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The FUFA Drum: Huge crowds, goals spice up match day two at various venues

The FUFA Drum (Match Day Two Results):

  • Sebei 0-4 Busoga
  • Kampala 3-1 Bunyoro
  • West Nile 2-0 Ankole
  • Tooro 2-0 Karamoja
  • Bugisu 2-2 Teso
  • Kigezi 1-1 Lango
  • Rwenzori 1-1 Bukedi
  • Acholi 0-0 Buganda

When match day two of the FUFA Drum tournament was successfully held on Sunday, 18th March 2018, there were two key positives realized among others.

First, more people across the various provinces of the country have continued to wholesomely embrace this inter-provinces tournament.

Secondly, goals, just like on match day one were netted with a total of 20 goals scored in the eight matches.

Acholi’s Francis Onekalit takes on Douglas Muganga (right) of Buganda Province
Inspection of the Kigezi Province team
After inspiring KCCA to the group stages of the CAF Champions league, striker Muhammed Shaban (left) traveled to Zombo to play for his West Nile Province

Busoga registered the biggest victory on the day, winning 4-0 away to Sebei Province at the Kiprotich stadium in Kapchorwa district.

BUL Football Club midfielder Daniel Shabena opened the scoring in the 14th minute.

Another Bul player Amis Tibita (45th minute), second half substitute Richard Wandyaka (75th minute) and Joel Madondo (78th) netted the goals.

Busoga’s Jorome Kirya passes the ball as Sebei’s Nelson Mandela (shirt 10) closes gap at the Kiprotich stadium

At the Star Times stadium, Lugogo, home side Kampala overcame Bunyoro 3-1.

Kampala Province’s goals were scored by Soana’s Willy Kavuma as early as the third minute, Vipers’ Tony Odur (45th) and second half substitute Daniel ‘Muzeyi’ Sserunkuma, also of Vipers Sports Club in the 80th minute.

Bunyoro’s consolation came from Onduparaka newly signed striker Malish Jamal in the 48th minute.

Dignitaries at Pece Stadium included the King of Acholi, Rwot David Onen Acana II (third from left), FUFA President, Eng. Moses Magogo (second left), Rogers Byamukama (extreme left), politican Norbet Mao (with red tie) among others

In Gulu at the newly renovated Pece Stadium, thousands of passionate football fans including the King of Acholi, Rwot David Onen Acana II, FUFA President Eng. Moses Magogo, chairperson of the FUFA Drum tournament Rogers Byamukama, among other personalities graced the match between Acholi and Buganda.

Ironically, this match failed to produce any goal scored.

Excited fans dance after the match in West Nile (Zombo) where the home team humbled Ankole 2-0
Kigezi Province’s Abdallah Muhammed (middle) attempts to dribble during the match. He is a teenager licenced with Sports Club Villa Jogoo

The match between Kigezi and Lango failed to produce an out right winner since the two Provinces played to a one all draw at the Kabale Municipal Stadium.

Faruku Osama put Lango ahead in the 61st minute and the home team rallied gallantly to find the equalizer through their captain David Ndihabwe (of Express) with virtually the last kick of the game.

Fans at the Kabale Municipal Stadium blow the vuvuzelas during the match

Tooro Province registered their first win of the campaign, overcoming Karamoja 2-0 at the Buhinga stadium in Fort Portal.

Soana striker Steven Ategeka (7th minute) and URA midfielder Nicholas Kagaba’s goal at the death of the match earn maximum points for Fred Muhumuza’s coached team.

Bugisu and Teso shared the spoils in a 4 goal thriller played at the Mbale Municipal Stadium.

Kirinya-Jinja S.S striker Musa Esenu and Bright Stars’ John Kokas Opejo scored for Teso Province as KCCA defender Paul Musamali and goalkeeper James Alitho of Vipers Sports Club were on target for the home side.

At the Bar Okoro stadium in Zombo, West Nile out-muscled Ankole 2-0 before hundreds of people.

Onduparaka Captain and defender Rashid Toha gave the home side the lead after 36 minutes.

On form Kirinya-Jinja S.S’ Fred Amaku continued with his goal scoring exploits with the second goal on 53 minutes.

Rwenzori and Bukedi drew one all. Godfrey Yoningom put visiting Bukedi ahead in the 10th minute.

Nyamityobora winger (on loan from URA) Robert Mukongotya canceled the advantage seven minutes later with a well drilled equalizer.

A mammoth crowd watched the goal-less draw between Acholi and Buganda in Gulu
Buganda and Acholi cheer leaders entertain the masses at Pece Stadium
A bird’s view of the Bar Okoro stadium in Zombo when West Nile Province hosted Ankole
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