AUPL: Bul Pummel JMC in High Tempered Derby

Team capyains pose for a photo with match officials prior to kickoff

Bul FC picked their second league win against bitter rivals JMC Hippos in a high tempered Kakindu stadium derby on Wednesday afternoon.

The match that was characterized by lots of drama on and off pitch started with the hosts fans causing commotion with banners indicating their dissatisfaction with the way top club (BUL) management are running the team. Match was later allowed to go on after police calmed the situation.

Bul rolled the match on high tempo looking for an early chance to take the lead with the attacking trio of Nkolo, and Kalisa and Sibira all having their shots blocked by Nantamu inside the first ten minutes.

Umar Mukobe also saw his to be assist crawl the entire goal line with three strikers failing to slide it in. The game then turned a midfield battle zone with dangerous tackles flying both sides with sequences of stoppages for the medics.

Sadolin Paints starting eleven

Sadolin Paints starting eleven

The centre referee was forced to draw his cautions to warn JMC’s Shabena and Ibrahim Massa for the situation to cool down. Immediately, Yunus Sibira gifted the hosts their opening goal thumping in from Mukobe’s corner kick.

Situation worsened for JMC in the last minute of first half when the back line failed to clear off danger which Kalisa pounced on it rounded of Nantamu and set up Nkolo to bury the second.

Bul; FC Starting eleven

Bul FC Starting eleven

Coach Lutaalo introduced Odipio, Onyango and Sekajugo immediately after restart but the heavy drizzles kept slowing the game’s pace.

Shaka Ssozi added the third for Bul with a minute to run in the referee’s watch. Ajab struck in the final minute for the consolation. Both teams remain rooted in the red zone.


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