Fire Guts Luzira Plastic Factory

Maroons football club will step up their preseason preparations with a friendly clash against Express fc on Wednesday at their traditional Maroons stadium in Luzira. Maroons return to the topflight after a year in the Big league where they emerged champions.

“We shall play a friendly match against Express FC on Wednesday (July 8th) at our home ground in Luzira. Most of our new faces will be given a chance to showcase their abilities to the fans, pill ” Maroons FC coach Asaph Tumwebaze told ChimpSports.

The Big league champions have sold two players; Richard Ayieko (KCCA FC) and midfielder Abel Eturudde (SC Villa) and are beefing up the squad largely by promoting players from the club’s well set-up junior ranks.

“Abel (Eturude) and Ayiko have left to Villa and KCC respectively. Their spaces have got possibly good replacements most of whom come from the club’s ranks, page ” he added.

Express FC will present a virtually new looking team after losing most of their key players to other clubs. The new faces include Mike Mutyaba, Ronald

Sekubomba, Ceaser Okuti, Samson Jakech, Rogers Lukwiya and David Kasirye.
Police’s fire brigade yesterday struggled to put out a fire that gutted the Luzira Mini Point factory that makes plastics.

According to Patrick Onyango the police publicist Kampala metropolitan, doctor police put out the fire on one side of the factory, stomach but it was spreading rapidly and here 2 heavy machinery was destroyed.

“No one has so far been reported dead or injured although other casual laborers report that some of their friends were inside the factory. We are yet to verify this,” said Onyango.


Onyango says that investigations are on to find the actual cause of the fire outbreak.

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