FBL: Victories Send Maroons, Suncity Top of the Table

Maroons football club edged out Lira’s Bright Light 2-0 on Thursday at their Luzira grounds to open up a calmly point lead for the first time this season.

Lethal striker Patrick Kaddu struck his fifth goal of the season in just five games with a calmly taken penalty in the 27th minute after a Lira defender handled the ball inside the box.

Another youngster Solomon Walusimbi buried the game with the second goal just eight minutes into the game.

The victory sends the Prison warders to thirteen points, search one point ahead of PaidhA who have played two more games and three more than fellow contenders Ndejje University.

“It’s too early to predict the final race but all we want to do is play and win our games, ” Maroons coach Asaph Tumwebaze said. “Our next game is against Ndejje university (at home) and we’re looking up keenly because they’re closer in this race.”

Other results
Moroto United continued their dismal show since joining the division after failing to pick a win at home against Paidha Black despite controlling a better part of the game. Paidha’s Sabir Nesta scored in the 92nd minute to deny the hosts a win.

In the other games played in Rwenzori group, log leaders Hope Doves and Masavu were pegged back registering a 2-1 loss and a barren draw both at home against Sun City and Mbarara City respectively.

Suncity’s positive results against the two in a period of one week sends them top of group joint on eight points but enjoy superior goal difference.


Simba 2-0 All Stars – Mashariki Ground
Maroons 2-0 Bright Light – Luzira
Kyambogo 2-3 Artland-Katale – Kyambogo W.E
Moroto United 1-1 Paidha Black Angels

Rwenzori Group:
Masavu 0-0 Mbarara city – Bugonga, Entebbe
Hope Doves 1-2 Sun City

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