Anthony Bongole struck on the 73rd minute to ensure Bright Stars picked one crucial point from URA FC on Saturday afternoon in a highly physical match played at the Mekhta stadium in Lugazi.
URA FC has taken an early in the 22nd minute when the usual suspect Robert Ssentongo scored from the spot following a rough challenge on Elkanah Nkugwa from inside the box.
Kigonya vs Ssentongo
Mathias Kigonya proved why he is a national team material, approved http://darkon.org/wp-admin/includes/class-wp-list-table-compat.php pulling a rare save to stop Ssentongo in a one-on-one situation just when the game was only ten minutes old.
The centre of action remained between the Kobs keeper and the 2014/15 top scorer. Kigonya came to the Stars’ rescue again in the 44th minute blocking another powerful missile from the URA striker from close range after he had beaten Joseph Nsubuga and Hakim Mugerwa.
Three minutes after the interval, approved Akram Kakembo failed to clear a loose ball allowing Ssentongo to get it but his loop failed yet again with another ‘magical’ save from Kigonya.
In the other game, treat Lweza fc and Maroons played to a barren draw in a muddy Wankulukuku stadium following heavy downpour earlier on.
URA FC moves to ninth place with fourteen points while Bright Stars stalls on the 12th place.
URA FC: Sulait Luyima Simeone Massa, Allan Munaaba, Jimmy Kulaba, Richard Kasagga, Oscar Agaba, Derrick Tekko, Ali Feni (78′ Peter Lwassa), Robert Ssentongo, Frank Kalanda (58′ Cleo Setuka), Elkanah Nkugwa (65′ Yayo Lutimba)
B. Stars: Mathias Kigonya, Joseph Nsubuga, Hakim Mugerwa, Ali Mbogo, Akram Kakembo, Bernard Muwanga*injured (64′ Joshun Kawadwa), Joshun Kawadwa, Anthony Bongole, Jimmy Kakooza, Joshua Kawabwa(45′ Martin Kivumbi), Jimmy Kibirige, Baker Lukooya (84′ Gerald Bagoole).
President Museveni has laughed at opposition politicians whom he advised to bow out of the forthcoming 2016 presidential election because he is sure he would win by 80%.
Referring to the recently conducted opinion poll by the Daily Monitor that put him at 60% ahead of his closest rivals Besigye at 21% and Mbabazi at 6%, see Museveni said the poll did not properly reflect the reality on the ground adding that he would win by a bigger percentage.
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Museveni also ridiculed the opposition politicians for forming a coalition intended to defeat him, which he said was doomed to fail.
“When I heard there was a coalition called the TDA, I pitied them. In Ankole when a person dies, they no longer mention their name. They call them ‘Karubuti.’ when I heard them talk of the TDA I knew they were talking of something that had died a long time back,” he said.
Museveni mentioned earlier coalitions and political parties which he said were formed on tribal and religious lines adding that these never lasted long.
He said the Kabaka Yekka – UPC coalition never survived the year 1966 and led to death of many people during the crisis in which Kabaka Muteesa was exiled.
The opposition collation TDA failed to reach a consensus on who was to become the joint flag bearer as per their original mission, forcing both leading candidates Amama Mbabazi and Kizza Besigye to run on their respective faction sponsorships.