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FUFA Drum: Kampala register maiden victory as Bukedi edge Bugisu in 5 goal thriller

Buganda had lost all their first three games this season. (PHOTO/FILE)

FUFA Drum 2019 – Groups Match-Day 4

Saturday, 15th-Sunday, 16th

-Sebei 0-2 Lango

-Rwenzori 1-1 Tooro

-Kampala 1-0 Busoga

-Bugisu 2-3 Bukedi

-Kigezi 2-0 Teso

-Acholi 0-1 West Nile

-Karamoja 1-0 Bunyoro

-Ankole 0-2 Buganda

Match-day 4 of the 2019 FUFA Drum group stages was successfully held over Saturday and Sunday.

A total of 16 goals were scored in the 8 matches played, an average of two goals per game with Bukedi scoring the most goals as they defeated Bugisu 3-2 in a 5 goal thriller.

On Saturday, there were two matches played and the other six played on Sunday.

Traveling Lango picked maximum points over Sebei with a convincing 2-0 result. The two goals were scored in the first half in a space of three minutes.

Moses Okabo gave the visitors the lead on 30 minutes before eventual man of the match, Allan Okello doubled the scores three minutes later.

The other game held on Saturday witnessed Kampala earn their first victory of the campaign via a 1-0 win over Busoga at the Star Times Stadium, Lugogo.

Tom Masiko was the hero with a 55th minute strike while Vipers goalkeeper Bashir Ssekagya was man of the match.

Rwenzori and Tooro played to the only stalemate on match day 4, each finding the back of the net once.

Yubu Bogere scored for Rwenzori and Kizito got Tooro’s goal. Bright Stars’ midfielder, Kacancu Augustine (Rwenzori) was man of the match.

At the Mbale SS playground, Bugisu fell 3-2 at home to visiting Bukedi in the Eastern affair.

Fredson Gwoto, Ronald Musana and Isaac Kisujju were all on target for Bukedi.

Mawejje Muwada and Ibrahim Massa were on the score sheet for Bugisu.

Bukedi’s John Revita, also the captain at Star Times Uganda Premier League club, Express FC was man of the match.

Away at the Kabale Municipal Stadium, Kigezi optimally utilized the home advantage winning 2-0 against Teso.

Clifford Rukanga powered the home side in a 26th minute lead and Nickson Niwamanya added the second a minute inside the second half.

Kigezi’s Sulaiman Kibalama was man of the match.

In arguably the best attended match of the weekend, Acholi lost 1-0 to rivals West Nile at the Pece Stadium in Gulu.

Maroons’ forward Rashid Agau scored the priceless goal. KCCA’s left back, Mustafa Kizza was named man of the match.

Karamoja earned a morale boosting 1-0 victory over Bunyoro in Moroto.

Juma Epuri scored lone strike in the historic win that left smiles flashing across the faces of many fans in the North East region.

Karamoja’s Raphael Komakech was named man of the match.

Defending champions Buganda worked for a 2-0 win on the road away to Ankole.

Ankole Province XI that fell at home to the defending champions Buganda.

Paul Ssekulima and Robert Ssentongo (penalty) gave maximum points to Buganda.

Ssekulima was named man of the match.

Every man of the match is entitled to a plaque and a cash reward of Shs 100,000.

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