Tuesday March 7, 2017 Results
Onduparaka 0-0 Bright Stars
Sadolin Paints 0-1 URA
The Saints 1-1 Police FC
Bul FC 0-0 Kirinya Jinja SS
Proline 4-1 JMC Hippos
Ibrahim Kirya started his reign as URA coach with a slim but important 1-0 win over Sadolin Paints at Namboole.
Former Rwandan international, Labama Bokota Kamana came off the bench to score the winner with a minute to the 90 minutes in a closely contested game.
Bokota replaced Peter Lwasa in the second half and ensured the Tax Collectors picked other maximum points since Kefa Kisala was sacked.
The win takes the four-time league champions points tally to 30 points but they stay 5th on the 16-team log after 20 games while Sadolin Paints remain 4th from bottom with 10 points less.
At Phillip Omondi stadium, Lugogo, Proline jumped to 6th with a commanding 4-2 win over bottom placed JMC Hippos.
Daniel Isiagi scored a brace while Nelson Ssenkatuka and David Owori added one apiece in a one side game at the astro-turf.
Mustafa Mugoya and Walter Bankene scored the visitors’ consolation as the side remains with only 8 points.
Elsewhere, Bright Stars picked an important away point from the intimidating Betway Green Light stadium in a barren stalemate with Onduparaka.
The two sides created chances but were denied by either poor finishing or good goalkeeping as 7th placed Fred Kajoba took their tally to 26 points while Onduparaka remain 3rd with 33 points.
Another match to end in a barren draw was the Jinja derby between Bul and Kirinya Jinja SS as the two teams failed to gain ground in the relegation battle.
The match at Kakindu attracted a mammoth crowd but neither team could change position at the final whistle as Kirinya Jinja SS stayed 14th, one place better than their opponents but on same points – 17.
In Matugga, Anthony Bongole scored a leveller for Police to earn the Cops a deserved a point against The Saints.