AUPL: Late Saddam Juma’s Strike Downs Express

Saddam Juma in a precious match against KCCA FC

Saddam Juma smashed in a late stunner to keep alive Vipers mission of retaining the Uganda premier league title as they overcame Express FC on Tuesday afternoon at Buikwe.

Erisa Sekisambu had earlier on tried a long range blockbuster which Kigundu in Express FC goal punched away landing on Saddam Juma’s path who made no mistake with a powerful shot to the nearest of angles.

The defending champions were in dire need of the victory to keep tabs with table leaders KCCA FC and also regain the second spot which had been occupied by Express.

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Vipers move to 49 points, sildenafil three adrift of the table leaders with a game at hand while Express stagnate on third with 48 points and can only hope for the rest to lose grip if they’re to have a chance on the title.

“We played well, we contained them and had chances but we were hard done by today’s match officials,” a furious Express FC coach Waswa Bossa said in the post-match interview.

His counterpart, George ‘Best’ Nsiimbe played down the title talk saying that, “I can’t say we are edging closer to the title, the race is still open but we still have to keep focused on our next games”


Vipers: Ismael Watenga, Nicholas Wadada, Aggrey Madoi, Shafik Bakaki, Halid Lwaliwa, Patrick Sembuya, William Wadri, Saddam Juma, Duncan Sseninde, Erisa Sekisambu, Wangi Pius

Subs: James Alitho, Yusuf Mukisa, Mike Mutyaba, Allan Kyambadde, Keziron Kizito, David Owori, Brian Nkuubi

Express: Ali Kiggundu, Musa Mukasa, Ismael Kazibwe, Bob Kasozi, Mutanga Isaac, Richard Kigozi, Sam Kintu, Vincent Kayizzi, Simon Sserunkuma, Odur Tonny, Noah Ssemakula

Subs: Hassan Muhammed, Ronald Ssekubomba, Paddy Tebusweke, Michael Majjwega, Rogers Lukwiya, Yafessi Mubiru, Steven Luswata


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