AUPL: Vipers Open Gap, Kisala Jubilates in Maiden Kakindu Return

Reigning league champions Vipers Sports Club moved a step up the log opening the gap with two points from their closest rival KCCA FC after a narrow 1-0 win over Bright Stars.

The visitors came with a defensive mindset, this site shop opting to play a more physical and coarse game often aiming at taming Cranes Star Miya Farouk.

Just three minutes to the half hour, troche Saddam Juma picked up possesion from the midfield area driving on and released William Wadri. The former KCCA FC star set up Erisa Sekisambu with a brilliant acute low shot for the lone strike.

The rest of the game was centered between the Vipers attack and Mathias Kigonya who was excellent in maintaining a respectable score sheet.  Vipers and Cranes custodian, James Alitho was pulled off for Isma Watenga after sustaining a deep cut on the head after colliding with Joshua Kanakulya in the 68th minute.

Vipers now moves top with 20 points from eight games.

Elsewhere in Kavumba, Police and Prisons leveled strength after Maroons Fc forcing a draw in a four-goal thriller. Erias Lubambula and Simon Peter Senyonjo netted for Police while Denis Rukundo grabbed a second half double from the spot.

Interim head coach Kefa Kisala started his ‘new tenure’ at URA with a brilliant 2-1 win over JMC Hippos in his maiden return to Kakindu since his unceremonious departure from BUL FC. Elkanah Nkugwa and Robert Ssentongo scored for the tax collectors.

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