Express Red Eagles Fly Above Kirinya Jinja

Team captains pose with match officials for a photo before kickoff

Express FC got back their winning touch as they edged struggling Kirinya Jinja SSS 1-0 in a cagey affair played at the Kakindu stadium in Jinja.

Kakooza Mahad Yaya scored the lone goal just two minutes into the second period. Keeper Emmanuel Opiyo cleared a long ball which was brushed and fell in front of Opiyo who beat his marker and advanced to the edge of the box and slotted a low cross to beat an onrushing Opiyo.

“We have now got our groove back and hope to keep this form into the next games, side effects ” Express FC coach Matia Lule said.

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Jinja SSS had several half chances cleared away as the visitors characterized the remaining minutes with endless medical stoppages.

The victory moves Express to places up to Seventh with 27 points while Kirinya remain in the relegation fight.

Kirinya Jinja SS starting team

Kirinya Jinja SS starting team

KJSS FC Lineup

Ikara Tom (23), Drajuwa Allan (04), Kamya Moses (05), Otwao Abubaker (02), Mulondo Livingstone (12), Akol Godfrey (17), Mayanja Anthony(06), Otim James (10), Mutanda Bashiri (14), Ntege Isaac (32), Senkaaba Gorge (27)

Subs: Kizza Adam (01), Kazindura Ibrahim (11), Collins Agaba (09), John Semazzi (70), Lubaale Ivan (13), Debbo Julius (03), Bamukyaye mark (15)

Express Lineup

Opio Emmanuel, Mukasa Musa, Lutimba Yayo, Senkomi Sam, Matovu Farook, Tekwo Derrick, Kakooza Mahad, Kyambadde Allan, Didier Touya, Sadam Jumah, Semuju Joseph

Subs: Katongole Fahad, Sserunkuma Simon, Nsubuga Rashid, Otto Daniel, Bunjo Martin, Onyebuchi Vincent, Makumbi Remy


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