Derrick Kakooza celebrates one of his two goals against UPDF at the MTN Omondi Stadium, Lugogo in Kampala

2020-21 Uganda Premier League (Match Day 17 – Wednesday, 14th April 2021 Results)

  • Police 3-0 UPDF
  • SC Villa 0-0 Express
  • Soltilo Bright Stars 3-2 Wakiso Giants

Uganda U-20 striker Derrick Kakooza scored twice in Police’s 3-0 win against UPDF at the MTN Omondi Stadium, Lugogo on Wednesday, 14th April 2021.

Stylish midfielder Frank Tumwesigye had scored the opener in the 20th minute before Kakooza’s double.

Tumwesigye, who is popularly known as “Zagga” capitalized onto defender Denis Ssekitoleko’s blind pass to finish past goalkeeper Eric Kibowa.

The first of Kakooza’s goals arrived in the 38th minute as Police took command of the opening stanza 2-0.

On the hour mark, Kakooza headed home Mawejje Muwadda’s cross to make it three goals.

The CAF U-20 top scorer was deservedly named as pilsner man of the match, earning Shs. 100,000 for the feat.

Derrick Kakooza shows off the man of the match placard

This was perfect revenge for Police against UPDF having lost 1-0 in the first round duel played at the Military Barracks stadium in Bombo late last year.

Police attained their 9th victory of the season, good enough to displace KCCA from fourth place with 31 points.

UPDF consequently suffered 8th loss in 17 matches, as they in 7th place on 25 points.

Next Matches:

UPDF hosts Kyetume at Bombo this Saturday, whilst Police will travel to Busoga United on the same day.

Matchday 18

Friday, 16th April 2021:

  • Kitara Vs Vipers, Masindi Municipal Stadium – Masindi (4:00 PM), Live on Sanyuka TV
  • URA Vs  BUL, Arena of Visions – Ndejje University (4:00 PM)

Saturday, 17th April 2021:

  • Express  Vs Mbarara City , Betway Muteesa II Stadium-Wankulukuku (3:00pm) – Live on Sanyuka TV
  • Wakiso Giants Vs Onduparaka, Kabaka Kyabaggu Sports Stadium -Wakiso (4:00 PM)
  • UPDF Vs Kyetume, Bombo Military Barracks Grounds (4:00 PM)
  • MYDA Vs Soltilo Bright Stars, King George IV Memorial Stadium, Tororo (4:00 PM)
  • Busoga United Vs Police, FUFA Technical Centre, Njeru (4:00 PM)

Sunday, 18th April 2021

  • KCCA Vs SC Villa, MTN Omondi Stadium – Lugogo (4:00pm), Live on Sanyuka TV

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

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