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BUL, Kirinya Rampant in Jinja Derbies as Survival Battle Toughens

Kirinya Jinja SS defeated JMC Hippos 4-0 at Kakindu

BUL and Kirinya earned the bragging rights in the Jinja derbies played on Tuesday to boost their hopes of beating the drop.

Kirinya who played against already relegated Jinja Municipal Council Hippos at Kakindu stadium put up a resuscitated performance to win 4-0 with relative ease.

On the other hand, hospital BUL defeated 10 man Sadolin Paints 4-2 to brighten their hopes of surviving the relegation monster.

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At Kakindu, Kirinya were rampant with George Ssenkaba opening the scores as early as the 10th minute before John Ssemazi who is on loan from Vipers doubled the lead 11 minutes later and Kirinya led 2-0 at halftime.

The school side continued their fantastic display even after recess with lanky midfielder Anthony Mayanja scoring the third goal.

Diminutive playmaker James Otim completed the rout with the fourth goal of the day with 15 minutes left on the clock.

The result means Kirinya move out of the drop zone to 12th on 31 points while JMC Hippo remain rock bottom on a meager 10 points.

At Njeru technical centre, BUL outclassed rivals Sadolin Paints to also keep hopes of surviving relegation afloat.

Villa Oromchan grabbed a brace while Fred Agandu and David Bagoole scored a goal apiece to help BUL win 4-2

Norman Ogik and Sijal Jamal scored for the painters while midfielder Dan Ekoyu was sent off for a second bookable offence at the hour mark.

BUL move to 10th place on 32 points while Sadolin remain second from bottom on 26 points.

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