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FUFA Women Elite League: UCU Lady Cardinals, Kawempe Muslim Start Second Round on a High

FUFA Women Elite League 2018/19

Elizabeth Group

UCU Lady Cardinals 5-1 Lango Queens
Kampala Queens FC 2-2 Isra Soccer Academy
She MAK 0-0 Uganda Martyrs High School Lubag
Bugiri Town View SS 0-1 Olila Women FC

Victoria Group

Dynamic SS 0-2 Kawempe Muslim Ladies FC
Rines WFC 0-1 Lady Doves
Asubo Gafford Ladies 0-2 Ajax Queens FC
Mutesa I Royal University 0-0 She Corporate FC

The second round of the 2018/19 season of the FUFA Women Elite League began with thrilling moments in the games played over the weekend.

In the 8 games played, 16 goals were scored with four of the five wins registered coming on the road. Only UCU Lady Cardinals won at home.

UCU Lady Cardinals were the biggest winners with a 5-1 humiliation of struggling Lango Queens in the game played in Mukono on Saturday.

2016 Airtel FUFA Female footballer, Hasifa Nassuna orchestrated the demolition scoring four of the five goals with the other coming from skipper Maureen Kinavudori.

The double brace meant Nassuna took her goal tally to nine this season and she is currently the top scorer.

The University side moved joint top on 15 points same as Kampala Queens FC who were held at home in a thrilling two all draw by Isra Soccer Academy. Olila Women who won 1-0 against Bugiri Town View SS also moved to 15 points.

Lilian Mutuuzo and new signing from Rines WFC Doreen Nabukeera scored for Kampala Queens but Isra rallied back through Fauziah Najjemba and captain Shamira Nalugya.

The point moved Isra Soccer Academy to fourth place on the table on 13 points same as Uganda Martyrs High School Lubaga who drew goalless against She Makerere.

In Victoria group, Kawempe Muslim Ladies who are the defending champions edged closer to sealing their spot in the playoffs with a 2-0 win away to bottom-placed Dynamic Jjeza in Muduuma, Mityana.

Crested Cranes captain Tracy Jones Akiror and Juliet Nalukenge scored a goal each to help the Warriors maintain their summit status. The victory meant Kawempe Muslim won their 7th successive game this season and have collected 22 points out of the possible 24.

Masindi based Lady Doves nicked a hard fought 1-0 win against Rines WFC in Wakiso to remain second on 16 points. New signing from Katuuso Community FC Nuruh Nakyanzi scored the lone goal.

Lady Doves attacking midfielder Lydia Nyandera with a thunderous strike

Ajax Queens FC defeated Asubo Gafford Ladies 2-0 to move to third place on 12 points. Phiona Nabbumba and Moreen Afoyo scored for Michael Natima’s charges.

Gafford Ladies were without head coach Steven Wabwire who is still serving a four-match touchline ban.

She Corporate FC woes of failing to score continued as the Nakawa based outfit were held by Muteesa I Royal University at Wankulukuku.

Despite making marquee signings at the start of the season, She Corporate FC scored just four goals in the first round.

Both Muteesa and She Corporate FC are level on eleven points in fourth and fifth position respectively.

The top two teams in either group at the end of the regular season qualify for the playoff phase where a champion is determined.

FWEL 2018/19 Victoria Group

1Kawempe Muslim Women FC1210112622431
2Lady Dove FC127501541126
3She Corporates12471106419
4Muteesa I Royal University124441110116
5Ajax Queens124261312114
7Gafford Ladies12327617-1111
8Dynamic Jjeza WFC120210624-182

FWEL 2018/19 Elizabeth Group

1Kampala Queens1273227131424
2UCU Lady Cardinals1273222101224
3Olila Women FC13733147724
4Uganda Martyrs Lubaga126421981122
5Isra Academy137151818022
6She Mak Makerere124351113-215
7Lango Queens FC12138518-136
8Town View SS WFC – Bugiri120012635-290