AUPL Wrap-up: Saints Stun Soana as Kiiza Strikes KCCA FC

KCB bank yesterday donated 2 neonatal incubators to pediatric department of Mbarara Referral Hospital in a bid to reduce infant mortality in the district.

While handing over the incubators worth 20M Shs, case KCB bank managing director Joram Kiarie said Uganda is one of the countries grappling with a high numbers of premature babies; yet lacking adequate facilities to ensure babies in this condition are kept alive and safe.

Kiarie said that in the past 3 years, drug KCB bank has injected over 240M Shs in donating incubators across the country.

Shiellah Nyamwire, advice KCB bank customer service officer speaking to journalists said that they found it important to give back to their customers both from urban centers and in hard to reach areas.

Shiellah Nyamwire-KCB Bank customer service officer speaking to the press after donating the incubators to Mbarara Referral Hopsital

Shiellah Nyamwire-KCB Bank customer service officer speaking to the press after donating the incubators to Mbarara Referral Hopsital

Dr. Elias Kumbakumba, a doctor in charge of infants at the referral hospital says that they receive 25-30 cases of premature birth every week which needs special medical attention.

Elias said that 1.5 million children born annually, more than 200,000 pre-term babies are born before 37weeks and nearly 90% of them die before their first birthday.

He thanked KCB bank which has taken the initiative to provide incubators to the hospital to reduce on child mortality rate in the hospital.

He also highlighted that the hospital still lacks space, nurses and doctors to cater for the premature born babies who need immediate attention.

Soana football club had a long evening to remember after The Saints fc tore them apart with a magnificent 4-0 thumping as the Namboole side stepped up their survival fight.

Patrick Senfuka ushered in the humiliation just two minutes into the game smashing in from Bernard Agele’s set up from a corner kick.

Isaac Kirabira doubled up the scoreline at the half hour stroke after Muhammed Didi collided with his defense allowing a cross to drop on the former Villa captain Who sent in an empty net.

Yasin Mugume piled more misery with a third just after a nine minutes interval again from Soana defensive mixup. The goal forced coach Charles Ayiekoh to pull out the porous keeper.

Hassan Musana completed the rout in the 82nd minute to give a huge relief to the new technical bench led by Basena and Oloya also raisng the Saints above the relegation zone for the first time.

Vipers 2-0 Sadolin
In Buikwe, no rx it was two goals from unfamiliar duo Sadam Juma and Sulaiman Mutyaba that brought down Sadolin Paints. The Painters now sink further in the table with three straight losses in the second round.

Away wins
Michael Kabanda and Fred Kalanzi struck in both halves to give Lweza FC a perfect win and thus dim Maroons hopes of survival. In the other games David Kiiza’s 34th minute strike ensured Bul FC recorded a double over table leaders, KCCA FC. The same result was registered in Bombo where Joseph Othieno diverted Odur’s header into his own goal. The red eagles climb upto the third place reviving their race to the title.

Full results
Maroons F.C 0-2 Lweza F.C – Luzira

Bright Stars F.C 0-0 URA F.C – Matugga

KCCA F.C 0-1 BUL F.C –Wankulukuku stadium

JMC Hippos F.C 0-0 SC Villa – Kakindu

The Saints F.C 4-0 Soana F.C – Namboole

Simba F.C 0-1Express F.C – Bombo

Vipers S.C 2-0 Sadolin Paints F.C -Buikwe

Police 1-0 SC VU



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