Sport
Kitende, Kibuli & Mvara storm Copa quarters
Publish Date: May 06, 2014
Kitende, Kibuli & Mvara storm Copa quarters
Kitende players celebrate one of the five goals they put past Arua. Photo by Samson Opus
  • mail
  • img
newvision

By Samson Opus

COPA Coca-Cola

Second round

St. Julian 1 Hill View 0

Risah 0 Mvara SS 1

Kitende 5 Arua Public 0

Kibuli SS (5) Lubiri SS 1 (4)

Later on Tuesday

Budo SS v Nakaseke International

Kigezi High v Masaka SS

Mehta S v Kihihi SS

Citizen v Mandela SS 

HOLDERS St. Mary’s SS Kitende led the way as Mvara SS, Kibuli SS and St. Julian High roared into Wednesday’s COPA Coca-Cola quarterfinal.

Seven-time champions Kitende announced their intent with a 5-0 rout of Arua Public SS in the second round.

Kibuli SS edged Lubiri SS 5-4 on spot kicks after both teams settled one-all in regular time while Mvara and St. Julian edged out Risah College and Hill View College 1-0 respectively.

Pius Wanji struck four as Kitende tore apart a physical Arua side in front of a mammoth crowd at St. Joseph’s College Layibi.

A highly paced Kitende coasted into the lead early in the first minute when Wanji beat a flat-footed Arua defence after latching on a deep cross from Nasri Mbabali.

After taking the lead, the Wakiso giants could not allow Arua to settle down as they ran rings around them. Wanji was again on target five minutes later before Fred Okot made it 3-0 before the recess.

“We should have won by 10 goals, but they proved very rough. All the same, I am very happy because I am still in business as usual,” declared Kitende head coach Edward Golola following the triumph.

Mvara needed only a sole strike from Stewart Amanda early in the first half before defenders Muhammad Swaridahab, Denis Wadia, Mustafa Bogere and Eric Uyirwoth held off Risah’s attacks to secure the win.

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
FIFA executive meets amid corruption report storm
FIFA president Sepp Blatter opened a meeting of his 25-member executive committee on Thursday amid a storm of controversy over an inquiry into the bids by Russia and Qatar for the 2018 and 2022 World Cups....
Nsubuga inspires Uganda against the visiting Takashinga side
The only thing worse than a terrible first innings is a disastrous second innings. Thanks to Frank Nsubuga, the Uganda Cricket Association (UCA) XI turned a dreadful batting show into their first victory against the Takashinga XI on Thursday at Kyambogo....
She Cranes live on Fox
Sydney Fox Sports and Network Ten will bring the world’s best netballers into homes across Australia next year from August 7-16, when they join forces with the Netball World Cup SYDNEY 2015 in an exciting moment for the broadcast of women’s sport....
Netball World Cup: Uganda avoids Australia
She Cranes head coach Fred Mugerwa is convinced Uganda will progress to the knockout stages of the 2015 netball World Cup due in Sydney, Australia....
Motocross registers success on various fronts this year
The 2014 motocross season registered progress on the domestic and international scene....
Takashinga expose Uganda’s batting woes
Deus Muhumuza’s economy with the ball was the brightest spot on another day of admirable bowling and fielding that typically fell short of securing victory for a Ugandan team facing strong foreign opposition....
Do you agree with the ban on the export of maids?
Yes
No
Can't Say
follow us
subscribe to our news letter