Uganda Premier League
Maroons FC 1-1 Tooro United FC
Luzira Prisons Stadium, Luzira
Maroons FC were held to a 1-1 draw by relegation threatened Tooro United FC at Luzira on Friday.
The Prisons’ side took the lead through Steven Mukwala but could not hang on as January signing James Kasibante equalized for the visitors.
Mukwala who has now scores 13 goals this season, headed home the contest’s opening goal off a Solomon Walusimbi cross to put Maroons 1-0 up inside four minutes.
However, two minutes to the break, former Wakiso Giants FC winger Kasibante levelled matters for Tooro United FC.
Either side had chances to win but could not convert.
Mukwala forced an excellent save from Chrispas Kusima before Walusimbi failed to hit the target while one-on-one with the former Kitara custodian.
For Tooro, Yafesi Mubiru hit the cross bar in the second half while Davis Sali shot wide from a decent position.
The result sees Maroons move up to 9th place on the table with 24 points from 20 games.
They will make a trip to Lugogo to play KCCA FC in their next league encounter.
For Tooro, they remain second from bottom with 16 points.
They will host Wakiso Giants in their next game.
How both teams started
Hannington Ssebwalunnyo, Okello Sylvester, Abraham Tusubira, Patrick Bayiga, Maxwell Okello, Junior Amanya, Davis Mayanja, Emmanuel Olinga, Solomon Walusimbi, Pius Obuya, Mukwala Steven.
Davis Ssali, Crispus Kusiima, Dennis Mugerwa, Isa Mubiru, Acram Kakembo, Mike Kawooya, Farouk Katongole, Rashid Mukungu, Charles Musiige, Yafesi Mubiru
The other game played on Friday
-URA FC 2-1 KCCA FC