Vipers edge Stars to stretch lead

Wednesday result

Vipers SC 2-1 Soltilo Bright Stars

Vipers SC overcame Soltilo Bright Stars 2-1 to stretch their lead at the top of the Startimes Uganda Premier League (SUPL) to four points on Wednesday.

Caesar Manzoki scored the decisive goal for Vipers with a ferocious drive inside the area, beating goalkeeper Simon Tamale.

Ibrahim Kasinde had earlier in the second half cancelled out Halid Lwaliwa’s 10th minute header that gave Vipers a first half lead.

Kisinde’s penalty followed a foul on Yasin Mugume by Bobosi Byaruhanga.

Vipers also did get a penalty of their own after the hour when an inviting through ball from Manzoki to Yunus Sentamu saw the latter shoved to the ground by Warren Buule.

Byaruhanga stepped forward to take it but the Vipers midfielder missed from 12 yards.

The victory at St Mary’s Stadium, Kitende moved the Venoms to 43 points, four ahead of KCCA, who play Express on Thursday. Bright Stars remain in tbe bottom three.


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