FWEL: Ajax Queen’s Unbeaten Run Brought to a Halt

Ajax Queen's unbeaten run came to an end with a 1-0 defeat to Uganda Martyrs

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Uganda Martyrs 1-0 Ajax Queens

Ajax Queens’ unbeaten run this season was brought to a halt suffering a shocking defeat to newly promoted side Uganda Martyrs.

The game which was initially supposed to be played in Buloba was shifted to Uganda Martyr’s playground in Lubaga and the hosts managed to earn victory.

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Forward Nanziri Resty scored the lone strike in the first half that eventually turned out to be the winner.

Despite pushing Uganda Martyrs for the greater part of the game, medicine Ajax Queens failed to find the cutting edge in the final third with sharp shooters Bridget Nabisaalu and Moreen Afoyo all failing to find the back of the net.

The decisive moment came with three minutes to the break with Nanziri tapping home Grace Nakanwagi’s delivery from a freekick.

The result means Ajax Queens lose their first game this season but remain on top of the Victoria group with 13 points in six games while Uganda Martyrs move to second position on 10 points with a game in hand.

Uganda Martyrs starting XI: Pamela Nanyondo, web Assimwe Bonitah, Dorcus Nabufu, Uroria Namugerwa, Nankya Shadia, Sarah Nabikirize, Rashidah Nankya, Sarah Nakuya, Resty Nanziri, Judith Sanyu, Lilian Mutuuzo

Ajax Queens starting XI: Gloria Namakula, Phiona Wanyana, Mary Piira, Joan Nassali, Brenda Nassozi, Lukia Namubiru, Grace Nakanwagi, Bridget Nabisalu, Harriet Nakuba, Maureen Afoyo, Diane Umaria


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