Saturday results

Maroons 1-0 Mbarara City

Kitara 1-0 NEC

There was movement up the StarTimes Uganda Premier League table for Kitara and Maroons following victories for both teams on Saturday.

Kitara edged fellow newcomers NEC 1-0 in Masindi while Maroons claimed their first home win when they beat Mbarara by the same scoreline in Luzira.

Their sixth win in nine matches moved Kitara three places up to second on 19 points, five behind leaders BUL, while NEC slipped to fifth on 16 marks.

On their part, Maroons fifth victory in nine games saw them leapfrog NEC into fourth on 17 points, while Mbarara’s third defeat in nine has them two places above relegation on eight points.

Pilsner Man of the Match, Fred Amaku, scored for Maroons what was the striker’s fifth goal of the season in the 60th minute.

Jude Ssemugabi, with the help of Brian Aheebwa, was the hero for Kitara in Masindi – his  winner on the stroke of half time sealing his day’s MVP accolade.

Matchday nine concludes on Sunday, with UPDF welcoming defending champions, Vipers SC, to Bombo.

 

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