AUPL Wrap Up: Golden Boot Race Heightens, Proline Finally Win As Simbwa Pegs Villa

Brian Majwega takes on Express' Yayo Lutimba

Fourteen goals were recorded on match day seven of the Uganda Premier League as KCCA FC extended win with a befitting result against Express, cure Kirinya pegged back again and about twenty yellow cards issued in a chilly date around the fixtures.

Muzamir Mutyaba, capsule Robert Ssentongo and Geoffrey Sserunkuma were all on point as the league leaders vis a vis defending champions caged down the Red Eagles at Lugogo. Express went into the game at the back of two consecutive 3-2, 3-1 wins at the stadium over their hosts.

In form Saddam Juma took it upon himself to console his soldiers in the 24th minute after Mutyaba and Ssentongo had fired two in the 13 and 14th minute. Sserunkuma provided a cushion on 84th to seal off any dangers. All the three KCCA scorers now move joint top with three goals.

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The other close contenders, SC Villa had to rely on an early second half strike from new signing Vitalis Tabu to pick a point against their former manager Sam Simbwa’s Soana. Frank Kalanda had set up the Kavumba side in the 14th. Both marksmen hit the three goals mark.

Last season’s second best scorer Erisa Sekisambu also joined his firing mates with the lone winner over Lweza to return Vipers to winning ways in an Entebbe road derby. The slim advantage raised the Kitende outfit to third place though joint on twelve points with SC Villa and six below the leaders.

Jinja disappointments.

The Crisis across the Nile River seems not to end very soon after JMC Hippos lost 2-1 to Proline while Kiriinya and Bul failed to produce a winner marking the third derby without a single goal.

Actually the school boys have now hit the worst record with over 630 minutes in the topflight without a goal. Painters, Sadolin defeated a struggling URA but are still trapped in the red zone

Big league defending top scorer Edris Lubega ‘Torres’ unlocked his season with the first goal which was also in Proline’s maiden win.

The games continue on Friday and Saturday.

SC Villa  1-1 Soana FC

JMC Hippos FC 1-2 Proline FC

Police FC 0-1 The Saints FC

Lweza FC 0-1 Vipers SC

URA Fc 1-2 Sadolin FC

Kirinya Jinja SS 0-0 BUL FC


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