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UGANDA PREMIER LEAGUE: Vipers Stretch Lead to 5 Points


Results (2014/15 Season) Match-Day (11)

Friday 5th December 2014

Sadolin Paints FC 1 – 0 Lweza FC (HT: 0 – 0) Ngobi Umaru

Bright Stars F.C 2 – 1 Entebbe F.C (HT: 0 – 1)

SC Vila F.C 1 – 1 Simba FC (HT: 1 – 0)

Vipers FC 1 – 0 SC VU (HT: 0 – 0)

Vipers Football Club have stretch their lead in the Uganda Premier League to 5 points.

The positive development for the Buikwe based side follows their home 1 – 0 victory over Sports Club Victoria University on Friday.

Defender Musa Malunda got the all important goal in the second half.

They now rise to 29 points, 5 better than champions KCC FC in the second position.

16 time record champions, SC Villa were held by Army side, Simba 1 – 1 in Mityana.

On form striker, Karim Ndugwa had given the Jogoos a quick lead after just 2 minutes before Alex Witaba’s equalizer 10 minutes to full time.

Away in Jinja, Sadolin Paints F.C finished the game with 10 men but with 3 crucial points in the bag after beating Lweza 1 – 0.

Umaru Ngobi grabbed all the headlines for the right and wrong reasons.

First, he scored Sadolin’s goal before he was red carded for unsporting character.

The other game played in the heart of Kampala witnessed a sigh of relief for Bright Stars F.C head coach, Fred Kajoba.

The Kawempe based side came from a goal down to win 2 – 1 at Lugogo Stadium.

Nasser Muzamiru converted a first half penalty to give Entebbe the lead and the the club’s second goal in 11 games played.

Bright Stars rallied from behind scoring a penalty through Akram Kakembo before Lule Jimmy’s beautifully executed free kick granted Kajoba his maiden victory since taking over from Paul Kiwanuka.

Despite winning the game, Bright Stars FC confirmed to that they would protest the UPL secretariat as Entebbe FC used a suspended player Mugonza Aziz. If successful with their protest, Bright Stars FC will be awarded three goals and three points while Entebbe FC loses the game by forfeiture.

The league resumes next week with 8 fixtures of match day 12.

Four of these fixtures (matches 89 to 92) will be played on Tuesday, 9th December 2014 with the others held the subsequent Friday ()

All Match Day 12 Fixtures:

Tuesday 9th December, 2014
89 URA vs KCC Buikwe 4:30pm
90 Express vs Vipers Wankulukuku 4:30pm
91 Simba vs Bright Stars Bombo 4:30pm
92 Entebbe vs Sadolin Nakivubo 4:30pm
Friday 12th December, 2014
93 Soana vs Rwenshama Kavumba 4:30pm
94 Lweza vs Kira Young Wankulukuku 4:30pm
95 SCVU vs SC Villa Namboole 4:30pm
96 BUL vs POlice Kakindu 4:30pm
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