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Uganda Premier League Week 1: SCVU and Simba also win opening fixtures

Uganda Premier League (Saturday games):

Lweza 0 – 1 Sports Club Victoria University

Entebbe f.c 0 – 1 Simba

After the Friday match day one results of the Uganda Premier League for the 2014/15 season, two other fixtures were played on Saturday evening.

League debutant, Lweza lost 0 -1  to Sports Club Victoria University at their Wankulukuku Stadium.

Mathew Odong scored the only goal for last season’s runners up in the 36th minute.

At Nakivubo Stadium, Entebbe football club, who narrowly survived relegation last season, lost 0 – 1 to army side, Simba Sports club.

It was a penalty from Gerald Bagoole that won the game for Simba, coached by Uganda Cranes goal keeping coach, Fred Kajoba.

Earlier on Friday, 5 games had been played at 5 different venues.

16 record league leaders, SC Villa won 1 – 0 at their new Mityana Ssaza grounds in a match watched by FUFA President, Eng. Moses Magogo.

SC Villa’s goal was scored by Karim Ndugwa in the 25th minute of the game played in severe rainny conditions.

At Wankulukuku stadium, Kira Young shocked hosts Express with a 0 – 2 victory.

Brian Nkuubi and Bright Aguma scored for Kira Young.

The Eastern derby ended 1 apiece between Bul f.c and Sadolin at Kakindu Stadium.

Andrew Basooma, a new recruit from Police f.c put the league new comers in a surprise 36th minute lead before another new player for Bul, Ivan Lubaale (from relegated CRO) restored parity for the home team.

Uganda Revenue Authority (URA) survived an ambush from Kawempe giants, Bright Stars.

Enterpising young forward Meddie Kakeeto, shocked the home crowd at Mehta Stadium in Lugazi with a 4th minute effort.

It took the intervention of Uganda Cranes striker, Robert Sentongo to save URA from the jaws of an eminent defeat with the equaliser, 10 minutes to full time.

The Uganda Premier league resumes on Tuesday with match day two fixtures at different venues.

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