Vipers 1-0 URA
Soana 2-1 Onduparaka
Third placed Vipers closed in on the leading pack with a 1-0 win over URA at St. Mary’s stadium, Kitende on Saturday.
On form centre forward Tonny Odur was the hero again scoring the winner in the 59th minute off Frank ‘Zaga’ Tumwesigye.
The first half was a little cagey but the visitors had the better chance when Hamis Kiiza beat the advancing goalie, Ismail Watenga and laid for Shafik Kagimu but the midfielder, with an empty goal at his mercy shot wide inside the six yard area.
At the other end, Odur should have netted but saw his feeble shot saved by Alionzi Nafian as the two sides went into the break level.
The hosts asked more questions in the second half and deserved to be in front when Odur beat Alionzi for the winner that takes Venoms on 45 points, six behind leaders KCCA who have a game in hand.
The Tax Collectors stay 5th with four points adrift with same number of games.
Elsewhere, Soana scored two quick fire goals to beat visiting Onduparaka 2-1 at Kavumba.
Siraje Turyahebwa and Emmanuel Kalyowa scored in the 24th and 29th minute respectively before Shaban Muhammad pulled one back for the visitors.
Soana are now fourth on 42 points while Onduparaka are now 7th with 38 points.