AUPL: Express Earn Hard Fought Win Against Soana

Saddam Juma scored Express' first goal

Uganda Premier League

Soana 1-2 Express

Express football club finally tested victory after nicking a hard fought win against bogey side Soana in Kavumba on Tuesday.

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After going seven league games without victory, health the red eagles eventually returned to winning ways defeating Soana 2-1 in Kavumba.

Goals from rejuvenated midfielder Saddam Juma Ibrahim and Noah Ssemakula were enough for Matia Lule to earn his first win as Express coach.

Osman Wejuli pulled one back for Soana but fell on the losing end with Express walking away with maximum points.

Saddam Juma gave Express the lead four minutes after the half hour mark from the spot kick. Saddam was fouled inside the forbidden area but he stepped up to convert the resultant penalty sending goalkeeper Didi Muhammed the wrong way.

However a minute towards the break, store Osman Wejuli levelled matters for Soana and the two sides headed back to the tunnels at par.

It was experienced striker Noah Ssemakula who netted the all important goal four minutes after recess for Express to regain the lead and eventually hold on to bag all three points.

Express move a place up on the table to seventh on 19 points same as URA who drew against SC Villa while Soana remain third on 24 points.


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