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StarTimes UPL: Wakiso Giants jump to second place after victory over Bright Stars


Wakiso Giants FC has move to second place on the StarTimes Uganda Premier League table.

This is after they defeated Soltilo Bright Stars 4-2 in a game played at the Kabaka Kyabaggu Stadium in Wakissha on Tuesday.

Defender Edward Satulo and forwards Ivan Bogere and Pius Kaggwa were on target for the Purple Sharks in the Wakiso Derby. The other was an own goal from Derrick Ngobi.

While James Angu netted twice for Bright Stars as they endured yet again another defeat.

Bright Stars made a perfect start to the game as they were ahead early as in the 2nd minute as Angu netted his first.

Wakiso levelled in the 19th minute through Satulo’s header before getting ahead a minute later through another header from Bogere, who headed in a well crafted Simon Namwanja’s cross.

Angu leveled maters for the visitors, heading home a well calculated Marvin Joseph cross in the 35th minute.

Before the break, Wakiso Giants had two chances to restore their lead but Tom Matsiko and Bogere’s efforts were stopped by Hassan Matovu.

The game went into the break with the scores tied at 2-all.

The Giants finally re-took the lead in the 51st minute, Bright Stars Ngobi connecting into his own net after a hot Sharif Kimbowa shot.

Substitute Kaggwa made it four after just coming from the bench for Matsiko to give a commendable lead to his side.

Brights stars had several chances to pull a goal back before the end of the game but Angu and Marvin Youngman failed to find the target.

With the victory, Wakiso Giants move to second position with 15 points in eight games.

While Bright Stars have endured their fourth defeat of the season.

Wakiso Giants play Onduparaka next while Bright Stars will battle UPDF.

Kamardin Shero
Senior sports Editor at The Touchline Sports | Am down to earth person with a great heart of always wanting to assist where possible.

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