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Sserunkuma Starts Life at Buildcon with Victory

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Geoffrey Sserunkuma made his debut for Buildcon FC coming off the bench(Photo by Buildcon FC)

Uganda Cranes forward Geoffrey Sserunkuma began his stay at Zambian Premier League side Buildcon on a good note.

Despite featuring for a few minutes, Sserunkuma registered a positive debut as his new team won 2-1 on Wednesday.

Buildcon needed a second half comeback display to edge past hard fighting Green Buffaloes FC in the game played at the Stanley Imboela stadium.

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Three Ugandans were part of the Buildcon team with defender Isaac Isinde starting the game while Geoffrey Sserunkuma came on as a late substitute.

The other Ugandan, Boban Zirintusa who is also a new recruit was an unused substitute.

Assistant coach John Lungu took charge in the dugout with head coach Hicham Jadrine away due to private engagements.

Geoffrey Sserunkuma featured for a few minutes coming on as a substitute in the 84th minute replacing Jonas Sakuwaha.

Despite going down to Friday Sam’s goal in the first half, Buildcon put up a resuscitated performance in the second half to claim victory.

Fidele Bosandja and John Mark Makwata scored in the 47th and in the 74th minute respectively to help Buildcon win 2-1.

The result moved them to 10th place on 29 points and their next game will be an away encounter against Kabwe Warriors on Saturday.

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