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FUFA Big League 2018/19: 12 goals recorded on match day one

FUFA Big League 2018/19:

Match Day 1 Results

Rwenzori Group:

  • Ntinda United 0-3 Kireka United
  • Kiboga Young 1-0 Water
  • Kitara 0-0 Proline
  • Kansai Plascon 1-0 Kira United
  • Kabale Sharp 1-1 Dove

Elgon Group:

  • Bukedea Town Council 0-1 JMC Hippos
  • UPDF 0-0 Entebbe
  • Amuka Bright Stars 2-2 Wakiso Giants
  • Doves All Stars 0-0 Kataka

The 2018/19 FUFA Big League season kicked off in style with nine games across the different corners of the country on Thursday, 1st November 2018.

A total of 12 goals were scored with a lion’s share coming up in the Rwenzori group (7) and the five in the Elgon group

Kireka United were the biggest winners on the day,, crushing Ntinda United 3-0 away at the Mutesa II Wankulukuku Stadium.

Derrick Jurua, Job Owori opened the goal scoring chapter in the first half before  Reagan Male wrapped up the business in the second half.

Peter Lumolo was the hero as Kiboga Young outwitted Water 1-0 in Kiboga.

Kansai Plascon defeated Kira United 1-0 with Henry Kitegenyi on target.

Away in Kabale, Fred Kalanzi’s second half penalty for Kabale Sharp canceled out Ronald Kyamanya’s opener as debutants Dove earned a crucial away point in the one all draw.

Meanwhile, Kitara and Proline worked for a non scoring draw in Hoima.

In the Elgon group, Jinja Municipal Council Hippos overcame Bukedea Town Council at the Emokori play ground .

Crespo Asiku scored the precious goal on  the evening.

Wakiso Giants earned a point in Lira during their 2 all draw with the home side Amuka Bright Stars at the Lira P7 play ground.

James Baker and Bronson Nsubuga scored for Amuka Bright Stars as Abdul Karim Kasule and Clinton Kamugisha got Wakiso Giants’ two goals on the road.

Meanwhile, at the Green Light Stadium  in Arua, Doves All Stars and Kataka failed to find the back of the net.

The UPDF – Entebbe duel at the Bombo Army military stadium was also score-less.

The league returns on Saturday with one game when Kataka visits Nebbi Central at the Nebbi play ground.

Three clubs are sportingly promoted from the FUFA Big League to the Star Times Uganda Premier League.

The top club per group (Elgon and Rwenzori) earns direct promotion while the third one is determined via a four team promotional play off that involves the second and third placed clubs per group.

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