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Azam Uganda Premier League: Police, Express share spoils in six goal thriller at Kavumba

Azam Uganda Premier League (Match Day 9):

Friday result – Police 3-3 Express

Police scored a late goal inside the first minute of the four added minutes to earn a point in the 3 all draw against a ten man Express side in the Azam Uganda Premier league match played at the Kavumba Recreational Stadium on Friday.

In the only game of the day that was televised live on Azam T.V, Express took an early lead through Allan Kyambadde in the 5th minute.

Police Football club found the equalizer through Osman Mutumba almost 35 minutes later as the two sides returned to the locker-rooms even at one goal apiece.

Upon re-start, the home side took the lead through Rahmat Senfuka following a rocket shot off the left foot that found the back of the net.

The joy was however short-lived when Simon Sserunkuma finished from an acute angle after clumsy defending from the Police back-line.

Police technical bench called for substitution of their goalkeeper Davis Mutebi for Samuel Kivumbi after they had conceded the second goal.

Kivumbi was treated to a baptism of fire when he was beaten by a flying header from Kyambadde off Sserunkuma’s telling assist from the left.

Police gained numerical advantage when Express’ Musa Mukasa was red carded for elbowing striker Anthony Bongole.

Bongole had moments earlier come on for towering striker Peter ‘Crouch’ Ssenyonjo.

The galore of goals continued when Police grabbed their third of the day after Hood Kawesa’s low drive beat Mutumba  between the Red Eagles’ goal posts.

Other match day 9 fixtures:

Match day nine continues on Saturday with three matches.

Vipers make the short trip to the Phillip Omondi Stadium to play Vipers.

Arua side, Onduparaka will play Uganda Revenue Authority at the Mehta Stadium in Lugazi.

Jinja Municipal Council Hippos will entertain Soana at the Kakindu Stadium in Jinja town.

MAIN PHOTO: Police XI that started against Express at the Kavumba Recreational Stadium on Friday, 14th October 2016 in the Azam Uganda Premier League

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