Wins for Giants, Stars and UPDF as Police, Express drop points


  • Express 1-1 Mbarara City
  • Wakiso Giants 2-0 Onduparaka
  • Busoga United 2-1 Police
  • UPDF 4-2 Kyetume

Express missed a chance to close in on leaders Vipers and URA after failing to beat Mbarara City at Wankulukuku.

Ten man Mbarara City scored through Henry Kitegenyi to cancel out Martin Kizza goal from a brilliant free kick.

A draw leaves the Red eagles third on the log with 37 points, five behind both Vipers and URA.

Mbarara City who missed Livingstone Mbabazi in the dugout with unspecified reasons are 10th with 21 points and played a bigger part of the second half with a man down after Ronald Ociti was sent off for a second bookable offence.

At Fufa Technical Centre, Njeru, Police conceded a late goal from Franco Onen to hand Busoga United a 2-1 victory.

Substitute Herman Wasswa had cancelled out an early goal from Paul Ssekulima.

Police remain 4th on the table with 31 points while Busoga United are 12th with 20.

Elsewhere, Wakiso Giants picked their first home win beating Onduparaka 2-0 at Kabaka Kyabaggu stadium.

Ivan Bogere and Pius Kaggwa scored in either half to help the Purple Sharks move to 19 points, six above safety following defeat for Kyetume at UPDF.

The army side had a man sent off but beat the Slaughters 4-2 in a six goal thriller.

James Begisa, Christopher Kamagu, Sam Kintu who was later sent off and Alex Kitaata scored for the hosts while Ezra Kaye and Steven Kabuye netted Kyetume’s consolation.

In the other game on the afternoon, Soltilo Bright Stars scored through Joseph Akwandanaho, Samuel Ssekamatte and Joseph Janjali to inflict another defeat on MYDA in Tororo.

Paul Musamali was sent off for the home team on a day that produced three red cards.

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