Sport
Vipers go top of league, Soana beaten
Publish Date: Feb 25, 2014
Vipers go top of league, Soana beaten
Soana players were left frustrated after succumbing to defeat at the hands of Bright Stars. Photo by Mpalanyi Ssentongo
  • mail
  • img
newvision

By James Bakama, Bruno Mugooda and Shafik Senoga

FUFA Super League

URA 1  SCVU 2

Vipers 1 Simba 0

Entebbe 0  SC Villa 0

Bright Stars 2  Soana 1

Bidco 1  CRO 1

Masaka 1 Police 0 (abandoned in 65th minute) 

FAROUK Miya scored the lone goal that helped Vipers take the FUFA Super League lead on Tuesday.

Vipers, whose Buikwe home ground is still under suspension, surged ahead at their alternative ground in Kitende.

Vipers now lead the 16 team race with 35 points, one more than Kira Young, who were not in action.

At Lugazi, four time champions URA failed to seize the opportunity to go top by losing to SC Victoria University. On form Mathew Odong and Noah Semakula got the crucial goals to the visitors while Frank Kalanda scored for URA.

Bright Stars secured their first ever win over archrivals Soana. Two of the previous games between the two sides had ended in draws with Soana winning the third.

Anthony Bongole got the winner for Bright Stars in a match that had each of the teams punished with a red card.  Francis Olaki had earlier put the stars ahead before but Hassan Kikoyo equalized. Olaki had to leave shortly after the break with a thigh injury.

At Kakindu tailing CRO, 8-0 losers to KCCA in their previous match, were much improved side as they held home side Bidco.

The hosts, still fresh from a win over Vipers, seemed destined for a big win when Jackson Kibirige gave them a 48  minute lead.  But the lead was to short lived as  Ivan Lubaale equalized shortly afterwards.

The statements, comments, or opinions expressed through the use of New Vision Online are those of their respective authors, who are solely responsible for them, and do not necessarily represent the views held by the staff and management of New Vision Online.

New Vision Online reserves the right to moderate, publish or delete a post without warning or consultation with the author.Find out why we moderate comments. For any questions please contact digital@newvision.co.ug

  • mail
  • img
blog comments powered by Disqus
Also In This Section
CAF reject Rwanda Africa Cup appeal
African football governing body CAF have rejected an appeal by Rwanda against their disqualification from the 2015 Cup of Nations qualifiers....
Motocross: Uganda finishes fifth in Zambia
National team captain Arthur Blick Jr is the only rider that got a podium finish in the FIM Africa Motocross Championship in Zambia on Sunday where Uganda finished fifth overall....
More work awaits East African golf champions
As the Uganda Golf team celebrated winning the 16th edition of the East African Challenge at Entebbe Club on Sunday they were quickly reminded by UGU president Kiryowa Kiwanuka that it was only the beginning of many tasks ahead....
Togo name Adebayor for Nations Cup qualifiers
Emmanuel Adebayor has been recalled by Togo to play for the national team for the first time in 18 months as they get their African Nations Cup qualifying campaign under way next week....
CAF reject Rwanda Africa Cup appeal
African football governing body CAF have rejected an appeal by Rwanda against their disqualification from the 2015 Cup of Nations qualifiers....
Seguya rallies support from Rugby Union
The national U-19 Rugby team coach has urged the national governing body (URU) to keep the team together so that it focus on winning the CAR Tier 1A championship next year....
Do you think banning the sale of single cigarette sticks will help regulate tobacco production?
yes
No
Can't Say
follow us
subscribe to our news letter