Uganda Premier League (Saturday Results):
- Mbarara City 1-1 SC Villa Jogoo
- Kirinya – Jinja S.S 1-2 Bright Stars
- Maroons 1-1 Express
Mbarara City Football Club scored at the stroke of full time as the Ankole Lions shared the spoils in a one all draw with Sports Club Villa Jogoo at the Kakyeeka Stadium in Mbarara on Saturday.
The visiting side took the lead on 38 minutes through Yubu Bogere.
Bogere was well stationed to head Allan Kyambadde’s delivery from the right to take command of the game.
The Jogoos missed a couple of scoring opportunities in the second stanza of the game.
Nigerian import Emmanuel Obinna scored a last gasp equalizer following a handball by defender Henry Katongole.
SC Villa Jogoo dearly missed their services of their lead forward Martin Kizza and left back John Adriko as they were suspended.
The Jogoos remain second on the log with 50 points, two behind leaders Vipers with five games to the end of the season.
Mbarara City stays 13th on the table standings with 27 points, a position above the relegation thin line.
Mbarara City will travel to Entebbe for the away encounter with bottom placed Masavu at the Fisheries Training Institute play ground, Bugonga on Wednesday, 2nd May 2018.
On the same day, Sports Club Villa Jogoo will host Kirinya-Jinja S.S at their Masaka Recreational stadium fortress.
Team Line Ups:
Mbarara City XI:
Ali Kimera (G.K), Zaidi Byekwaso, Jasper, Hillary Mukundane, Asuman Alishe, Clinton Kamugisha, Pistis Barenge, Owen Kasule, Eddie Mubiru, Makueth Wol, Emmanuel Obina
Muhammed Ssekeba (G.K), Othieno, Junior Ainamani, Oriti, Ssegujja, Siraje Musindo
Head coach: Samuel Kawalya
SC Villa Jogoo XI:
Samson Kirya (G.K), Joseph Nsubuga, Arthur Kiggundu, Henry Katongole, Bernard Muwanga (Captain), Nicholas Kasozi, Yubu Bogere, Mahad Yaya Kakooza, Ambrose Kirya, Allan Kyambadde, George Ssenkaaba
Samuel Kivumbi (G.K), Godfrey Lwesibawa, Vitalis Tabu, Musa Mukasa, Simon Sserunkuma, Alex Kitata, Abel Eturude
Head coach: Paul Mukatabala
- Center Referee: George Olem
- 1st Assistant Referee: Isaac Masembe
- 2nd Assistant Referee: Solomon Lusambya
- Fourth Official: Habibah Naigaga
Next Fixtures (Match Day 27)
Tuesday, 1st May 2018
- Express Vs KCCA – Muteesa II Wankulukuku Stadium
- Bright Stars Vs UPDF – Champions Stadium, Mwererwe
- BUL Vs Maroons – Kakindu Stadium, Jinja
- Police Vs Soana – Mandela National Stadium, Namboole
- Proline Vs Vipers – Star Times Stadium, Lugogo
Wednesday, 2nd May 2018:
- SC Villa Jogoo Vs Kirinya-Jinja S.S – Masaka Recreational Stadium
- Masavu Vs Mbarara City – Fisheries Training Institute, Entebbe
- Onduparaka Vs URA – Green Light Stadium, Arua
- Nelson Senkatuka (Bright Stars) – 13 Goals
- Shaban Muhammad (KCCA) – 12 Goals
- Dan Muzeyi Sserunkuma (Vipers) – 11 Goals
- Milton Karisa (Vipers) – 11 Goals
- Martin Kizza (SC Villa Jogoo) – 9 Goals
- Musa Esenu (Kirinya-Jinja S.S) – 8 Goals
- Fred Amaku (Kirinya-Jinja S.S) – 8 Goals
- Daniel Opolot Isiagi (Proline) – 8 Goals
- Viane Ssekajugo (Onduparaka) – 8 Goals