Express, KCCA in stalemate as Villa fall

Thursday results

Express 2-2 KCCA

Mbarara City 0-0 URA

SC Villa 0-1 Busoga United

KCCA ceded ground in the StarTimes Uganda Premier League (SUPL) title chase as they dropped points in the 2-2 draw with Express at Wankulukuku on Tuesday.

The visitors, KCCA, surrendered a lead when they seemed destined for victory after recovering from a beautiful Martin Kizza 19th minute free-kick.

Julius Poloto’s 45-minute penalty for that equaliser set the stage set for Sadat Anaku to put KCCA ahead for the first time after the break.

But Express battled back, substitute Joseph Akandanwaho brilliantly finishing off right-back Enoch Walusimbi’s cross late on.

The result means KCCA remain second with 40 points – three behind Vipers – after 19 matches played.  Express are sixth with 30 points.

In Njeru, Villa’s woeful season continued as the as they fell to hosts Busoga United 1-0.

Forward Anwar Ntege scored a header off Shaka Ssozi’s corner to continue a steady climb out of the relegation zone.

This was Villa’s eighth defeat, dropping them to 12th place.

At the Kakyeka Stadium in Mbarara, the hosts and URA could only settle for a goalless draw.

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