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Yeak defeat Aidenal to clinch Futsal Super League crown

Yeak (Blue and White) defeated Aidenal to clinch a maiden Futsal Super League title.

Futsal Super League
Thursday, 23-05-2019
International Futsal Courts, Mengo
-Parakeets 3-3 Crown
-Yap Stars 1-4 Dream
-Aidenal 1-3 Kabowa United
-Park 2-0 Typhoon *BYE
-Kabowa United 3-0 Nomad
-Bajim 4-8 Elephants
-Equator 4-5 Mengo City

MENGO – After months of exhibiting breathtaking Futsal, Yeak Kabowa finally sealed a first ever League title on Thursday night.

The Kabowa based side who came into the game knowing that just a draw would see them clinch a first ever League crown, went one better by defeating Aidenal 3-1.

By the break, they were leading 2-1 thanks to Enock Ssebagala and top scorer Shaffic Avemah.

Avemah added Yeak’s third of the day and his 43rd of the campaign to seal victory in the second half.

Yeak win the title with a game to spare as second placed Park can no longer catch them mathematically.

They now have 63 points from 25 games having won 20, drawn 3 and lost only two games.

Aidenal on the other hand remain 11th having collected 29 points with only one game to play.

For second placed Park, they received a bye in their fixture against Typhoon.

In the game that was scheduled for 8pm, Typhoon never showed up hence Park taking all three points via a 2-0 score line.

Park moves to 57 points for the season, six behind leaders Yeak.

Typhoon on the other end are now 8th with 34 points.

The most thrilling game of the night saw Mengo City defeat Equator 5-4.

Vesco Oketch struck 4 times with two coming in an action packed first period which ended 3-3.

Julius Muzira scored the other goal for Mengo while Daniel Sempa, Ismail Adan, Hitmana Omar and Suliaman Mutyaba provided Equator’s goals.

The result means Mengo City climbs into 9th with 33 points, one ahead of Equator who dropped into 10th.

In the game involving 2017/18 champions Dream, they powered their way past a hapless Yap Stars 4-1.

John Kitanda, Captain Jamal Muyingo and Swaib Kazibwe *2 were all on the score-sheet while John Kakande scored Yap’s consolation.

Dream remain 4th with 44 points, level with Crown (3rd) but having an inferior goal difference to that of their Cup final opponents.

For Yap Stars, they are still rooted at the foot of the standings with only 9 points from 24 games.

In the other fixtures played on Thursday, Crown drew 3-3 with Parakeets, Kabowa United defeated Nomad 3-0 while Jonathan Kitonera scored 4 goals as his Elephants side overcame Bajim 8-4 in a 12 goal thriller.

Yeak’s Shaffic Avemah still tops the scoring charts with 34 goals, six ahead of teammate Enock Ssebagala.

The Futsal Super League will close on Thursday, June 6th 2019 with all 14 teams in action.

Next week will be the Uganda Cup final game between Dream and Crown.

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