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StarTimes UPL: UPDF end BUL’s unbeaten run

  •  UPDF FC 2-0 BUL FC
  • SC Villa 3-1 Arua Hill SC

Bernard Muwanga and Sam Kintu netted in either half for the army side UPDF to end BUL ‘s unbeaten run at the Bombo Military Barracks grounds on Thursday.

After a heavy rain power in Bombo, the game began with a moment of silence in remembrance of the fallen FUFA Vice President the late Darius Mogoye.

Muwanga’s goal came just 6 minutes into the opening half after a long throw-in forcing BUL player Walter Ochora into handling in the forbidden area.

Thé former SC Villa man stepped forward and converted the penalty for a 1-0 lead.

With lots attacks flowing in on BUL’s side but without a yield however 9 minutes after the restart in the second stanza Kintu netted UPDF ‘s second after connecting with the ball on the volley at the edge of the penalty area.

It went from bad to worse for the Jinja side as their head coach Abbey Kikomeko and Assistant Simeon Masaba were shown red and yellow respectively.

UPDF became the first team to hand the Jinja-based side, collecting their second win of the campaign.

The result lifted UPDF to ninth with eight points, while BUL stayed top with 18 points after seven matches.

In their next games, UPDF will visit Arua Hill in Adjumani while BUL will face a test against current runners-up Kitara FC at the FUFA Technical Center, Njeru, on November 26.

On the other hand, SC Villa picked their second win of the season after beating Arua Hill SC 3-1 at the Muteesa II Stadium, Wankulukuku.

Peter Onzima celebrating his goal against Arua Hill with Elvis Ngonde.

Ronald Ssekiganda, Umar Lutalo and Peter Onzima netted for the Jogoo to recover from a two-game winless run while Frank Kalanda alias “Machete” netted Arua Hill’s consolation.

SC Villa will be welcomed by Mbarara City FC at their next match day at the Kakyeka Stadium.

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