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PHOTOS: Makerere Beat Kyambogo in Epic University Football League Battle

It was a battle for supremacy among the top Kampala universities on Wednesday. (Photo by: Kenneth Kazibwe/ChimpReports)

Two goals in either half of the game ensured Makerere University move a foot closer to playing semi -finals in a University Football League game that was characterized mostly by off the pitch activities by the supporters at the Maroons Stadium in Luzira.

In the 24th minute, sildenafil http://celiac-disease.com/wp-content/plugins/yet-another-related-posts-plugin/classes/yarpp_cache_tables.php the hosts were chanced when danger man Simon Kazibwe was   brought down in Kyambogo’s box for the centre referee to award a penalty to Makerere.

Joshua Lubwama rose well to the occasion sending the Kyambogo   goalkeeper cum skipper Joseph Etyang to the opposite direction for the hosts to get their first goal.

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A Kyambogo player dazzles Makerere counterparts

A Kyambogo player dazzles Makerere counterparts

Makerere tried a number of attacks towards their Kyambogo counterparts only yielding nothing in a first half mostly dominated by the Ivory Tower team.

In the second half, sildenafil http://demo.des.net.id/drose/wp-includes/class-wp-image-editor.php Kyambogo tried to pull back but their efforts mostly through Mike Welaga proved futile as Makerere held their ground.

However in the added minutes, approved the hosts were at it again when they got a free kick a few meters from the box only for Lubwama to take the game beyond reach with a well taken shot in the far corner that beat Etyang hands down for the winner.

Prayers could not save Kyambogo unversity team.

Prayers could not save Kyambogo unversity team.

The win ensured Makerere are one foot closer to this year’s University football League semi -finals and will need a draw in the return leg.

Off Pitch Action

It was an action parked day at the Luzira prisons stadium mostly orchestrated by supporters of mainly Makerere University who right from the start looked suspicious of causing havoc.

Before the start of the game, supporters from both teams were engaged in a small scuffle characterized by hurling of stones at each other but this was only short lived.

Meanwhile during recess, Makerere supporters hit the centre of the pitch as they chanted in support of their team and provoking their Kyambogo counterparts whom they branded ’high school kids’.

They then ran towards the Kyambogo supporters and a fight ensued.

Plain clothed prison officers discipline Makerere students

Plain clothed prison officers discipline Makerere students

However, plain clothed prisons officers immediately swung into action flogging the Makerere supporters who had caused the chaos before the situation was calmed as the noisy supporters were now seen quietly seated unlike before.

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