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URA resurgence continues, Bul edge Cops

Friday March 10, 2017 Results

URA 2-0 Soana

Police 0-1 Bul

Lweza 0-0 Proline

JMC Hippos 0-1 Sadolin Paints

URA won their third game on the trot for the first time this season thanks to a 2-0 victory over Soana at Lugazi.

The four-time champions played to a first half barren stalemate against Soana, coached by their former tactician, Alex Isabirye but two minutes after the break, they got the lead through Nicholas Kagaba.

With 16 minutes left on the clock, Hamis ‘Diego’ Kiiza, a January acquisition sealed victory with a goal to ensure the hosts picked maximum points and leapfrogged Onduparaka and Vipers to go 3rd on the log with 33 points.

Soana, who have hired their fourth coach in the season remained 8th with 26 points after 19 games.

In Jinja, Norman Ogik scored the only goal of the game in the 65th minute to give Sadolin Paints a 1-0 victory over JMC Hippos at Kakindu.

The win, their second since the league got off the first half break takes the painters to 11th with 23 points while Hippos stay at the base of the log with 8 points.

At Namboole, wasteful Police suffered heartbreak in the 70th minute when substitute Robert Achema scored the winner for Bul.

The Cops, playing their first game at their new venue should have scored not less than goals on any other day but wasted clear cut opportunities through Hood Kaweesa, William Wadri and Hakim Ssenkumba.

Maximum points offer hope to Bul for survival as they now have 20 points, just one below the red zone while Police, winless in three games in a row now stay 10th with 24 points.

Elsewhere, Lweza and on form Proline drew goalless at Mutesa II stadium, Wankulukuku with the hosts staying 13th with 21 points while the visitors are 6th with 27 points.

The league continues on Sunday with SC Villa at their new home, Masaka Recreation Ground to Onduparaka, Express visit Kirinya Jinja SS while Bright Stars host The Saints in the Matugga derby.

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