Ugandan born and England player, Ibra Ssekajja, made a winning start to his Barnet FC career, playing the whole game in an away 2-0 win against Rotherham United in the English Npower League two.

Following his extraordinary debutant game displayed, the Barnet coach player, Edgar Davids, expressed his appreciations of the Mulago hospital born boy.  “I expect that he is going to be a great asset for the team. I hope he develops himself in the line that I think he can and he can become an important player for Barnet”. The former Dutch national player, Davids said.

Three changes were made to the line-up that defeated Bradford City the week before, and saw Ibra Sekejja, Edgar Davids, and Jake Hyde with Andy Yiadom, Taiwo Atieno and John Oster being rested.

According to the match report via the Barnet’s website, Sekejja started on the right flank with the Bees adopting a 4-3-3 or 4-5-1 formation depending on whether they were attacking or defending. The defense was performing well, winning the aerial duels and getting in important blocks and tackles.

It was not until the 21st minute that Barnet took the lead when a through ball from Mark Byrne was picked up by Hyde and with Andy Warrington rushing forward the Barnet top scorer lobbed the ball in to the net.

Ibra Sekejja then delivered a tempting cross into the middle after good individual play down the right as the Bees sought to extend their lead.

Andy Iro then had a headed effort from a Hyde cross that was cleared on the line, but the centre-back was then stretchered off after a delay that caused there to be six minutes of play added on at the end of the half.

82 minute into second half, Yiadom, operating in central midfield as Edgar Davids’ replacement, was picked out by Ricky Holmes who had produced a bit of magic down the left for the substitute to assuredly pass the ball into the net.

The 3 points Barnet got unfortunately left them in the 20th position on the log as Rotherham dropped from2nd to 5th position after 28 and 26 matches played by the duo clubs respectively.

Port Vale are in the driving seat with 52 points collected in 27 games as AFC Wimbledon  (26 points) and Bristol Rovers (25 points) lies below the Red line (Bottom) after playing 26 games apiece.

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