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FUFA Women Elite League: Rines dispatch Town View SS to take early advantage in Group B

FUFA Women Elite League

Group B

Matchday 1

Kataka SHE FC 0-1 Bunyaruguru Girls FC

Rines SS WFC 3-1 Town View SS WFC

Rines SS WFC sent warning signals to the rest of the teams in Group B following their brilliant performance against Town View SS on Saturday.

The Wakiso based side swept aside Town View SS with a 3-1 win to make a perfect start to the tournament.

Skipper Shakira Nalule, Yuster Kayesu and Anitah Nantume scored a goal each for Rines SS WFC while Town View SS on the other hand got their consolation through Saluwa Nakaima who tucked home from the spot.

Rines SS celebrating their first goal against Town View SS

Nalule opened the scores as early as the 5th minute firing home from close range after goalkeeper Rose Bamaniriza fumbled with a cross.

When the shot stopper failed to have a firm grip on the ball, Evan Nagayi was quick to play it into Nalule’s path and the latter did no mistake to fire home.

Town View SS seemed to have recollected from the early fears and were the better side in terms of possession but lacked efficiency in front of goal on a number of occasions.

Elizabeth Anyango troubled Rines backline with her ability to dribble but always lacked the conviction and did not get support from teammates.

At the stroke of halftime, Rines SS WFC doubled their lead through Kayesu who ran at the far end to tap home after Town View SS defender Shakira Nakasango brushed the ball into her path.

Nantume put the game beyond reach in the 69th minute, capitalizing on yet another blopper by goalkeeper Bamaniriza.

The consolation for the Bugiri based outfit came in the 77th minute when Anyango was fouled in the box and Nakaima converted the resultant penalty.

Action in Group B will resume on Sunday with Rines taking on Bunyaruguru Girls while wounded Town View SS will face Kataka SHE FC.

Rines SS WFC Starting XI

Elsie Najjemba, Catherine Wujja, Hariat Kaudha, Hilder Nankya, Peace Aloyo, Lydia Nababi, Anitah Nantume, Shakirah Nalule, Yuster Kayesu, Eva Nagayi, Maureen Nankinga

Town View SS Starting XI

Rose Bamaniriza, Joan Nankya, Juliet Kisakye, Shakira Nakasango, Halima Babirye, Ruth Nabwire,  Shakira Kaudha, Shadia Nakiwala, Dorcus Kwikiriza, Saluwa Nakaima, Elizabeth Anyango

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