Express players celebrate Brian Umony's opener against Kirinya-Jinja S.S at Mutesa II Wankulukuku Stadium on Wednesday (Photo: John Batanudde)

Uganda Premier League (Match Day 28) | Wednesday Results

  • Express 2-1 Kirinya-Jinja S.S
  • BUL 1-2 Bright Stars
  • Paidha Black Angels 1-1 Onduparaka
  • URA 0-0 Mbarara City
Express players celebrate Brian Umony’s opener against Kirinya-Jinja S.S at Mutesa II Wankulukuku Stadium on Wednesday (Photo: John Batanudde)

Express Football Club registered their 9th win of the season, overcoming Kirinya-Jinja S.S 2-1 in Uganda Premier League at Mutesa II Stadium.

Brian Umony gave the Red Eagles the lead on 29 minutes.

Brian Umony celebrates his goal (Photo: John Batanudde)

Kirinya-Jinja S.S hard-working midfielder Jerome Kirya found the equalizer for the visiting side 13 minutes into the second half.

The joy was short lived when defender Arthur Kiggundu restored the lead for George Ssimwogerere’s side a minute later.

Jeromy Kirya celebrates the equalizer the lasted for a short time (Photo: John Bataundde)

Referee Deogracious Opio cautioned two players in the game.

Express’ Bardu Nsubuga and Isma Kawawulo of Kirinya-Jinja S.S were the booked parties.

John Revita of Express (left) battles for the ball with Dan Ssewava of Kirinya-Jinja S.S (Photo: John Batanudde)

Express captain John Revita who barely put a foot wrong was named the man of the match, earning Shs 100,000 and a plaque.

Disan Galiwango (middle) fight for the ball possession (Photo: John Batanudde)

The victory took Express to 37 points although they remained glued in the 11th position.

Kirinya-Jinja S.S succumbed to their 9th loss of the season, remaining 7th on 39 points.

Next Games:

Express’ next match will also be hosted at their Wankulukuku fortress, against Bright Stars on Wednesday, 1st May 2019.

Kirinya-Jinja S.S returns to another trip away from home to Maroons at the lakeside Prisons Stadium, Luzira on Tuesday, 30th May 2019.

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

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