Wangi’s Brilliance Enough for Vipers Against JMC


Vipers Sports Club have defeated Jinja Municipal Hippos 1-0 in their first of two preseason friendlies away to Jinja.

The lone strike came through youngster Pius Wangi in the 67th minute after super effort from William Wadri. The attacker picked up from Bashir Mutanda before rounding up Nalumonso to set up Wangi.

Wangi had earlier missed a chance to open the lead, pill six minutes after restart when his bullet header off Mandela’s in swinger went direct to Tadeo’s hands.

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The youngster who looked revived in the second half was at it minutes later speeding to beat Walangarira for Brian Nkuubi’s through pass.

He Controlled well and beat Tadeo who brought him down. The centre referee pointed to the spot only for the third official to cancel for an offside.

Jinja Municipal were close to an equaliser at the hour stroke. Abdulrahman Ajab feeble shot a loose ball from Waiswa’s failed clearance but was easily tamed by Alitho.

Vipers Finish their eastern tour on Sunday against Sadolin Paints in Bugembe.


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