Ndejje University players after one of their matches in the top flight
Ndejje University players walk out of the field of play. PHOTO: AISHA NAKATO

Uganda Premier League (Match-Day 11 Results):

Ndejje University FC 1-1 SC Villa

Express FC 3-2 KCCA FC

Paidha Black Angles SC  0-1 Kirinya Jinja SSS FC

BUL FC 1-0 Onduparaka FC

Mbarara City FC 1-0 Tooro United FC

Maroons FC 2-1 Nyamityobora FC

Uganda Premier League debutants Ndejje University Football Club played to a one all draw with visiting Sports Club at the Arena of Visions on a wet surface.

The home side captain Raymond Odokonyero headed past goalkeeper Samuel Kivumbi for the lead on the opening quarter hour mark.

Section of SC Villa fans in the VIP wing at the Arena of Vision. PHOTO: AISHA NAKATO

The towering defender was well positioned to punish Kivumbi who fluffed the ball played from an Emmanuel Wasswa free-kick.

Sports Club Villa found the equalizer in the 60thminute through live wire striker Bashir Mutanda with a fierce shot past goalkeeper Eric Kibowa.

Mutanda capitalized on a defensive lapse between defenders Edward Kabona and Odokonyero.

Ndejje University’s Emmanuel Wasswa was sent off (but from the bench) for a second caution after provoking a section of Sports Club Villa fans.

Albert Mugisa, a former player at Ndejje University was also booked in the 68th minute.

Raymond Komakech, Ndejje University head coach. PHOTO: AISHA NAKATO

SC Villa head coach Douglas Bamweyana. PHOTO: AISHA NAKATO

The home team missed the chance to kill off the game when Anwar Ntege fluffed a one against one chance with the goalkeeper Kivumbi.

For the draw, Sports Club Villa drops to 13th on the log with 9 points.

Ndejje University remains in the 14th place with 8 points off 11 matches.

Ndejje University defender Edward Kabona was named the Pilsner man of the match, a reward the comes with a plaque and Shs 100,000.

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

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