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KCCA beat rivals SC Villa to go 7 clear, URA hold Express

Tuesday November 1, 2016 Results

KCCA 3-1 SC Villa

Soana 1-2 Sadolin Paints

Express 1-1 URA
Onduparaka 1-1 URA

The Saints 1-1 Lweza

Champions KCCA are now seven points clear at the summit after comprehensively beating rivals SC Villa 3-1 in the top of the table clash.

The Kasasiro, who maintained their 100% home record this campaign started slowly but got in front after just 12 minutes when Paul Mucureezi effort hit the back of the net with goalie Yasin Mugabi stranded on the line.

The midfielder received a ball outside the area and raced past Ibrahim Kiyemba before unleashing a shot that hit the post before settling in the net.

There was not much to write about the first half though KCCA should have led by 2-0 but Muzamiru Mutyaba effort from the free kick on the edge hit the cross bar and Derrick Nsibambi goal off a rebound was cancelled for offside.

SC Villa’s Shafik Bisaso introduced Abel Eturude for Paul Mbowa after recess and the Jogoos started to press for the leveller although the hosts still looked more dangerous going forward.

He later threw on Rwandese import Sina Jerome for Alex Kitaata and the striker cum midfielder forced an error in the KCCA area as his pass was handled by Habib Kavuma.

Abdulmalick Vitalis Tabu who looked a little lively sent Benjamin Ochan the wrong way as home fans went into frenzy on the half hour mark.

But it took five minutes for the Kasasiro to retake the lead as Derrick Nsibambi headed home Ronald Musana’s cross past Mugabi who had an average game.

But it wasn’t done until the first minute of added time when Joseph Ochaya made it 3-1 off Isaac Muleme corner to put icing on the cake.

KCCA are now on 28 points after 12 games while SC Villa stay second with 21 although they have played a match less.

At Wankulukuku, Herman Wasswa scored in the 65th minute to cancel out a first half goal from Bokota Labama Kamana as Express drew 1-1 with URA to stay 7th on the 16 team log.

URA, who drew their second consecutive game remain 5th with 17 points, eleven behind leaders.

At Kavumba, Soana missed an opportunity to jump to second after losing 2-1 to visitors Sadolin Paints.

Ronald Lukungu and Norman Ojik scored for the visiting Painters while Hamis Kitagenda scored the consolation for Sam Ssimbwa’s side that remains on 20 points.

Elsewhere, Rashid Agau scored a late equaliser to salvage a draw for Onduparaka at the Green Light stadium against visiting Proline.

Edirisa Lubega had given Mujib Kasule’s side a lead in the 57th minute.

Kirinya Jinja SS drew yet another game as they settled to a 1-1 draw with Bright Stars at Kakindu.

Joshua Kawadwa scored for Fred Kajoba’s side five minutes after the break to cancel out Edward Kakembo’s goal at the death of half time.

The Saints and Lweza also played to a one-all draw at Bombo Military Barracks with Asuman Buyinza scoring for the visitors in the 14th minute while George Senkaaba scored for the hosts coached by Moses Basena.

Action in the league continues on Wednesday with Bul taking on JMC Hippos in the Jinja derby.

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