Uganda Premier League

Recap: Startimes Uganda Premier League Match day 22.


The Startimes Uganda Premier league Match day 22 commenced on Tuesday and Wednesday and a total number of 24 goals scored in  8 matches, averaging to 3 goals per game with just two red cards awarded.

Vipers 0-0 KCCA FC

The defending champions of KCCA FC played out to a goalless draw against table leaders Vipers SC in what was dubbed as the title decider match. The game played at St. Marys’ stadium had nothing much to decide but left the Venoms at the top of the table with a 5 point gap a head of rivals KCCA FC. It was the battle of the best defense of Vipers SC who have conceded just 12 goals against the best attacking force of KCCA FC who have managed to put 40 goals past their opponents.

Kayiwa battling with Aloro Moses

Busoga United 3-0 URA FC

Ten man Busoga United humiliated URA FC  3-0  at the Mighty Arena in Jinja. Douglas Muganga was awarded a red in the 21st minute of the game after a second bookable offence. Second half goals from David Bagoole (59 minute) , Nelson Mandela (64 minute) and Lawrence Tezikya (76 minute) were enough to stop on-form URA FC. Busoga United are now 5th on the log with 33 points only a point behind URA in the 4th position with 34 points.

Bagoole was on the scoresheet as Busoga humbled URA FC

Wakiso Giants 2-1 Maroons

The purple sharks of Wakiso came from a goal down to clinch a 2-1 win over Maroons at the Kabaka Kyabagu stadium.

David Ndihabwe put the visitors ahead in the 65th minute but Tom Masiko pulled one back in the 87th minute from the spot kick to level the game. Target man Vianney Ssekajugo scored the winner for Wakiso in the 90+ minute to seal the three points. Hannington Ssebwalunyo the Maroons goalkeeper received matching orders as the game came to an end. Wakiso Giants now sit 9th on the log on 28 points and Maroons are 13th on 24 points.

Ssekajugo scored late on to steals the 3 points for Wakiso

Police 1-2 Bright Stars

Police FC lost  2-1 to Brightstars at their home ground, StarTimes Stadium, lugogo. Ssebunza and Muwada Mawejje scored for Bright stars while Hood Kawesa scored the consolation for the cops.

Proline 3-1 BUL FC

Proline FC helped themselves to a 3-1 win against BUL FC who are on a winless run of 9 games. BUL FC last tasted a win in November against Mbarara City. Goals from Mustafa Mujjuzi (p) and a brace from Mato Rodgers helped Proline collect maximum points, Ivan Ssemujju had put BUL ahead.

Kyetume 4-3 Mbarara City

Kyetume emerged winners in a 7 goal thriller as they edged Mbarara city 3-2 at the Mighty Arena in Jinja. Veteran Striker Robert Ssentongo bagged a brace for the slaughters adding onto Deo Isejja and Muhamood goals. Brian Aheebwa scored a brace for Mbarara City and Okwalinga Solomon added the third.

Express 2-1 Tooro United

Coach Wasswa Bbosa continued his perfect run in the league as he guided  Express to a 2-1 win against Tooro United  at Kavumba recreational play ground. Frank Ssenyondo and Frank Kalanda scored for the red eagles in first half of the game, Kawooya pulled one back for Tooro but it was not enough.

Cyrus Kibande put in a man of the match performance against Tooro United | Express Media

SC Villa 1-0 Onduparaka FC

Ambrose Kirya lone strike guided Villa past stubborn Onduparaka in the Uganda premier league match at Mandela national stadium Namboole. SC Villa managed to extend their unbeaten run to 5 games

Derrick Ndahiro battling Onduparaka player| Courtesy photo

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