4th University Football League:

Wednesday, 23rd September 2015 Result: Ndejje University 2-1 Nkumba University

Thursday, 24th September 2015 Fixture: KIU Vs Makerere University

For the first time in the history of the University Football League, Ndejje University overcame Nkumba in Luweero.

The feat was achieved following a 2-1 victory during the first leg of the quarter finals of the fourth edition played on Wednesday.

Emmanuel Muhumuza gave the host team the lead on the stroke of the opening stanza of the game.

Nkumba returned an energized side, scoring through former Vipers and St Marys Kitende striker, Alex Wasswa five minutes into the second half.

Isaac Muyanja had different thoughts altogether, notching the winner against the run of play in the 69th minute of the game.

Ndejje University goal keeper, Hannington Ssebwalunyo was crowned the man of the match for the darling saves he made through out the game.

Nkumba will host the return leg on the Wednesday, 7th October 2015.

The two institutions have never won the University Football League championship since inception in 2012.

Meanwhile, the second semi final is set to be hosted by KIU when Makerere University makes the short trip to the Kasanga based institution.

The two other quarter finals shall be played next Wednesday and Thursday.

Uganda Martyrs University (UMU), Nkozi shall entertain Uganda Christian University (UCU) the coming Wednesday, 30th September 2015.

On the other hand, the defending champions, MUBS take on tricky opposition Kyambogo University on Thursday, 1st October 2015.

Quarter-Finals:

1st Leg:

Wed, 23rd September 2015 – Ndejje University 2-1 Nkumba University

Thurs, 24th September 2015 – KIU Vs Makerere University – KIU

Wed, 30th September 2015 – Uganda Martyrs University Vs Uganda Christian University – Nkozi

Thurs, 1st October 2015 – Kyambogo University Vs MUBS – Kyambogo

2nd Leg:

Wed, 7th October 2015 – Nkumba University Vs Ndejje University – Nkumba University, Entebbe

Thurs, 8th October 2015 – Makerere University Vs KIU – Makerere University Main Campus

Wed, 14th October 2015 – Uganda Christian University   Vs Uganda Martyrs University – UCU Main Campus, Mukono

 Thurs, 15th October 2015 – MUBS Vs Kyambogo – MUBS Campus, Nakawa

Semi-Finals:

First Leg:  Wed, 21st October & Thurs, 22nd October 2015 (Venue to be confirmed)

Second Leg: Wed, 28th October & Thurs, 29th October 2015 (Venue to be confirmed)

Finals & 3rd Place play offs: Sat, 7th November 2015 – Nelson Mandela National Stadium

David Isabirye is a senior staff writer for Kawowo Sports where he covers most of the major events.

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