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FWEL: UCU Seek to End Kawempe’s Dominance

UCU's Moreen Kinavudori tries to go past a Uganda Martyrs player in a previous game

Fufa Women Elite League

Third place playoff
Olila Women FC vs Uganda Martyrs 1:30pm

Final
Kawempe Muslim vs UCU Lady Cardinals 4pm

Kawempe Muslim will be seeking to win their third straight league title as they take on Uganda Christian University (UCU) Lady Cardinals this Sunday at Muteesa II stadium, abortion Wankulukuku.

Kawempe have won the past two editions and have remained a dominant side in the women’s league but will have an uphill challenge against UCU who are playing in their maiden final.

The two teams were in the same group (Elizabeth) which Kawempe Muslim topped going unbeaten while UCU finished second.

The University side lost all the two encounters against Kawempe in the group 2-1 and 4-1 at home and away respectively but has the realistic chance to avenge this time round in the finals.

UCU Lady Cardinals made light work of Uganda Martyrs 2-1 in the playoffs on Wednesday with influential midfielder Moreen Kinavudori scoring and an own goal from defender Asiimwe Bonita.

On the other hand, order Kawempe edged past resilient Olila women 2-0 with reigning Fufa footballer Hasifa Nassuna bagging a brace.

UCU will however have to deal with the fitness levels of goalkeeper Cissy Nakigumba who limped off in the game against Uganda Martyrs and will be subjected to a late fitness test to ascertain whether he can play.

Olila and Uganda Martyrs will battle for the third place before the final.

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