Players Abroad: Kayondo Wins Late Penalty for Ghiroda, Onyango’s Sundowns On The Losing End

Following the return of domestic league football from the international break, many Ugandan internationals were in action for their respective clubs over the weekend.

ChimpReports brings you a comprehensive report of their respective performances on Friday, Saturday, and Sunday.

In Romania, Striker Mahad Kayondo won a late penalty for his side, CSC Ghiroda Giarmata Vii in their one all draw with CS Soimi Lipova in the third tier division.

Kayondo was fouled on the 90th minute mark before Cosmin Mancas converted the resulting penalty, claiming a vital point.

In Turkey, striker Farouk Miya was an unused substitute as Konyaspor FC drew 1-1 with Yeni Malatyaspor in the Turkish Super Lig.

In Egypt, Emmanuel Okwi featured for 27 minutes coming on for Mahmoud Mahmoud after 63 minutes as his Al Ittihad Alexandria side lost 2-1 to El Entag El Araby on Saturday.

Elsewhere, Derrick Nsibambi played 77 minutes before paving way for Ahmed Hassan Mekki as Smouha SC fired blanks with Aucho Khalid’s Misr El Makkasa.

In Estonia, Edrisa Lubega started for Paide Linnameskond as they claimed a 2-0 victory over TJK Legion in the Estonian Meistriliiga.


In Sweden, Isaak Ssewankambo played full-time while Ronald Mukiibi was nowhere to be seen on the day as OFK Ostersunds edged Sirius IFK 3-2 in the Swedish Allsvenskan.

Patrick Mulyanti’s IFK Amal lost once again, going down 3-0 to Vänersborgs IF in the Swedish Division 2.

In the Swedish Elitetan, Ritah Kivumbi played full-time as her side, Mallbacken IF cruised to a 3-0 commanding win over Brommapojkarna.

Also, Viola Nambi came on in the 74th minute and helped her side, Växjö DFF bag maximum points with a 2-0 win over Uppsala in the Swedish Damallsvenskan.

In South Africa, Moses Waiswa was an unused substitute as Supersport United beat Tshakhuma TM 3-2 in the quarter finals of the MTN 8 championship.

Goalkeeper Denis Onyango was in goal as Mamelodi Sundowns lost 1-0 to Bloemfontein Celtic in the other quarter final tie at Lucas Moripe Stadium.

In the French Ligue 1, Dereck Kuteesa started and was withdrawn in the 35th minute as his Reims FC side lost 3-1 to Lorient FC at home.

In Scotland, the game between Motherwell and St Mirren was called off due to Covid infections within the two squads though Ugandan defender Bevis Mugabi was sidelined having sustained a nusty injury during the club’s training earlier in the week.

In the Portuguese LigaPro, left back Alex Kakuba came on in the 79th minute as his side, CD Cova De Piedade claimed a 2-0 win over Académico de Viseu FC.

In the USA, Mike Azira was left on the bench for Chicago Fire FC as they drew 2-2 with Sporting Kansas City in the Major League Soccer.

In Congo, Joseph Ochaya didn’t feature for TP Mazembe as they played out to a goalless draw against AS Vita Club in the Vodacom Linafoot.

In England, Ulke Ikpeazu Mubiru also missed Wycombe Wanderers’ 2-1 defeat against Milwall FC in the English Championship.

Elvis Bwomono featured for the entire match as Southend FC lost 2-0 to Cheltenham in the English league two while Jayden Onen played full-time and got booked in the 62nd minute as Reading reserve team edged Leeds United reserve team 3-2 in the U-23 league on Friday.

Jean Sseninde was part of the Wakefield Trinity Ladies team that beat Millmoor Junior Ladies 4-1 in the English fifth tier on Sunday.

In Denmark, Moses Opondo was left out of the matchday squad as his Odense Boldkub side lost 3-1 to Midtjylland FC in the Danish Super Ligue.

Robert Kakeeto also never made the matchday squad as his side, AaB Aalborg picked up a 2-1 win against Copenhagen.

In Vietnam, Joseph Mpande was captain as Hai Phong lost 1-0 to Song Lam Anghe An in the Vietnamese V. League.

Moses Oloya featured for Ha Noi FC as they beat Hoang Anh Gia Lai 4-0 while Godfrey Baba Kizito played full-time in Than Quang Ninh’s 1-1 draw with Hong Linh Ha Tinh.

In Tanzania, Nicholas Wadada played 90 minutes as Azam FC pipped Mwadui 3-0 while Boban Zirintusa was not included in the matchday squad in Mtibwa Sugar’s 2-0 defeat to Gwabina FC in the Vodacom Premier League.

In Burundi, Defender Joseph Othieno played 90 minutes for Musongati FC as they lost 4-3 to rivals Aigle Nior in the Burundi Primus League.

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