Ndejje University stun Tooro United in a seven goal thriller

DANIEL NSUBUGA

Ndejje University have done their relegation survival chances a massive favour after defeating Tooro United at the Arena of champions in Luwero.

Two quick fire goals from Francis Onekalit in the 4th and 12th minutes handed the Ndejje lions a surprise lead.

Their lead was however cut short in the 30th minute when defender Ronald Odokonyero scored into his own net.

While Ndejje were trying to recollect themselves, Mahad Yaya Kakooza fired home an equaliser to restore parity for the visitors.

However, their joy was short lived when Ndejje was handed a penalty at the stroke of half time which Anwar Ntege flawlessly converted to restore their lead.

The half time whistle was blown by center ref Brian Miiro with the hosts in an expected position.

Tooro’s wings were seriously clobbered by what looked like a controversial decision from the experienced center ref making their revival a toll order .

In the 77th minute, Odokonyero turned from villain to hero , powering in a powerful shot to extend Ndejje’s lead beyond reach.

Simon Sserunkuuma managed to pull one back in additional time to make the scoreline more respectable for the visitors.

Ndejje’s 4th win of the season pushes them within touching distance of Maroons who are currently occupying 14th , they are now on 15 points. Ndejje will host Express FC on the 26th of February.

Tooro United remain 8th on the log with 26 points and their next outing is a visit to Bright Stars on the 27th of February.

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