University Football League

UFL: St. Lawrence ease past Bishop Stuart to go top


St Lawrence University (SLAU) defeated Bishop Stuart University in a 4-1 goals galore in a game played in in Mpigi, Kavule to go top of group D

An early penalty converted by Bayo Gita in the 4th minute, Rwasa Rodgers converted into his own net and Ssemugera Misi added a second half brace for SLAU while Akampulira Hillary bagged a consolation for the visitors.

St. Lawrence the losing finalists in 2019 started the game with high intensity to finish the job done in the early stages of the game which saw them receive a penalty after Sseruwu Collins was brought down by the Bishop Stuart’s defender in the box as early as the 3rd minute.

Bayo Gita stepped up and converted from the spot in the 4th minute to put St. Lawrence ahead. SLAU kept pilling pressure to the visitors which saw Stuart’s Owemugisha make a double save in the 10th minute to keep his side  in the game.

A mix up in Bishop Stuart’s defence  lead to an own goal from Rwasa Rodgers who headed into his own net in the 17th minute.

Ibrahim Kasule saw his two shots hit the cross bar due to poor defending from Bishop Stuart. The game was sent into halftime with a 2-0 lead for the hosts.

St. Lawrence came back for second half strong and attacking with a lot of energy which forced Owemugisha into a save denying Collins from close range.

Hillary Akampulira pulled a goal back for Bishop Stuart in the 56th minute from a long range shot to hand his side some hope for a comeback.

However there was still showtime for SLAU’s Ssemugera Misi who bagged a brace in the game scoring in the 76th minute and 90th minute to guide St. Lawrence to a 4-1 win against Bishop Stuart.

Thursday results

St. Lawrence 4-1 Bishop Stuart

Fixture Friday 21st February


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