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Universities dominate handball league

By Johnson Were

Added 17th June 2019 04:03 PM

Francis Ongom and Onesmus Mukwaya were on form as they relentlessly attacked the hard fighting Makerere in both halves.

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Nkajja's Rosemary Achieng strikes at Kyengeza during the league game at Namboole. Nkajja won 72-11. PHOTO: Johnson Were

Francis Ongom and Onesmus Mukwaya were on form as they relentlessly attacked the hard fighting Makerere in both halves.

 
National Handball league results
 
Men
 
Makerere 30 Ndejje 37
 
Police 18 Prisons 37
 
Evergreen 35 UPDF 38
 
Kyengeza 26 Mukono 33
 
Women
 
Nkajja 19 UPDF 15
 
Makerere 11 Ndejje 22
 
Kawanda 27 Kyengeza 19
 
Top three table standings
 
Men
 
Ndejje 12pts
 
Prisons 10
 
Makerere 8
 
Women
 
Nkumba 13
 
Ndejje 12
 
Kawanda 9
 
Top two scorers
 
Men
 
Ismael Kisalita (Mak) 47 goals
 
Dan Aboku (Mak) 43
 
Women
 
Doreen Ondoa (Nkumba) 70goals
 
Scovia Lamunu (Prisons) 63
 
Defending Champions Ndejje University beat Makerere 37-30 at Namboole on Saturday to secure a two-point lead in the National handball league.
 
Francis Ongom and Onesmus Mukwaya were on form as they relentlessly attacked the hard fighting Makerere in both halves.
 
“It was a tight game that would have gone either way but we were a better-experienced side and that is what handed us victory,” Ndejje tactician George Isabirye said.
 
In the other tightly contested game, UPDF beat Evergreen 38-35 and the latter’s team manager Willy Mayanja attributed their defeat to poor goalkeeping.
 
“This is a game we were meant to win, but we had a problem of goalkeeping. Our first goalkeeper is attending toA sick mother in Mbarara, our second goalkeeper is injured, so we opted for a third choice who failed to stop any strike,” Mayanja explained.
 
In the women category, Kawanda beat Kyengeza 27-19, defending champion Nkajja defeated UPDF 19-15 and While Ndejje University were 22-11 winners over Makerere University.
 
Meanwhile, Makerere University’s Ismael Kisalita and Dan Aboku remained on top of the men’s league scoreboard with 47 and 43 goals respectively while Doreen Ondoa (Nkumba) and Scovia Lamunu (Prisons) are on top of the ladies Scoreboard with 70 and 63 goals respectively.   

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