AUPL: Kajoba Lauds Maroons Defense After Draw

Archbishop of the Church of Uganda His Grace Stanley Ntagali has appealed to married couples to observe patience if they are to see their marriages survive worldly hardships.

Ntagali made the call yesterday while presiding over the 25th anniversary of UPDF’s Col Fred Zakye and his wife Anne Giramata at their home in Kamukuzi in Mbarara Municipality.

Col Fred Zakye, find son the late Yosia Zakye a highly famed chemist, information pills wedded Anne in 1990 and have brought forth 3 children, all studying in the UK.

Fred and Anne together with the children
Fred and Anne together with the children

At the event, Bishop Ntagali said that a lot of marriages have suffered and succumbed to the actions of impatient partners.

“People in modern marriages tend to give up very fast when things go wrong; this is not the essence of marriage,” he said.

The Couple has been married since 1990
The Couple has been married since 1990

Ntagali called upon married couples to be patient and understanding to each other as only then would they be able to mark such anniversaries.

Meanwhile at the event, the Prime Minister Dr. Ruhakana Rugunda took time off to call for serenity as the country closes in to the February 2016 general elections.

Rugunda and his wife chat with one Mzee Rwetaga
Rugunda and his wife chat with one Mzee Rwetaga

The Premier reechoed government’s commitment to free fair and peaceful elections and called upon all Ugandans to join in this effort.


“This should be everybody’s responsibility and must not be left to security organs alone,” he added.

Other dignitaries that attended the silver jubilee celebrations Ministers John Nasasira, Jim Muhwezi, UPDF officers, the president’s daughter Patience, Bishops from Rwanda and Tanzania,  judges and businessmen among others.

Bright Stars coach Fred Kajoba has lauded Maroons fc for a great show and tactical discipline despite his strikers failing to convert chances in their away barren draw on boxing day.

“The sharpness is missing a little bit in our forwards. But I would like to give credit to Maroons as well. They defended well, no rx they were quick to close us down and we had problems getting out of position, ” Kajoba said after the game.

The Kawempe based outfit have scored only three goals in the last seven games a situation Kajoba believes they will arrest soon.

“We started the game very averagely, I must concede, putting away chances is something am working on with my strikers, because the other departments are really doing well.”

In the game, Maroons saw Patrick Kaddu’s 48th minute header controversially flanked off by the third official.
The draw is the third consecutive for Maroons who have a single win in 14 games sitting deep im the red zone while Bright stars are tenth with 18 points.

Boxing Day results

SC VU 0–0 JMC Hippos FC (Played for 45mins)

Maroons FC 0–0 Bright Stars FC


Express FC 2–0 Vipers SC

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