UPDF players celebrate their goal Credit: © Kawowo Sports | JOHN BATANUDDE

Uganda Premier League:

  • UPDF 1-0 BUL
[/media-credit] UPDF players celebrate Credit: © Kawowo Sports | JOHN BATANUDDE

Uganda Peoples Defence Forces (UPDF) Football Club temporarily eased their relegation worries with a hard fought 1-0 home win against a ten man BUL F.C side at the Bombo Military Stadium on Tuesday.

Left footed Ezikiel Katende scored the lone goal of the evening for the footballing soldiers coached by former Uganda Cranes tricky midfielder Steven Bogere.

Katende struck on the hour mark in a game officiated by former FIFA female referee, Anna Akoyi.

Visiting BUL granted UPDF numerical advantage after losing utility player Fred Agandu who was cautioned twice.

UPDF’s Denis Ssekitoleko and BUL goalkeeper Agonya Atieki was also booked for unsporting character.

The peace keepers’ side has now won and drawn seven games apiece with 12 loses in 26 matches and have accumulated 28 points to ascend to 11th on the 16 team log.

BUL remained with 30 points in 10th place.

Other Results on Tuesday:

Next Fixtures:

Friday 27th April 2018:

  • Vipers SC Vs KCCA FC, St Mary’s Stadium-Kitende (4:00 pm) – On Live on Azam TV
  • Police FC Vs Onduparaka FC, Mandela National Stadium-Namboole (4:30 pm)

Saturday 28th April 2018:

  • Maroons FC  Vs Express FC, Luzira Prison Grounds(4:00 pm) – Live on Azam TV
  • Kirinya Jinja SSS FC Vs  Bright Stars  FC, Bugembe  Stadium-Jinja (4:00pm )
  • Mbarara City FC Vs SC Villa , Kakyeka Stadium- Mbarara (4:00 pm)

Top Scorers:

  • Nelson Senkatuka (Bright Stars) – 12 Goals
  • Dan Muzeyi Sserunkuma (Vipers) – 11 Goals
  • Shaban Muhammad (KCCA) – 10 Goals
  • Martin Kizza (SC Villa Jogoo) – 9 Goals
  • Milton Karisa (Vipers) – 9 Goals
  • Musa Esenu (Kirinya-Jinja S.S) – 8 Goals
  • Fred Amaku (Kirinya-Jinja S.S) – 8 Goals
  • Daniel Opolot Isiagi (Proline) – 8 Goals
  • Hood Kawesa (Police) – 7 Goals

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

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