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The team from the blue side of the city have edged the other one from the yellow side at home in Bombo to end their winless run in four games against KCCA FC by overcoming their rival to earn the bragging rights through their 2-1. Goals came in from Nicholas Kabonge and Ronald Ssekiganda who looked so vibrant in his first derby game and earned the Pilsner MOTM award.

SC Villa needed this win after they had lost to URA FC in their previous game where they didn’t match the tax collectors physicality unlike today when they did and surely frustrated the visitors. This forced the KCCA gaffer to withdraw Lazo Mazengo and Kato Samuel to bring on Filbert Obenchan and Peter Magambo. Sam Ssenyonjo a player who has been so loud in the previous games unfortunately got injured in this one and was replaced by the former SC Villa young star Charles Lwanga. KCCA FC ‘s consolation goal was through the spot and put away by Brian Aheebwa.

Brian Aheebwa rises so high to head the ball.

In Arua, the visitors Wakiso Giants held Onduparaka a one all draw after Wasswa Dazo goal cancels out Kabon Living’s strike a minute after. This game had two former Onduparaka old boys involved in it ,who included the MOTM award winner Geriga Atendele and Gadaffi Wahab. This makes it four draws in a row for the purple sharks.

Wassawa Dazo striking the ball.

Steven Mukwala who had gotten silent since 1st goal against Mbarara city on the opening day scored twice as URA FC got late goals to secure a win in Bugembe at the Kyabazinga Stadium away to BUL in a game that was watched by Uganda Cranes head coach Jonny McKinstry. Joackim was the pilsner man of the match after contributing two assists both for Steven which he put away. URA FC is now 4th on the Log with 8 points.

Mukwala and team mate eye ball from corner.

Baker Mbowa’s Soltilo Bright Stars came from behind and put up a strong performance to get three points at home in a MYDA FC led 2-0 through Joseph Wambi 33’ and Ibrahim Nsimbe 52’ , player who looks to be on good form and a great talent, netting his third of the season. However, Ssempala Ronald’s brace 68’, 81’ and a winner in stoppage time from the former Busujju player in the Masaza Cup in 2019 Ibrahim Kasinde who ensured that Bright Stars got all the three points on the day.

Soltilo Bright stars warm up before the game.

While the Police FC continue to enjoy the ride as they put three past a struggling Busoga United side with Ben Ocen continuing to be on target in the 24th minute after an assist from Ssozi Yousuf though scoring was opened up by Derrick Kakooza in the 9th minute and everything was going The Cops’ way apart fro a few scares from the Jinja side although they didn’t materialize into goals. In the 70th minute Mubarak Nsubuga sealed the game and gave the cops three points as Samuel Kayongo came out as the MOTM.

Police FC players celebrate their first goal.
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Mugalu Jeremiah

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