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FUFA Big league: Maroons, Tooro United garner vital away wins


Both Maroons FC and Tooro United garnered vital away wins in their respective StarTimes FUFA Big league matchday two encounters.

The Charles Ayeikoh coached side, Maroons travelled to the Kyabazinga Stadium, Bugembe and oust moneybags Gaddafi FC 2-0 courtesy of Amaku Fred’s brace.

The forward broke the deadlock in the 62nd minute before he completed his brace from the penalty spot in the 82nd minute to grant his side, Maroons a vital win away from home.

Maroons have now won their first two games back to Uganda’s second tier league after they defeated Paidha Black Angels 3-1 on Thursday.

Elsewhere in the Elgon Group, Mbale Heroes needed a late goal from Luka Okori to salvage a 1-1 draw with Paidha Black Angels at the Boroboro Stadium, Paidha.

Khalid Odagiu had given the Black Angels the lead from the spot in the 74th but Okori equalised in the fourth minute of the added minutes to secure a point for the Mbale side.

In the Rwenzori Group, Coach Edward Golola guided his Tooro United side to a surprising 1-0 victory over Proline FC at the MTN Omondi Stadium, Lugogo.

With just 11 minutes on the clock, Oshaba Marvin put the ball into an empty net after Nelson Ssebwato failed to punch the ball to gift it to  to net the games lone goal of the match.

Tooro United now move top of the log, having garnered two wins in their opening two games .

In Luwero, Luwero United had to rally from behind to draw 1-1 with Nyamityobora FC at the Kasana Playground. Kimuli Gerrard netted earlier on in the 9th minute to hand the Abanyakare a deserved first half lead, but in the 71st minutes, Luwero captain Kanooya “Sumbuuwa” Rashid levelled matters for the game to end in a stalemate.

Both Luwero United and Nyamityobora have now draw their first two league games this season and have two points in two games.

At the Arena of Visions, Nicholas Luzige netted an equaliser as his side, Ndejje University and  Tiles and Terrazo played out to a 1-all draw.

Rwothomio Kemis broke the deadlock for Tiles in the 73rd minute but two minutes afterwards, Luzige levelled matters.

At the Kavumba Recreation Center, Wakiso, Waters Fc and Kigezi HomeBoys played out to a goalless stalemate with Kigezi’s captain Pascal Irasa missing a spot kick just before halftime.

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