-time, helping his Konyaspor side to a 2-0 win over Fenerbahçe in the Turkish Super Lig.

In Sweden, Ronald Mukiibi played full-time while Isaak Ssewankambo never made the matchday squad as Ostersunds FK fell 2-1 to Häcken BK in the Swedish Allsvenskan.

Ritah Kivumbi was an unused substitute as her Mallbacken IF side drew 1-all with Alingsås FC in the Swedish Elitettan.

Viola Nambi was introduced in on the 87th minute as her Växjö DFF claimed a 2-0 win over Eskilstuna United in the Swedish Damallsvenskan.

Defender Mukisa Kenneth Mbayo featured full-time for Team ThorenGruppen who lost 4-2 to IK Freq in the Swedish Division 3.

In France, Dereck Kuteesa was introduced in 86th minute as Stade Reims squandered a two-goal lead to draw 4-all with Lens FC in the French Ligue 1.

In Denmark, Moses Opondo was once again absent from the matchday squad as his side, Odense Boldkub lost 3-1 to Brondby FC In the Danish Super Ligue.

Still in the Danish Super Ligue, Robert Kakeeto didn’t make the Matchday squad as his AaB Aalborg claimed a 2-1 win away from home against Randers FC.

In England, Uche Ikpeazu Mubiru was out Injured as Wycombe Wanderers suffered a 2-0 loss to Nottingham Forest in the English Championship.

Elvis Bwomono featured full-time as his side, Southend United FC lost 4-3 in penalties to Boreham Wood after a 3-all full-time draw in the FA Cup.

In Vietnam, Moses Oloya started and played full-time as his side, Hanoi FC claimed a 4-0 win over Than Quảng Ninh in the V.League 1.

In Israel, Fahad Bayo featured for 59 minutes while Timothy Awanyi featured full-time as Ashdod SC suffered a 2-1 loss to Maccabi Haifa in the Israel Premier League.

Still, in Israel, Luwagga Kizito’s Hapoel Kfar Saaba played out to a goalless draw with Hapoel Beer Sheva.

In South Africa, Moses Waiswa started and featured 55 minutes as Supersport United lost 1-0 to Bloemfontein Celtics in the second leg of the MTN 8 semifinals.

In Zambia, Goalkeeper Mathias Kigonya featured full-time as his Forrest Rangers drew 1-all  with Lusaka Dynamos in the Zambia MTN Premier league.

In Congo, Joseph Ochaya was introduced in the 86th minute as his TP Mazembe claimed a  2-1 win over Don Bosco in the Vodacom Linafoot.

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