Leaders Soana, Bright Stars Play To Goalless Draw

prescription geneva;”>Bright Stars went into the game looking to stretch their reign at the top of the log. They have 31 points with three games left of which two wins would see them clinch promotion to the FUFA Super League.

Home side Soana FC has had a similar run of fine form in Uganda’s second tie league. The Kavumba based club was also seeking to move closer to leadership of the table.

Both sides were slowly out of the blocks as they tried to string a few passes together.

From the onset it was eminent the main battle of the evening will be between the lanky striker Hamis Kitagenda and the Bright Stars defense.


With Cranes head Coach Bobby Williamson and his goalkeeping assistant, Simba Coach Fred Kajoba in attendance, the former national team player was in constant aerial and ground battle with the visitors’ defence from the first whistle.

The game however turned violent when Soana was awarded a first half penalty an incident that enraged the Bright Stars players and bench nearly beat up the referee.

The game was delayed by around eight minutes as the Police saved the situation.

Hamis Kitagenda’s penalty was saved by the Bright Stars goalkeeper the game eventually ending in a 0-0 stalemate.

Elsewhere, second placed Koboko FC beat Nkumba University 3-2 in another chaotic encounter at Taibah High School to brighten up their chances of engaging in the play-offs to win promotion.

Mbale Heroes, Elgon group leaders overcame visiting Bugembe 1-0 at Mbale Municipal Stadium while Rwenshama FC were3-0 surprise winners at Nyakasanga Stadium in Kasese.

Thursday 7, March Results

Soana 0-0 Bright Stars

Koboko 3-2 Nkumba Univ.

Mbale Heroes 1-0 Bugembe

Kasese Youth 0-3 Rwenshama FC

Hoima Busia 1-1 Ngora Freda Carr

Ndejje Univ. 4-0 Iganga MC FC

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