FBL: Sun City Stun Hope Doves At Home

Fufa Big league Rwenzori group
Hope Doves 1-2 Sun City
Muteesa II stadium, unhealthy Wankulukuku

Sun City picked yet another surprise win after defeating Hope Doves in a Fufa Big League game played at Muteesa II stadium, buy Wankuluku on Thursday.

A brace from centre forward Newton Ssekasi made sure the Kasese based club bagged all three points despite Hope Doves pulling one back through.

Hope Doves came into today’s game leading Rwenzori group on eight points and unbeaten in four games but the run was brought to a halt by a composed Sun City side.

Despite the home team enjoying majority of the possession, page Sun City took the lead with Ssekasi finding the back of the net two minutes after interval.

There was a scary moment for the Ian Mutenda coached side as Remex Tumwebaze was stretched off after breaking his leg in aerial challenge.

The home side regrouped and pushed for a leveller. It was defender who Ibrahim Nsubuga who brushed in Alex Mitala’a free kick with eleven minutes to time.

With the game heading to climax, individual brilliance from Ssekasi stunned the home side when he dribbled past Edgar Muguni before slotting the back past goalkeeper Medi Kateregga.


Sun city coach Steven Pritchard attributed the win to team work and hard work.

“The boys played as a unit and worked tirelessly. Even when they got a goal, the spirit to keep pushing for more was in them. Basically it was a team win,” he said.

The result means Hope Doves lose their first game this season and remain on eight points while SunCity picked their second win of the season hence moving to eight points, same as hope Doves.

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