Diaspora: Kivumbi and Mpande on target as Ssewankambo assists- how Ugandan professionals fared over the weekend

Diaspora - Ugandan Professionals abroad

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 respective clubs.

Ritah Kivumbi came off the bench to score, Joseph Mpande netted the winning goal. Isaak Ssewankambo’s assist was not enough – all the latest in the Diaspora and how Ugandan professionals fared over the weekend with Kamardin Shero.

In Turkey, Farouk Miya started and featured for 79 minutes for Konyaspor as they lost 1-0 to Gaziantep FC in the Turkish Super Ligue.

In Estonia, Edrisa Lubega was a second-half substitute for Paide Linnameskond as they claimed a 3-1 win over Kalju FC away from home in the Estonian Meistriliiga.

In Sweden, Isaak Ssewankambo played full-time and made an assist while Ronald Mukiibi came on in the 7th minute for injured Thomas Isherwood for Ostersunds in their 3-1 home loss to Hammarby in the Swedish Allsvenskan.

Ritah Kivumbi was on the scoresheet for Mallbacken IF as they claimed a 2-0 win over Älvsjö AIK in the Swedish Elitettan. Kivumbi came on in the 45th minute and found the back of the net in the 75th minute.

In French Ligue 1, Dereck Kuteesa was on the sideline with injury as his Reims FC were 4-0 winners over 9-men Montpellier FC to claim their first win of the season.

In Denmark, Moses Opondo didn’t make the Matchday squad as his Odense Boldkub side claimed a 3-0 win over Lyngby Boldkub in the Danish Super Ligue.

In England, Ulke Ikpeazu Mubiru came on in the 69th minute as his Wycombe Wanderers side continued their losing streak in the English Championship with a 2-1 loss to Norwich City.

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

In the Portuguese LigaPro, Alex Kakuba never made the Match day squad as his side, CD Cova De Piedade claimed a 2-0 win over Leixões S.C.

In the USA, Mike Azira was an unused substitute for Chicago Fires FC as they drew 2-all with New York Red Bulls in Major league Soccer.

In DR. Congo, Joseph Ochaya was an unused substitute as his side, TP Mazembe played out to a 1-all draw against Motema Pembe in the Vodacom Linafoot.

In South Africa, Denis Onyango started in goal and played full-time as his Mamelodi Sundowns side claimed a 3-0 win over last season’s runner-ups Kaizer Chiefs in the DStv Premier league.

Moses Waiswa was yet again an unused substitute as Supersports United claimed a 2-0 win against Black Leopards.

In Algeria, Allan Okello started for Paradou AC in their 2-1 win over Tribal Youth in a friendly game.

In Vietnam, Joseph Mpande scored the winning goal as his Hai Phong side claimed a 3-2 win over Nam Định in the Vietnam League 1. The Ugandan forward found the back of the net 7minutes from time with the score 2-all at that time.

Still, in the V. League 1 playoff, Moses Oloya played full-time for Hanoi FC as they claimed a 2-1 win over Becamex Bình Dương while also Geoffrey Kizito also featured for 90 minutes as Than Quang Ninh also were 2-1 winners over Ho Chi Minh City.

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