BUL fight from a goal down to edge 10 man Mbarara City

Gladys ZAWEDDE

It was pay back time as BUL FC came from a goal down to edge 10 man Mbarara City 3-1 at FUFA Technical Center Njeru.

Makweth Wol had put Mbarara City in the lead in the 31st minute before Richard Wandyaka, Douglas Owori and second half subsitute Hamisi Tibita who replaced Villa Oromchan scored in the 38th, 59th and 89th minutes respectively.

The visitors were reduced to 10 men in the 53rd minute when Ronnie Kisseka got sent off by referee Razak Kasalirwe for a second bookable offence.

This was BUL FC’s maiden league win over the Ankole Lions ever since they joined top flight as both sides had played to a one stalemate and Mbarara City won the other two.

A win takes BUL FC to the 6th position with 43 points on level with Mbarara City who are in the 5th position.

Matchday captain and goalkeeper Hannington Ssebwalunyo glorified God for gifting his team a final home win and a successful season

” I thank God for being with us from matchday one till now when we played our last home game. It has been his mercy that we have managed to overcome most of the challenges “.

“It has been as a result of team work that we have managed to at least achieve this, I thank the management BUL FC, technical team, players and fans for the support”.

“We know it will not be an easy game against Vipers in Kitende but we believe and promise to put up a good fight so that we can achieve the desired result.”

Both teams will end the season on Saturday 4th- May where BUL FC will be paying a visit to Vipers SC in Kitende and The Ankole Lions hosting Police FC at Kakyeka Stadium.

BUL XI

Hannington Sebwalunyo, Jamaldin Buchochera, Hakim Magombe, Musa Walangalira, Musa Mulunda, Patrick Sembuya, James Otim, Yunus Sibira, Douglas Owori, Richard Wandyaka, Villa Oromchan

Subs
Paul Mujampani, Abdul Mayanja, Vincent Pimundu, Charles Ssebutinde, Jean Pierre Kambale Muhindo, Kambale Muhindo, Hamisi Tibita, Deogracious Ojok

Mbarara City XI

Muhammad Ssekeba, Zaidi Byekwaso, Jasper Aheebwa, Ronnie Kisseka, Ronald Otto, Ivan Mboowa, Swalik Bebe Ssegujja, Makweth Wol, Jude Ssemugabi, Ibrahim Orit

Subs
Steven Othieno, Umar Muhinzi, Brian Aheebwa, Derrick Onyai, Paul Mucurezi, Steven Kabuye

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