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Lango overcomes Busoga to book FUFA Drum 2019 semi final berth

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Match Day 3 Results:

  • Bugisu 1-0 West Nile
  • Lango 2-0 Busoga

It is official that Lango Province is the first team to qualify for the semi-finals of the 2019 FUFA DRUM Tournament.

This was confirmed on Monday evening after a convincing 2-0 win over Busoga during a group A contest at the fully packed Akii Bua Stadium in Lira.

A goal in each half from Emmanuel Obua and Moses Aliro inspired Lango to the much desired victory before hundreds of their passionate home fans.

Obua connected home Bronson Nsubuga’s cross from the right as early as the third minute for the quick lead.

Aliro scored the second goal after combining well with second half substitute  Pate Wanok in a wall pass move.

Busoga Hamis Tibita (left) vies for the ball possession with Lango’s Ronny OKullo

Lango has now played two matches and make it six points from two matches after their 1-0 win against Bugisu on Saturday.

Like against Bugisu, Lango’s star player Bronson Nsubuga was named man of the match for the second consecutive match, earning a plaque and cash worth shs 100,000.

MP Hamson Obua hands over the man of the match accolade and cash to Lango’s Bronson Nsubuga
A section of fans at Pece Stadium

The first game on match day two at Akii Bua Stadium witnessed Bugisu edge West Nile 1-0.

Second half substitute Saul Bukoma scored the lone goal in the 73rd minute finishing off Muwadda Mawejje’s teasing cross from the right wing.

Bugisu’s Mawejje was named man of the match.

Muwadda Mawejje (right) of Bugisu receives his man of the match accolade

Match day 2 will continue  on Tuesday, 3rd December 2019 at Pece War Memorial Stadium, Gulu.

Buganda takes on Bukedi in the opening match at 2 PM before hosts Acholi will play Tooro.

Victories for Bukedi and Acholi will see both provinces book berths for the semi-finals.

Tuesday, 3rd December 2019:

  • Buganda Vs Bukedi (2 PM) – Akii Bua Stadium, Gulu
  • Acholi Vs Tooro (4 PM) – Akii Bua Stadium, Gulu