Nyamityobora's Sharif Muhammed Kyandiga vies for possession with Tooro United's Muhammed Bogere at Kakyeka Stadium on 31st March 2021. Nyamityobora won in convincing fashion, 4-0

FUFA Big League 2021 (Match Day 3)

Rwenzori Group:

  • Nyamityobora 4-0 Tooro United
  • Water 3-1 Luweero United

Elgon Group:

  • Mbale Heroes 0-0 Calvary

Nyamityobora Football Club registered their first victory of the 2021 FUFA Big League in style with a 4-0 home win against Tooro United at the Kakyeka Stadium in Mbarara on Wednesday, March 31, 2021.

Clinton Kamugisha netted a brace and the other two goals came from Ivan Ahimbisibwe and Gerald Kimuli in the Rwenzori group contest.

Kamugisha found the opener in the 23rd minute of the one sided encounter.

Nyamityobora captain Clinton Kamugisha beats two Tooro United players

Ahimisibwe scored the second goal two minutes later. Kamugisha got the third and Kimuli made it three on the stroke of half time as the first half score read 4-0.

By the start of the second stanza of the game, Nyamityobora resumed business from where they had ended but the visitors who are under Edward Golola held it tight to limit the damage.

Nyamityobora players celebrate one of their four goals against Tooro United at Kakyeka Stadium
Action between Tooro United and Nyamityobora on match day three of the StarTimes FUFA Big League at Kakyeka Stadium, Mbarara

The Abanyakare who had of late experienced internal woes within their own camp with a couple of players laying down their tools were ruthless against Tooro United, an entity that had won two successive games.

Tooro United had edged Water 2-0 at the Buhinga Stadium in Fort Portal on match day one.

During match day two, they smiled 1-0 over Proline at the MTN Omondi Stadium.

Nyamityobora, under head coach Richard Makumbi has now got one win in three matches played thus far.

Nyamityobora head coach Richard Makumbi shouts instructions to his players
Jubilations on the Nyamityobora touchline
The excitement on the Nyamityobora bench after scoring one of the four goals past Tooro United

The former top flight side had recorded two stalemates on the road; goal-less at Ndejje University (Arena of Visions) and 1-all with the newly promoted Luwero United at the Kosovo Arena, Kasana in Luwero district.

Meanwhile, the other Rwenzori group match witnessed Water edge a 10 man Luwero United 3-1 at Kavumba Recreational Stadium in Wakiso.

Luwero United’s Joseph “Mwenda” Nkabirwa was sent off for unsporting conduct.

A Tooro United player down after being tackled.
Nyamityobora XI Vs Tooro United
Tooro United XI Vs Nyamityobora

In Elgon group’s only group, Mbale Heroes remains win-less in three following a goal-less draw with newcomers Calvary at the Mbale Municipal Stadium in Mbale.

Mbale Heroes lost the opening match, 1-0 to newly promoted Gaddafi at the Kyabazinga Stadium in Bugembe, Jinja.

In the second game, Mbale Heroes scored a last minute gasp equalizer away to Paidha Black Angels at the Bar Okoro Stadium in Zombo.

This match ended one goal apiece.

Match day three continues with a number of matches on Thursday, 1st April 2021.

Nyamityobora and Tooro United captains with match officials

Other Match Day 3 Fixtures:

Elgon Group:

  • Blacks Power Vs Paidha Black Angels – Emokori play ground, Bukedea
  • Maroons Vs Arua Hill – Prisons Stadium, Luzira
  • Kataka Vs Gaddafi – Mbale Municipal Stadium, Mbale

Rwenzori Group:

  • Terrazo and Tiles Vs Proline – Kakyeka Stadium, Mbarara
  • Kigezi Home Boyz Vs Ndejje University – Kabale Municipal Stadium
Delighted Nyamityobora fans at the Kakyeka Stadium, Mbarara

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

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