Sport
Makerere frustrates defending champs KU
Publish Date: Mar 19, 2014
Makerere frustrates defending champs KU
Both sides defended resolutely in the stalemate. Photo by Mpalanyi Ssentongo
  • mail
  • img
newvision

By Swalley Kenyi

University Football League

Makerere University 0 Kampala University 0

THE University Football League kicked off at Makerere University Main Grounds with the hosts holding defending champions Kampala University to a goalless draw on Tuesday.

Although KU, who beat Makerere home and away last season still dominated the first half of the league opener before Makerere recovered in the second, they were left with 10 with five minutes to go when referee Fredrick Kawooya dismissed Derrick Abigaba for a second bookable offense.

“We have started very slow as you know beginning of the season will always be tough. But we will continue to bond in training and it will be better with time,” KU coach Titi Kamara said after the match.

For Makerere University sports tutor Brian Nsubuga, it was a positive result since they lost to Kampala University home and away last season.

The league continues Wednesday with Nkumba University hosting Kyambogo in Entebbe. Nkumba and Kyambogo hope to forget their past and focus on playing the match to the end.

The previous match between the two sides in Nkumba in 2012 failed to end due to crowd violence and Kyambogo was thrown out of the competition. 

They return to play their first University Football League match since that incident.

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
Ex-Lugogo boxing gym turned into Fitness Centre
What was formerly the Lugogo boxing gym is to be transformed into a general Fitness Centre, which will among other things, serve as the base of the national boxing tem....
Kampala run to save Hoima’s Bugoma forest
There will be no gold or silver or bronze medals after the race dubbed “Run for Nature 2014” on September 7 in Kampala....
Uganda Volleyball Federation suspends Muhangi
The Uganda Volleyball Federation (UVF) has suspended Sport-S volleyball club director Warren Muhangi from all volleyball activities for disrespecting the federation on social media....
Rwanda appeal CAF disqualification
The Rwanda Football Federation on Tuesday appealed against its disqualification from 2015 Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers for fielding a player with double nationality....
Sports admissions need to be revised!
It was one of those programs applauded right from inception. Launched in 1998, the Scholarships for Talented Sportsmen Scheme in public universities, was aimed at aiding outstanding sports talents academically....
UNF delegates clash with their leadership
There was drama during the Netball Extra- ordinary Assembly at Lugogo when delegates denied having received a notice informing them of a constitution amendment....
Will strict traffic laws reduce road accidents?
Yes
No
Can't Say
follow us
subscribe to our news letter