Startimes Premier League
Mbarara city 3-0 Kirinya Jinja SS FC
Kakyeka Stadium, Jinja
KAKYEKA – Mbarara City registered a 7th home victory of the campaign thanks to a 3-0 victory over Kirinya JSS on Wednesday afternoon.
Goals from Makweth Awol, Paul Mucureezi and Jude Ssemugabi were enough to ensure the Ankole Lions remain third on the 16 team log.
In the game played at Kakyeka, Makweth Awol opened the score sheet for the hosts im the 26th minute off Jude Semugabi assist after a collision of Custodian Rubangakene with Mbarara’s Jude.
Kirinya tried to level matters through a heavy sent free kick from Nelson Mandela but Custodian Muhammmad Sekkeba was up for the challenge with a brilliant save of the day.
Former KCCA FC winger Paul Mucureezi extended the lead one minute to half time recording another assist from Jude Semugabi leaving it 2-0 at half time.
The Ankole lions decently closed the score sheet with Jude Semugabi netting past Emmanuel Rubangakene in the 80th minute.
Ayiekoh’s side tried to pull one back through Ismail Kawawulo but all efforts where put to waste as the hosts could not allow a break through.
Ayiekoh called off George Kasonko for Fred Amaku to boast the striking line while Jerome Kirya for Vincent Zziwa as Jude Ssemugabi was named Pilsner player of the match on both sides.
Mbarara city now 3rd on the log with 27 points below table leaders KCCA FC and defending champions Vipers SC while Kirinya Jinja SS sit 10th on the log with 18 positions, 15 games of the Startime Premier League
Mbarara city first XI
Muhammad Ssekeba (GK), Stephen Ethieno, Jasper Ahebwa, Hillary Mukundane, Asuman Alishe, Pistis Barenge, Paul Mucureezi, Jude Semugabi, Macqueth Awol, Swalik Bebe, Ibrahim Orit.
Kirinya Jinja First XI
Emmanuel Rubangakene, Allan Drajua, Ismail Kawawulo, Rajab Sabir, Wilson Makuro, George Kasonko, Nelson Mandela, David Bagoole, Faisal Muwawu, Dan Sewava, Jerom Kirya