Mbarara City XI prior to a previous match Credit: Ronnie Santos

FUFA Big League (Weekend Results):

  • Hope Doves 0-1 Mbarara City
  • Artland-Katale 2-0 Busia Fisheries
  • Airtel Kitara 0-0 Synergy
  • Kyambogo 1-1 Ndejje University
  • Masavu 2-0 Kataka

A week after single handedly master minding the demolition of Masavu Football Club at Kakyeka Stadium in Mbarara, live wire striker Brian Ahebwa was once again on target.

The center forward netted the lone goal in Mbarara City’s 1-0 win against Hope Doves at Mutesa II Stadium, Wankukuluku.

It was the 10th goal of the campaign for Ahebwa, two behind Patrick Kaddu of Maroons, the FUFA Big League leading goal scorer.

Ahebwa scored a hat-trick in Mbarara City’s 4-0 home victory against Masavu last week.

Over the weekend, Masavu returned to winning ways against Kataka in Entebbe. Peter Lumolo and Onesmas Andama were on target for Allan Kabonge’s team.

Artland Katale defeated Busia Fisheries 2-0 in Kamuli courtesy of a strike in each half from Rajab Waiswa and Michael Sekiirya at the Kamuli Town Council playground.

In Hoima at the Boma playground, Airtel Kitara was held to a goal-less draw by visiting Water F.C.

Masavu lead the Rwenzori Group of the FUFA Big League with 40 points fetched from 18 games. Mbarara City is currently second on the log with 33 points from 17 games and Nyamityobora is third with 32 points from 17 matches.

Nyamityobora’s would be Sunday game against Boma Young was postponed after the former’s head coach Charles Ayiekho Lukula lost a child on Saturday.

Maroons Football Club are the Elgon Group leaders with 39 points from 17 games, 11 points ahead of second-placed Ndejje University.

Next matches:

The FUFA Big League returns on Tuesday with three games.

Kataka will host Sun City in Mbale at the Nabini playground in Bufumbo village, Water entertains Hope Doves at Kyambogo West End playground and Kira United will take on Sporting United at Kira Town Council playground.

Three sides shall be promoted to the Uganda Premier League when the Big League climaxes in May 2017.

Each of the group (Elgon and Rwenzori) winners will qualify directly and the next two best sides per group shall be engaged in a promotional playoff to determine the third team.

Next Games:

Tuesday, 7th March 2017:

Kataka Vs Sun City – Nabini Ground, Mbale

Water Vs Hope Doves – Kyambogo West playground

Kira United Vs Sporting United – Kira Town Council playground, Namugongo

Wednesday, 8th March 2017:

Moroto United Vs Busia Fisheries – Moroto

Artland Katale Vs Kyambogo – Kamuli

Thursday, 9th March 2017:

Baza Holdings Vs Sun City – Kawempe Muslim playground

Kireka United Vs Entebbe – Namboole outside playground

Simba Vs Bright Light – Mashariki playground

Ndejje University Vs Maroons – Ndejje playground, Luwero

Synergy Vs Water – Masaka Recreational Stadium, Masaka

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

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