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The FUFA Drum 2019: Bukedi recovers from a goal down to beat Tooro

The FUFA Drum 2019 (*Powered by Eagle)

Match Day Two (Quarter finals)

  • Bukedi 2-1 Tooro
  • Acholi 1-0 Buganda

Bukedi came from behind to out-muscle Tooro 2-1 during group B of the quarter finals in the FUFA Drum (powered by Eagle) during match day two at the Pece War Memorial Stadium on Sunday.

Anwar Ntege, a Uganda Revenue Authority (URA) player scored the opening goal for Tooro just after 10 minutes.

Bukedi quicky responded to find the equalizer through Ibra Nsiimbe five minutes later.

Team skipper Fredson Gwoto of Jinja based BUL FC in the Uganda Premier League put Bukedi into the lead in the 36th minute of the game.

Action between Bukedi (Red) and Tooro at the Pece War Memorial Stadium, Gulu

There were no further goals in the game as Bukedi held onto the lead to win 2-1.

Ibrahim Pengere of Bukedi was named man of the match, earning a plaque and cash Shs 100,000.

Ibrahim Pengere gets cash and man of match plaque

Bukedi now leads group B since the second game on the day witnessed Acholi overcome the reigning champions Buganda 1-0 in a well contested game.

Tito Okello scored the lone goal on the evening graced by hundreds of spectators.

Okello was also named man of the match.

Tooro Province goalkeeper Douglas Kisembo restarts play

Action returns with match day three of the quarter finals on Monday, 2nd December 2019 with two matches at Akii Bua stadium in Lira.

Lango takes on Busoga in the opening match at 2 PM and Bugisu will face West Nile in the subsequent game.

Tooro XI Vs Bukedi
Bukedi Province Team
Referees with the Bukedi and Tooro province captains prior to kick off