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StarTimes FBL: Arua Hill’s automatic promotion still in sight, Terrazzo and Tiles relegated

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The StarTimes FUFA Big league continued on Wednesday evening with eight Match day 13 matches across the different corners of the Pearl of Africa. Four games were played in each group as the league edges to Climax.

After Wednesday’s game, Arua Hills are almost promoted to the StarTimes Uganda Premier league while Terrazzo and Tiles have been relegated from the FUFA Big league.

Here is a wrap of the Matchday 12 action.

Starting off in the Elgon group, Log leaders Arua Hill are on the verge of getting promoted to the StarTimes Uganda Premier league after they drew goalless with second placed Gadaffi FC at the Kyabazinga Stadium, Bugembe.

The draw takes Arua Hill to 27 points with just one game to go and are also three points ahead of Gadaffi FC with a very big superior goal difference.

For Gadaffi to qualify automatically, they will need to win by 7-0 and pray that Arua hill loses in the final games over the weekend.

In the other game in the Elgon group, Mbale Heroes secured a vital 1-0 victory over Blacks Power FC at the Emokori Playgrounds, Bukedea.

Uganda Sand Cranes star Ronald Mugwali netted the all important goal for the Heroes to take them to 16 points garnered in 13 games.

With one game to go, Mbale Heroes are still in the relegation battle as they sit sixth on the log, level with Calvary who are seventh and occupy the last relegation place.

For Blacks Power, they remain third on the log with 21 points and occupy the last playoff place.

At the Prison grounds in Luzira, Solomon Walusimbi netted the lone goal as Maroons fought hard to defeat Kataka FC.

With the win, Maroons stays fifth on the log with 17 points, one below Kataka  who sit fourth.

In Zombo, Cavalry held on to defeat already relegated Paidha Black Angels 4-1 at the Bor Okoro Stadium to continue their fight to avoid relegation.

Heading to the Rwenzori group, log leaders Tooro United also drew goalless with Luwero United at the Betway Muteesa II Stadium, Wakulukuku.

Tooro United missed a spotkick late on in the second half which would have secured them an automatic promotion back to the Uganda Premier league.They will now need to win their last game against Kigezi HomeBoys to secure automatic promotion.

For Luwero United, they remain fourth on the log with 15 points.

At the Arena of Visions, Proline continued their promotion serge after they defeated Ndejje University 3-2 to move two points below Tooro United ahead of the last game of the season.

Diego Hamis Kizza, Sendi Ibrahim and Noordin Bunjo were on target for the Anthony Bogole’s side while Ronald Owiny and Samuel Nsubuga netted for the University side.

In Kabale, Kigezi HomeBoys relegated Terrazzo and Tiles from the FUFA Big league after the Gorillas defeated the Mbarara based side 3-0 at the Kabale Municipal Stadium.

Edson Nkahebwa, Dickson Niwamanya and Rogers Tabula were on target for the Gorillas to help their side move out of the relegation zone.

Kigezi now sixth on the log with 14 points, one above Ndejje University who are now in relegation zone with 13 points.

In the last game in the Rwenzori group, Water FC moved a step closer to surviving relegation after they secured a 3-2 victory over Nyamityobora  FC at the Kavumba Recreation Center, Wakiso.

Clinton Kamugisha netted a brace for Nyamityobora but wasn’t enough to dispatched the Water’s side.

Water now sit 5th on the log with 14 points while Nyamityobora have already secured their playoff place as they sit third on the log with 21 points,  six above the nearest rivals Luwero United.

All results
Elgon group
  • Arua Hill SC 0-0 Gadaffi FC
  • Blacks Power 0-1 Mbale Heroes
  • Maroons 1-0 Kataka FC
  • Paidha Black Angels 1-4 Calvary FC
Rwenzori group
  • Tooro United 0-0 Luwero United
  • Ndejje University 2-3 Proline FC
  • Kigezi HomeBoys 3-0 Terrazzo and Tiles
  • Waters FC 3-2 Nyamityobora FC

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