FUFA Big League : Wakiso Giants, Proline, Kiboga Young record victories

SINAN RAJUB SENOGA

The second tier league of Ugandan football resumed on Thursday 13th with 8 fixtures across the country.

Among the victors on the evening were pacesetters Wakiso Giants in the Elgon group, Kiboga Young and Former Premier League side Proline FC.

Wakiso Giants edged Steven Bogere’s UPDF FC by a goal to nil courtesy of a Daff Ernest Luboobi first half strike.

The Purple Sharks maintain a lead on the Elgon table with 12 points accumulated from 6 games played.

Proline also recorded a slim 2-1 win over Water FC at the StarTimes Stadium Lugogo. Bright Anukani and Hakim Kiwanuka ensured victory for Shafik Bisaso’s men while Isaac Katende found the consolation for the visiting team.

The win keeps Proline at the top of the Rwenzori group table with 16 points, 2 clear of second placed Kiboga Young.

At Wankulukuku, debutants Kiboga Young continued with their steady performance to the season with a comprehensive 2-0 away win over inmates Ntinda United.

Isaac Otto scored his third goal of the season for the Kiboga outfit before Jamir Nvule stretched the scoreline with a curler towards the halftime break.

Kitara FC and Kansai Plascon settled for a barren stalemate at the Kigaya grounds in Hoima district.

Dove FC defeated bottom placed Kira United 1-0 at the Katusabe grounds in Masindi thanks to Richard Enjama’s 49th minute strike.

At Namboole, Kireka United got better of Bumate United to register their third win of the season thanks to Samuel Titi’s perfect free kick.

Bukedea Town Council rallied from a goal behind to edge Light SSS FC in the North Eastern derby at the Emokori Grounds. Goals from Emmanuel Obua and Isaac Tegu cancelled out Lawrence Olaboro 25th minute goal.

Former topflight sides Jinja Municipal Hippos and Entebbe FC (Masavu FC) played to a 1-1 draw at Kakindu stadium in Jinja.

The league will resume on Saturday 15th December at the UTC Lira Grounds when Amuka Bright Stars play host to Doves All Stars.

Full Results
Rwenzori Group
• Proline FC 2-1 Water FC
• Kitara FC 0-0 Kansai Plascon
• Kireka United 1-0 Bumate United
• Dove FC 1-0 Kira United
• Ntinda United 0-2 Kiboga Young

Elgon Group
• Wakiso Giants 1-0 UPDF FC
• JMC Hippos 0-0 Entebbe FC
• Bukedea Town Council 2-1 Light SSS FC

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