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The FUFA Drum: Acholi maintains perfect start to new season with away win over Bunyoro

The FUFA Drum

Saturday 13th April 2019

Tooro Province 2-0 Kampala Province

Sebei Province 1-2 Buganda Province

Lango Province 3-0 Ankole Province

Bunyoro Province 1-2 Acholi Province

Sunday 14th April 2019

Rwenzori Vs Busoga

Venue: Nyahuka playground, Bundibudgo

Karamoja Vs West Nile

Venue: St Daniel Comboni Primary School, Kotido

Teso Vs Bugisu

Venue: Soroti Sports Ground, Soroti

Kigezi Vs Bukedi

Venue: Kabale Municipal, Kabale

Acholi Province forward Alfred Onek (L) closing up Bunyoro Province defender Dudu Ramathan 

The FUFA Drum returned with four matches of the 8 fixtures on  Match Day 2 played on Saturday across the country.  Four more matches will be played on Sunday. Eleven (11) goals were scored in the four matches played on Saturday.

Lango province registered the most vibrant victory with a three goals margin against Ankole in Lira. KCCA FC defender Timothy Awany, Amuka Bright Stars FC duo Omedi Denish and Moses Aliro were on target for Lango.

Awany was named Man of the Match and received the prize money of 100,000/= plus an accolade from FUFA.

Lango Province midfielder Allan Okello in Action against Ankole

In Hoima, the host Bunyoro bowed down to Acholi in a 2-1 loss at Kigaya Primary School playground. Vipers SC forward Tito Okello scored a brace for the visitors while Jasper Aheebwa of Mbarara City had the consolation for Bunyoro.

Vipers SC and Acholi goalkeeper Derrick Ochan was named Man of the Match.

Vipers SC and Acholi goalkeeper Derrick Ochan receiving MoM accolade from The FUFA Drum chairman Rogers Byamukama

Kampala Province lost their second consecutive game in Group A after falling to Tooro Province in a convincing 2-0 loss. Ndejje University FC player Anwar Mustapher scored both goals for Tooro.

Anwar Mustapher was awarded Man of the Match accolade and cash.

Tooro Province defender Benjamin Nyakojo (green) trying to defend his side during the match against Kampala Province

Cup holders Buganda edged Sebei 2-1 away in Kapchorwa. Robert Sentongo registered a brace that started with a penalty in the first half.

Bukwo Heroes FC player Denis Cherwoto scored for the home side.

Action between Sebei (orange) and Buganda (blue)

Sebei and Admin FC player Isaac Doka Mweru managed was Man of the Match for the second time this season.

Matchday 2 action continues on Sunday with four other fixtures.

Rwenzori Vs Busoga in Bundibugyo

Karamoja Vs West Nile in Kotido

Teso Vs Bugisu in Soroti

Kigezi Vs Bukedi in Kabale

Referee Howard Orombi talking to Buganda province captain Dan Birikwaira

MAIN PHOTO: Kampala Province midfielder Allan Kyambadde (yellow) battling for the ball with Tooro Province defender Benjamin Nyakojo (green)