Kirinya get first win, SC Villa miss great chance

Sunday Results

Sadolin Paints 0-2 Kirinya Jinja SS

JMC Hippos 1-1 SC Villa

Lweza 1-2 Bright Stars

SC Villa missed a chance to tie with log leaders KCCA after drawing 1-1 with bottom side JMC Hippos at Kakindu.

The Jogoos got the lead through striker Emmanuel Okwi in the 29th minute but were pegged by a strike from Jimmy Jalendo, seven minutes after the break.

The visitors had to play more than half an hour with ten men after defender Henry Katongole was sent off for a second bookable offence.

The result leaves Shafik Bisaso’s side second with 33 points, two behind the Kasasiro who have played one game less while JMC Hippos stay bottom with 6 points.

At Namboole, George Ssenkaaba scored twice to give debutants Kirinya Jinja SS their maiden win of the season.

The former The Saints forward scored after just one minute in the second half and completed his brace with another, seventeen minutes to the final whistle.

The students have now picked four points out of the possible six and move to third from the bottom on 13 points while the Painters, who have now lost twice in succession with an identical score line drop to 12th with 17 points.

Like Sadolin, Lweza also failed to pick their first point of the second round thanks to a 2-1 loss at home to Bright Stars.

Fred Segujja opened the scoring in the 39th minute for his 5th goal of the campaign before substitute Kokas Opejo put the icing on the cake with a sublime finish in the 87th minute.

Another substitute, John Kisakye scored the Oranje’s consolation in the 90th minute as Ibrahim Kirya’s side now sits five points above the red zone whilst Bright Stars leapfrog URA to sixth with 24 points.

Next fixtures

The league continues with three matches on Tuesday with Proline hosting resurgent Police at Lugogo, URA will play away to Onduparaka while Express travel East for a tie against Bul at Kakindu.

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