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FUFA Women Super League: Kawempe Muslim all but seal qualification to playoffs

FUFA Women Super League

Kawempe Muslim 1-0 Makerere University

Tooro Queens 1-2 Kampala Queens

Kawempe Muslim Ladies FC all but sealed their slot into the Championship playoffs of the 2020/21 FUFA Women Super League after nicking a hard-fought win over Makerere University on Friday.

Allen Nassazi scored the lone goal of the game, coming in the 19th minute and this eventually turned out to be the decisive moment of the game.

Kawempe Muslim players celebrate their goal against Makerere University.

The goal meant Nassazi took her scoring tally to three and she is currently the top scorer.

Despite missing three of their players, Kawempe Muslim held on to seal maximum points.

Striker Juliet Nalukenge and defenders Asia Nakibuuka and Stella Musubika were all not available for Friday’s game.

Makerere University started on the front foot and Rebecca Nakasato nearly scored inside the opening minute of the game but she arrived late and failed to tap home from Amina Nababi’s cross.

Samalie Nakamatte of Makerere University attempts to shoot.

On the other hand, Kawempe got two chances in succession with Margaret Kunihira and Hadijja Nandago all missing.

In the 19th minute, Nassazi beat Makerere University defence for pace before firing a low drive into the right bottom corner.

The second half was largely full of half chances from either side amidst the scorching sunshine but Kawempe Muslim did just enough to earn all three points.

Kawempe Muslim is now top of the table with 9 points and will wait for results from tomorrow’s games.

Both Kampala Queens and Uganda Martyrs are now level on points but Kawempe Muslim has a superior goal difference of five.

Kampala Queens will play Makerere University while Uganda Martyrs take on Tooro Queens on Saturday.

Kawempe Muslim Ladies Starting XI

Juliet Adeke, Shakira Nankwaga, Samalie Nakacwa, Suzan Nalukoda, Aisha Nantongo, Rhoda Nanziri, Shakira Nyinagahirwa, Hadijja Nandago, Allen Nassazi, Sharon Nadunga, Margaret Kunihira

Makerere University Starting XI

Grace Akatuhirara, Yudayah Nalubega, Salima Namirimu, Viola Namuddu, Stella Namisango, Jemima Twesigye, Josephine Ndagire, Rebecca Nakasaato, Amina Nababi, Samali Nakamatte

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