Baba Kizito on the Mark as Ugandans Register Mixed Results in Europe

Baba Kizito celebrating his goal in Vietnam

Several Ugandan Exports were up for task over the weekend in various leagues across Europe and America.

Geoffrey Baba Kizito made the biggest mark with a 51st minute goal for his V-league club Than Quang Ninth in a 2-1, advice win over Dong Tam Long. Rod scored the winner in 78th to lift Ninth to 5th place.

Moses Oloya began his tenure at Russian second division side Kuban Krasnodar on a wrong foot in a 1-0 loss away to Spartan Moscow II.

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The former Becamex Bin Duongh midfielder replaced Vladimir Obukhov in the 65th minute. Kuban lie 13th on the log with no win after 3 outings, look only two draws.

The most trending news of the week was Khalid Aucho’s journey to Scotland for trials at Scottish topflight side Aberdeen FC.

Well, try the Cranes player kicked off his trials successfully with the Dons and impressed in the 4-1 preseason friendly against 2nd flight side Arbroath FC at the Gayfield. He was introduced in the second half.

Aucho Khalid began his trials at Aberdeen

Aucho Khalid began his trials at Aberdeen

Aucho’s Cranes partner Tony Mawejje also enjoyed success in Iceland helping IA Akranes to a 2-0 victory over IBV Vestmannaeyjar, the home of former Soana goalie Eric Dhaira.

In Finland Veikkausliga, Yunus Sentamu got back to competitive football as Ilves shared spoils with PS Kemi at home in Tamemela stadium. Yunus was brought in the 67th.

Prior to the game Ilves had never defeated Kemiin in a competitive match. They sit on 6th position in the league with 25 points, nine adrift leaders HJK Helsinki.

Mike Azira’s Colorado Rapids registered a similar 1-1 draw at home versus FC Dallas where he featured 90.

Finally, Ugandan teenage prodigy Farouk Miya lasted 66 minutes for Standard Liege in the 2-1 loss to Club Brugge in the Belgian supercup. Liege are the defending cup champions while Brugge are the league kings.


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