Police FC coach, Abdallah Mubiru Credit: © Kawowo Sports | AMINAH BABIRYE
[/media-credit] Hood Kaweesa scored Police’s winner in Bombo Credit: © Kawowo Sports | AISHA NAKATO

Police Coach Abdallah Mubiru saluted UPDF FC for a wonderful performance against his charges despite losing 1-0 at Bombo.

A 17th minute strike from Hood Kaweesa gave the Cops only their second win on the road in a disjointed performance that saw the hosts threaten all evening especially in the second half.

Mubiru, whose side moves two points clear at the top described the game as the toughest challenge so far his side have faced but thinks it was psychological.

“I think they have given us the biggest challenge so far,” said Mubiru when asked how tough the game was. “They have created more chances than probably any other team we have played in the league so far,” he added.

Unfortunately, we didn’t use the ball the way we wanted to but of course I salute the opponents because they could use the ball very well though we held it out for all points which is important.

Despite a low key performance, the gaffer feels there are positives to take home including another clean sheet and test of character.

We played second game consecutively without conceding which was good. Then we fought hard to defend our goal and it showed we have character which we didn’t have before.

Away from the boardroom win over Masavu on day one, this was only the second time the former league champions won on the road after losses to Onduparaka and Mbarara City.

It’s a good feeling for us. And it explains why we didn’t play well since we have been psychologically tortured about not winning away games. But now, it will give us some confidence.

Table leading Cops return to action next week with a home game against Maroons at Namboole.

Police have so won five, drawn once and lost two of their eight league matches.

Senior Staff writer at Kawowo Sports mainly covering football

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