The Startimes Uganda Premier League broke off after match day 25 in an aim to create space for the Uganda cranes preparation ahead of the CHAN tournament. The league will return in May.
At Touchline Sports we take you through Match day 25 as how it rapped up the action prior to the break. A total of 14 goals were scored in 8 games, 28 yellow cards and one red card were ditched out. The red card was awarded to Vipers forward Fahad Bayo in a controversial way.
On form SC Villa closes in on the top two clubs in hunt for silver ware with 46 points, 8 points separating them from Vipers who are atop of the log at 54points and only 4points below KCCA FC in the second.
The relegation battles turns interesting, Maroons drops into the red line zone as Police FC move up but only a seven point difference separates the bottom five placed teams. Bright Stars with 29 points, Police with 25 points, Maroon with 24 points, Proline and Tooro United are both having 22 points.
The race for the golden boot has seen leading scorer Steven Dese Mukwala of Maroons freeze at 13goals and Vipers Fahad Bayo trying to play a catch up has managed to net 12 goals. Mukwala last scored a goal on match day 20 as Maroons drew 1-1 with Tooro United while Bayo was on target in the Vipers loss at URA in February 20202
Match day 25 results
KCCA FC 0-0 Proline – Startimes Stadium, Lugogo
Busoga 1-0 Kyetume – Mighty Arena, Jinja
BUL FC 4-0 Onduparaka – FUFA Technical Center,Njeru
Bright Stars 1-3 Mbarara City – Kavumba Recreational center, Wakiso
Maroons 0-1 Express – Luzira Prisons play grounds, Luzira
Wakiso Giants 0-0 Vipers – Kabaka Kyabagu stadium, Wakiso
URA SC 1-2 Police – Arena of Visions, Ndejje University
Tooro 0-1 SC Villa – St. Paul’s seminary play ground, Fort Portal