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Hooliganism rears its ugly head in university football again

By Johnson Were

Added 25th October 2017 09:00 PM

A scuffle broke out when MUBS players attacked a KU fan but Police was quick to cut it out

Hooliganism rears its ugly head in university football again

A Police officer tries to confiscate sticks from MUBS students during their game. Photo by Johnson Were

A scuffle broke out when MUBS players attacked a KU fan but Police was quick to cut it out

 

Police engaged in running battles with Students of Makerere University Business School (MUBS) during their game against Kampala University (KU) in the Nile Special University Football League match held at Villa Park on Wednesday afternoon. 

The start of the match that ended 1-1 and having been played in driving rain for the majority of the time saw Police shielding KU students from their MUBS counterparts who were armed with sticks. 

 majority of the match was played in pouring rain hoto by ohnson ereA majority of the match was played in pouring rain. Photo by Johnson Were

  fans invade on the pitch after scoring against ampala niversity hoto by ohnson ereMUBS fans invade on the pitch after scoring against Kampala University. Photo by Johnson Were

MUBS took the lead through a free kick before KU equalised from the penalty spot before half-time but failed to find another goal and subsequently, MUBS qualified for the next round.

In the second half a scuffle broke out when MUBS players attacked a KU fan but Police was quick to cut it out.

MUBS official Hilary Kimbugwe also joined Police's efforts to calm the agitated students.

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