AUPL: Saints, Maroons Fall Again

Action between Saints and Maroons earlier in May

Maroons FC and The Saints FC have endured a grueling start in the topflight after earning direct promotion slots from the second tier last week.

The situation got from better to worse on Friday with both teams loosing their respective premier league games.

At Wankulukuku, more about SC Villa thrived on new signing Ambrose Kirya’s goal, seek two minutes after the break to overcome a resilient Maroons team.

Villa was forced to host the game at Wankulukuku due to a poor unplayable surface at their traditional home in Nakivubo.

The Jogoos now move up to the ninth place with 14 points from nine games. The win is the second consecutive for interim coach Kirya after assuming role from agent Antonio Flores.

The Saints endured their sixth loss of the season following the 1-2 defeat at the hands of Lweza fc.

Geoffrey Sserunkuma put the visitors at a cormfortable zone to the break before Ibrahim Kiyemba finished the business after Saints keeper Richard Anyama failed to hold the ball from a slippy corner kick two minutes from the interval.

Both Saints and Maroons lie deep in the red zone with five points each from a win and two draws.


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