With the year 2015 coming to its closure on Thursday, Maroons football club is likely to cross into the new year, still at the foot of the the Uganda premier league log.

From 14 games, they have accumulated only 8 points, with just one victory this season against fellow strugglers, The Saints in October.

Their last three outings have ended in barren draws and their failure to score goals has been their major problem.

However, Ben Mwesigwa Maroons U-17 coach who is also part of the senior coaching team believes the recent draws have rather impacted the camp positively and have brought confidence to the team.

“We are getting more confident each passing day . The clean sheets have brought belief to the team that we can defend well”.

In a bid to better their chances of surviving relegation, Mwesigwa says they need to start scoring.

“We want to work hard and improve on our final third .We believe our passing has improved since we now pass the ball from the back to midfield but we need to work on our attacking options too because we need to start scoring goals.

“This is something we put much emphasis on while on training.” Mwesigwa also believes the club sees the league break in January as an opportunity for them to train and work hard on their inability to score.

“We shall use that period to train so hard on how to get the ball to the final third of the pitch. it will be a time for us to prepare.”

Maroons’ next game is on Tuesday 29th December against SCVU at the Mandela National Stadium- Nambole

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