AUPL: Express Surprise Vipers on Boxing day

Independent Presidential Candidate, prescription Amama Mbabazi has returned to the campaign trail, case hitting Matugga in Luwero District.

Luwero is the birthplace of the NRA movement whose External Wing Mbabazi led until the capture of power in 1986.

Mbabazi served in the NRM government for almost three decades.

He fell out with the party chairman President Museveni over what NRM officials described as intrigue and formation of cliques – charges he denies.

Today afternoon, discount Mbabazi was blocked by Police from accessing Semuto Health Centre IV.

Police said he needed written authorisation to visit the hospital during his campaign trail.

The authorities further argued that the politician’s visit would disrupt work and disturb the peace of patients at the facility.

However, Mbabazi, who was flanked by bodyguards and supporters, did not put up any physical resistance.


He instead requested that he “should be allowed to access the health centre with only five people.”

Police said they could not perfectly determine how he and his crowd would conduct themselves once allowed inside the hospital.

Realising the cops were determined to reject to his demands, Mbabazi chose to walk away.

He vowed to return to the hospital at an appropriate time.

Mbabazi last held his campaigns on December 24 on Kalangala Island.

There, the former Prime Minister promised to ensure the Nile Perch is properly marketed for the world market.

He also promised to put in place quick transport means to connect the islands in Lake Victoria.
Express FC ended a four-match winless streak as well as breaking a 6-year-old jinx with a convincing 2-0 win over defending champions Vipers Sports club in one of the four league fixtures played on boxing day afternoon.

The two giants had equal strength by halftime even though the Buikwe based team enjoyed slight advantage in possession (57 percent).

The red eagles stole the show in the second half with the two goals.

Former Vipers forward Vincent Kayizzi drifted in a nice cross to Tony Odur who flicked a brilliant backheel to set up Ibrahim Kayiwa, find four minutes after recess.

Kayiwa paid back the courtesy in the 78th minute, no rx providing Odur who single handedly took the Vipers defense before releasing a powerful shot to beat Watenga.

The striker was later forced out with an injury after foul play from Shafiq Bakaki. He was replaced by Rogers Lukwiya.

Coach Bbosa opted to hand Musa Mukasa his maiden start in the absence of Star striker Ceasar Okhuti, Sulaiman ‘Mike’ Mutyaba and first choice goalie Martin Elungat. Vipers on the hand, welcomed back Miya Farouk and Keziron Kizito.

Vipers maintain the second spot with 25 points while Express fc jump back into the top half.

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