Uganda Premier League
Bright Stars FC 1-3 Mbarara City FC
Kavumba Recreation Grounds, Wakiso
Jude Ssemugabi was the star of the show on Wednesday afternoon as Mbarara City FC defeated Bright Stars.
The Ankole Lions who registered their second successive victory walked away 3-1 winners on the day.
Ssemugabi who came off the bench to replace Ivan Eyam scored a brace to help his side to victory.
He opened the scoring four minutes after coming on as he poked home a Jasper Ahebwa cross on 50 minutes.
With Bright Stars searching for a leveler, Ssemugabi completed his brace on 78 minutes to double the visitors advantage.
Solomon Okwalinga sealed all the three points with three minutes on the clock off a curling effort.
Deep into added on time, Bernard Muwanga pulled a goal back for the hosts but it was too late to mount a come back.
At the end of the game, Ssemugabi was named man-of-the-match for his performance on the day.
Victory sees Mbarara City maintain 7th spot with 33 points from their opening 25 games.
For Bright Stars, they drop to 10th with 29 points.
In their next fixtures, Bright Stars FC will be away to Onduparaka FC on May 5 while Mbarara City FC are at home to Tooro United FC the following day.
How both teams started
Bright Stars FC
Kiwanuka Edwin Buule (GK), Walusimbi Enock, Kalisa Jamir, Sebbunza Sulaiman, Kyambadde Andrew, Sekitto Samuel, Muwadda Mawejje, Janjali Joseph, Muwanga Bernard, Ssebadduka Juma, Nkonge Ronald
Mbarara City FC
Ssekeba Muhamadi (GK), Othieno Steven, Aheebwa Jasper, Mukundane Hillary, Soulymane Bamba, Pistis Barenge, Segujja Swaliki, Solomon Okwalinga, Aheebwa Brian, Ivan Eyam, Ibrahim Orit
The other game played on Wednesday
-BUL FC 4-0 Onduparaka FC
-Maroons FC vs Express FC @4pm