“After struggling at the start of the season, we decided to go back on the drawing board to rectify our mistakes."
SPORT | AZAM LEAGUE
Bright Stars 0 Police 0
BUL 2 Soana 0
Maroons 1 UPDF 1
URA 1 Mbarara City 1
Masavu 2 Onduparaka 1
Masavu Football Club coach, Alex Gitta, is optimistic that his side will not be relegated at the end of the Azam Uganda Premier League.
Gitta's remarks come after Entebbe side is one the teams that has improved their performance in the last five games of the league. They have picked three wins and drawn and lost one game.
"After struggling at the start of the season, we decided to go back on the drawing board to rectify our mistakes. One we changed our formation from 4-4-2 to 4-3-3. We also worked on our striking force and I can tell you that we are now scoring goals,"stated Gitta.
In their last five games, Masavu managed to defeat Onduparaka (2-1), BUL (1-0) and Express (2-1) before settling to 1all draw with Bright Stars and going down 3-0 to SC Villa.
Masavu who currently third from bottom with 14 points will face Mbarara City away in their last game to end the first round this Friday.
Abraham Ndugwa who has been Fortebet Man of the Match twice has so far been Masavu's best player this season. The winners of the man of the match accolade in each and every league game walks away with cash prize of sh100,000.
This was initative introduced by the league organizers Uganda Premier League in conjunction with betting firm Forte bet to improve on the competition among teams.
Ivan Wani of Maroons won the man of match award as his side settled to 1all draw with UPDF at Luzira while Fred Agandu who was on the score sheet as BUL beat Soana 2-0 at Kakindu stadium,Jinja won the accolade.
Exciting midfielder Albert Mugisa of Police stood out most as his side played to a goalless draw with Bright Stars in Mwererwe while Hillary Mukundane won the man of the match performance accolade as Mbarara City drew 1-1 with URA at Namboole stadium.