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FUFA Women Elite League: Weekend results as Burundian duo Uwimana, Nahimana bring down champions Kawempe

Western United 1-2 Ajax

Gadaffi Integrated 2-0 Olira

Gafford 2-1 Kawempe

London College 5-0 Rinnes

Divine Stars 1-0 Eastern Heroes 

Buikwe She Red Stars 3-2UCU Lady Cardinals


Burundians Uwimana Aniella and Falone Nahimana scored a goal each for home Gafford Ladies FC who beat reigning league champions Kawempe Muslim Secondary School FC 2-1 at Cleveland College in Kyebando.


Uwimana scored a goal in the first half with a header off a corner kick which keeper Ruth Aturo failed to contain. Nahimana netted off a rebound from an initial failed penalty attempt she had taken. Gafford Ladies now on 16 points in the Victoria group remain unbeaten at home since the inception of the league in May 2015. This is the 2nd edition of the league. Kawempe are on 15 points from 6 games played so far.

Gafford Ladies celebrating their first goal

The match handled by FIFA referees Marex Nkumbi Nakitto, Catherine Nagadya and Irene Namubiru was watched by FUFA President Eng. Moses Magogo and former Cranes player Paul Ssali.

FUFA President Eng. Moses Magogo and Paul Ssali inspecting teams before kickoff

MAIN PHOTO: Two goal hero Uwimana Aniella with the ball of Gafford beats Kawempe’s Sandra Nabweteme during the FWEL match on Saturday in Kyebando. Gafford edged Kawempe 2-1.


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