Following his team’s hard fought 1-0 win over Express FC on Tuesday; Police FC Coach Abdallah Mubiru hailed his team for the resilience.
The Cops won the tie through a well headed strike from Hood Kaweesa but had to defend well against the hosts in the last minutes of the game as they attempted a late comeback.
“I think no one but us deserved the three points,” said Mubiru. “The score line could have been better if we took our chances,” he added.
We were made to fight for points in the last minute but that’s expected especially against a big team at one of the most intimidating stadiums in the country.
Mubiru picked out Juma Balinya and Kaweesa for special praise after the two combined to give the Cops a goal they truly deserved.
For the second time in a row, they have lifted us. If we can only have more match winners in the team, then we shouldn’t be on pressure towards the closing minutes of the game.
With three games to end the first round, Police remain seated at the top of the standings with 23 points but Mubiru insists, they are not in contention for the crown.
For us, winning the league isn’t what we think about. Our target is to compete against each opponent for three points and am delighted we are not doing badly in that regard.
The Cops next game is at home against Bul FC on Friday November 28.