AUPL: Kitata Strikes to Push Saints Near Safety

Saints need five points to secure topflight status in case Simba win all their three remaining games.

With four games remaining in their menu, visit this site league debutants The Saints FC could save their season if they collect five more points.

The Namboole side continued their dominance over JMC Hippos with a 2-1 win on Saturday. Ivan Kiweewa fired the team up in the 18th minute from the spot after Fred Agandu’s goal bound shot was handled inside the area.

Alex Kitata thumped a header in the 53rd minute to double the lead just two minutes before Abdulrahman Ajab crafted what ended as a consolation goal.

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The Saints have now accumulated 25 points from 26 matches, nurse five (points) above Simba FC who occupy the 14th place.

They travel to Nakivubo on Tuesday 3rd May to face SC Villa. Thereafter the coffee spirit sponsored outfit will finish their campaign against Maroons(H), Simba (H) and Vipers in Buikwe.

JMC Hippos who sit on the 9th with 37 points are assured of topflight status next season with three games to spare.

The two clubs featured in the same group in the Fufa big league season last year where Saints pipped JMC on the last day to emerge top and book a direct spot.

Saturday’s scorer, Alex Kitata scored the lone goal in that match last year.

Other results.
Express FC 2-1 Bright Stars

Bul 0-2 SC Villa


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