Diaspora: Uche and Atamba on target as Denis Onyango registers another clean sheet – how Ugandan professionals fared over the weekend


Another weekend of stunning performances for Uganda professionals. Uche Ikpeazu and Atamba scored for their respective sides in England and the US respectively. Onyango registered another clean sheet with Sundowns.

Here’s how Ugandan players abroad fared over the weekend.

Uche Ikpeazu Mubiru was on target for Wycombe Wanderers as they were demolished 7-2 by Brentford FC in the English Skybet Championship at the Brentford Community Stadium. Jordan Obita never featured.

Still in the English Championship, Jayden Onen was an unused substitute for Reading FC as they claimed a 3-1 victory over Bournemouth at home.

In the English League two, Elvis Bwomono started and featured halftime as Southend United were smashed 5-1 by Port Vale.

In USA, Nathaniel Atamba was target on FC Minneapolis  drew 2-2 with Inter Minneapolis in the Pre-season friendly. Coach player Ian Sendi was almost in action for FC Minneapolis.

In India, Richard Kasagga didn’t make the matchday squad for Aizawl FC who secured a narrow 2-1 win over 9-men Neroca in the Indian I League.

In Israel, Both Fahad Aziz Bayo and Timothy Awanyi featured full-time for Ashdod SC as they fell 3-0 to M. Netanya in the Israeli Premier League.

Still in Israel, Kizito Luwagga featured full-time for Hapoel Kfar Saba who suffered a 3-0 loss to Maccabi Haifa.

In Algeria, Allan Okello was in the starting lineup for Paradou AC as they drew goalless with Aïn M’lila in the Algerian Ligue 1.

In Malta, Erisa Ssekisambu started and played full-time as his side Tarxien Rainbow FC were subjected to a 2-0 loss by Hibernians in the Maltese Premier League.

In South Africa, Denis Onyango started in goal and kept another clean sheet as Mamelodi Sundowns claimed a 2-0 win over Chippa United in the DSTV Premiership.

Still in the DStv Premiership, Moses Waiswa started on bench but played the last ten minutes of the match as his Supersport United side played out to a 1-all draw with Moroka Swallows.

In Egypt, Allan Kyambadde didn’t make the matchday squad for El Gouna as they suffered a 2-1 loss to Ceramica Cleopatra in the Egyptian Premier league.

Khalid Aucho started and played full-time as his side El Makkasa suffered a 4-1 loss to Zamalek.

In Kenya, Benjamin Ochan started in goal and helped his side, AFC Leopard to a 2-1 win over Posta Rangers in the Kenya Premier League.

Still in the Kenya Premier League, Hashim Ssempala started and featured full-time as Tusker FC claimed a 1-0 win over Mathare United.

In Tanzania, Taddeo Lwanga started and helped his Simba SC side claim the Simba Super Cup after they drew goalless with Joseph Ochaya’s TP Mazembe to claim the title organized in preparation for the CAF Champions League group stages.

Both Mathias Kigonya and Nicholas Wadada started for Azam FC in a practice match against KMC that ended 3-1 for the former.

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