Joel Wakalaita scored a first half brace as Kirinya/Jinja S.S registered a 4-0 home victory over visiting VCC at the Jinja S.S play ground in one of the 8 FUFA Big league games played.
James Otim and Musa Magumba got the other goals for the Jinja based side.
Kirinya/Jinja S.S’ victory draws them closer to the leading side (Maroons F.C) in the Elgon Group.
At the Uganda Prisons stadium in Luzira, Abel Eturude scored the all important goal for Maroons over Kabale’s Creamland.
Maroons now lead Elgon group with 26 points, four points ahead of second placed Kirinya/Jinja S.S.
In the Rwenzori group, Water F.C and Jinja Municipal Council, who started the game tied on 27 both missed the chance to close down on the 5 points, only managing a goal-less draw at Mengo Secondary school play ground.
Henry Mukwaya and Innocent Kinyera scored for Baza Holdings against Namasagali F.C in Kamuli at the Namasagali College play ground.
There was another away victory for CRO, 1-2 over Ngora Freda Carr at the Ngora High School play grounds as Sporting United jumped to 3rd on 28 points (joint as Water and JMC) but with a better goal difference over Water F.C
Sporting United won 4-0 over Kumi United at the Lango Sports Ground before Ndejje University picked the three points at home with a slim 1-0 victory past a hard battling Soroti Garage outfit.
The Big league resumes on Saturday, 28th February 2015 with 3 games.
The Saints host Hope Doves at Nelson Mandela Stadium, Namboole.
Proline will face Artland at Nakivubo whilst Baza Holdings entertains Soroti Garage at their new fotress in Kawanda.
MAIN PHOTO: Jinja MC FC’s Edwin Bageya (centre) in action against Water FC’s Joseph Senyondo (right) and Robert Mugisha (left) in the Big League at Mengo SS on Thursday. The game ended goalless
Photo Credit: FUFA Communications department
FULL FUFA BIG LEAGUE RESULTS (26th February 2015):
|Ngora Freda Carr||1||2||CRO FC|
|Water FC||0||0||JMC FC|
|Ndejje Univ||1||0||Soroti Garage|
|Sporting Utd||4||0||Kumi Utd|
|Kirinya Jinja SS||4||0||VCC|