FWEL: UCU held in Lira, Kampala Queens seal first victory

SINAN RAJUB SENOGA

The FUFA Women Elite League resumed on Saturday with two fixtures from the Elizabeth group on card.

UCU Lady Cardinals were held to a 1-1 draw by new league entrants Lango Queens at Ireda Primary school playground in Lira.

Hajara Nakate drew first blood for the hosts as early as the 5th minute but moments later Hasifa Nassuna levelled matters for the Women Cup holders.

Farida Bulega’s Kampala Queens got off the mark with a slender 1-0 victory over Makerere University female side – She Mak at the University play ground.

Crested Cranes striker Resty Nanziri scored the all important goal in the first half of the game to seal maximum points.

The strike was Nanziri’s second goal of the season in three games played having previously scored against UCU in Mukono.

UCU Lady Cardinals maintain their spot on the summit of the Elizabeth group with 8 points garnered from 4 games played so far.

Kampala Queens move to the 4th place with 5 points while Lango Queens remain languishing in the drop zone (7th) with only 2 points from 3 league outings.

The FUFA Women Elite League will return next weekend with a host of mouthwatering fixtures across different venues.

Hasifa Nassuna together with Muteesa I Royal University’s Favour Danielita Nambatya and FUFA Awards nominee Shadia Nankya of Uganda Martyrs currently lead the scorer’s chat with 3 goals each.

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