Bright stars’ Joshua Kawadwa was one of the key performers of the round
By: David Gombe
The league has had a stoppage for the international break after round 4 which saw Vipers sc, KCCA, and Bright stars as the only unbeaten teams in the league, Nelson Senkatuka leads the scorer’s chats with 3 and Express FC finally won a game a football.
Swift sports reporters managed to compile a list of the 11 best performers of the round.
Godwin Buule (Express FC)
The Express FC goalkeeper was influential in his team’s first victory of the season. Buule who was also the captain of the day, organized his defense perfectly well to ensure a 2-0 win over Maroons. He made a couple of saves in the second half as Maroons was in hunt for a leveller. He kept a second clean sheet of the season and remains Express FC’s most outstanding player so far.
Fred Okot ( URA FC)
The URA FC right back put up a great performance in his side’s goalless draw against KCCA Fc, Okot denied his opponents room to make impact and gave KCCA’s left flank a hard time. No wonder he received a call up to the national team preparing for Ghana.
Dan Birikwalira (Vipers SC )
He started his second club game this season ahead Yayo Lutimba and subsequently impressed with a great performance against Masavu in Bugonga. Despite the relentless attacks by Masavu, Birikwalira remained firm making sure his side walks away as the only team yet to concede.
Musa Walangalira ( BUL FC)
The gallant centre back was a rock in BUL fc win over UPDF FC at Kakindu. He was the reason why UPDF’s marksman Godfrey Wakaza left the pitch empty handed. He won every aerial duels and helped his side earn a comfortable win.
Hillary Mukundane ( Mbarara City)
Mbarara City center back Mukundane was brilliant for the western region team at Masaka putting up another great performance. He was always at the right place in the time to keep the scoreline 0-0. He gave Villa a good run for their money reason and marked out Alex Kitata. He was unfortunate to concede in the later stages of the game.
Godfrey Akol (Kirinya Jinja SS)
The Kirinya Jinja SS midfield dynamo easily won possession with clean tackles for his team and he distributed the ball wisely to his forwards against Bright Stars. Akol was unlucky to end on the losing side.
Godfrey Lwesibawa ( SC Villa)
He was a threat to Mbarara City most especially left back Okorie Eleaza with his pace. He created 5 goal scoring chances in the game only being let down by his teammates Martin Kizza and Alex Kitata. He was involved in SC Villa’s only goal which was scored by Yubu Bogere.
David Ndihabwe (Express FC)
David Ndihabwe was a chief in the middle of the pack winning possession and giving perfect cover to the Express center back duo of Agele and Bwogi as well as keeping Pius Obuya out of the game. Additionally, he nodded home Express’ second goal with 9 minutes to time.
Joshua Kawadwa (Bright Stars)
Kawadwa came in at Halftime when Bright stars were chasing the game, he introduced a much needed physical presence upfront and he won his team their first 3 points against a battle hardened Kirinya Jinja SS. He is blessed with a good ball holding ability which creates space for his fellow forwards.
Daniel Muzeyi Sserunkuma ( Express Fc)
He became the first player to score for Express this season when he caught Maroons goalkeeper off – guard with an exquisite strike outside the box. He nearly scored through a free kick and also kept the Maroons back three unease.
Mike Ndera ( BUL FC)
Mike Ndera was a nuisance to the UPDF defense with his pace not only produced bookings to Derrick Walulya and Isaa Mubiru but also the second goal for his side that sealed all three points.
Daniel Shabena ( BUL FC)
Yubu Bogere ( Sc Villa)
Bayo Fahad (Proline)
Coach : Mujib Kasule