UCU Team Credit: UFL Media
  • UCU 4-0 Gulu
[/media-credit] UCU Team Credit: UFL Media

Uganda Christian University (UCU) overcame visiting Gulu University 4-0 in a Group A duel of the 2018 University Football League in Mukono on Thursday.

Jerome Ssemambo led the goal galore with a brace.

He gave the hosts the lead on the 35th minute mark as they took a slim 1-0 lead heading to the mandatory halftime break.

Ssemambo was once again on the mark, stretching the lead twelve minutes into the second half.

Ten minutes later Kaye Kizito made it 3-0 before Barigye Muzeifu capped the icing on the already baked cake with 8 minutes left on the clock.

Gulu XI against UCU Credit:

Meanwhile, action continues on Friday with another Group A match when Bugema University hosts Kumi University.

On Wednesday, Busitema shocked Nkumba University 2-0 in Busitema during a Group B encounter. Captain Joshua “Kaka” Kakara and Julius Ndeke scored for Abdul Musisi’s coached side.

The University Football League is popularly known for drawing large numbers of fans and a platform to unearth fresh talents on board.

UCU players in a prayer session before the match with Gulu

Groups:

  • A: Gulu University, Uganda Christian University (UCU), Kumi University, Bugema University
  • B: Nkumba University, Kampala University (KU), Busitema University, St Lawrence University
  • C: Kyambogo University, Mbarara University of Science and Technology (MUST), YMCA University, Makerere University Business School (MUBS)
  • D: Uganda Martyrs’ University (UMU), Kampala International University (KIU), Bishop Stuart University, Islamic University in Uganda (IUIU)

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

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