Vipers, URA, Maroons play out draws

Drawn matches

UPDF 1-1 Vipers

URA 1-1 Proline

Maroons 0-0 Soana

Three Azam Uganda Premier League (AUPL) matches out of the eight played on Wednesday could all only end in draws.

Both Vipers and URA had to rally to rescue a point each off UPDF in Bombo and Proline at Namboole while Maroons and Soana shared the spoils goalless at Luzira.

In Bombo, hosts UPDF took the lead as early as the fourth minute through Ezekiel Katende.

It was all Vipers after that but coach Miguel da Costa’s men could not convert the numerous chances created.

Milton Karisa, Erisa Ssekisambu, Tony Odur and Moses Waiswa all came close for Vipers but none could to find the net.

But the hosts pressure soon yielded, defender Geoffrey Wasswa levelling four minutes after the hour mark when he headed home a cross from his namesake, Moses.

The result has Vipers SC in fourth on 16 points after nine matches.

Coach Steven Bogere’s UPDF fall one down to the bottom of the 16-team log with just six points from 10 games.

At Namboole, URA had Denis Kamanzi to thank after his 85th minute goal cancelled out Sula Matovu’s 65th minute opener for Proline.

URA’s fourth draw in 10 matches has the tax collectors ninth on 13 points, while Proline are two places below on 11 marks.




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