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StarTimes UPL: Kitata brace enough for BUL to stretch lead up top


Ten men BUL withstood a late Kitara charge to return to winning ways at FUFA Technical Centre in Njeru.

A first half brace from Alex Kitata inspired the Eastern Giants to a 2-1 win on a rainy evening, Sunday.

Thé On form Kitata opened the score in the 7th minute and doubled their advantage in the 19th thanks to Nicholas Mwere who ghosted from the left side to the goal mouth, sending a thunderous shot that the substitute goalkeeper placed in Kitata’s way only for him to net his sixth goal of the season with untold calm.

Alex Kitata with his man of the match card.

However with 15 minutes left on the clock, BUL’s midfielder Ibrahim Kazindula was sent off for a second bookable offense after he fouled Solomon Okwalinga.

Five minutes later, Denis Omedi pulled one back in the 80th minute for the visitors who posted serious threat of a come back but all came to nothing ending the game 2-1 in favour of the hosts.

This result consolidates the Eastern Giants, a spot at the top of the table with 21 points, four better of Vipers SC in second place while Kitara stay third with 16 points in eight

In their next outings, BUL will be against Wakiso Giants on 1st December 2023 at Kabaka Kyabagu stadium in Wakiso as Kitara host NEC at the Masindi stadium the following day.

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