Nyamityobora players celebrate at Kakyeka Stadium

FUFA Big League 2021 (Match Day 6):

Friday, April 23, 2021: Rwenzori Group

  • Nyamityobora 1-0 Water

Nyamityobora Football Club made easy work of visiting Water FC with a 1-0 home victory at the Kakyeka Stadium in Mbarara city on Friday, April 23, 2021.

This was the final game on match day 6 in the FUFA Big League (Rwenzori group).

Gerald Kimuli’s goal inside the opening three minutes won the day for “Abanyakare”.

Kimuli tapped home off Ivan Ahimisibwe’s teasing delivery from the right flank moments after kick-off.

From then  on-wards, it necessitated solid defending to earn the maximum points on the day.

Nyamityobora, who are coached by Richard Makumbi are now on 11 points, four shy from the leaders Tooro United.

Tooro United had overcome newly promoted Luwero United 3-0 at the Kosovo play ground in Kasaana, Luwero district on Thursday.

Marvin Oshaba scored a brace and Julius Pilot got the other.

This victory was the fifth for Edward Golola’s team that has now won 5 games out of 6 and amassed 15 points.

Proline got displaced to third place with 10 points following their 1-all draw with Ndejje University at the MTN Omondi stadium in Lugogo.

In the Western derby, Terrazo and Tiles played to a 1-all draw with Kigezi Home Boyz at the Kakyeka stadium in Mbarara city.

Ndejje University scored a last minute gasp equalizer to share the spoils with Ndejje University 1-all at the MTN Omondi Stadium in Lugogo, Kampala.

Elgon Group:

Arua Hill remained top of the Elgon group standings despite being held by visiting Gaddafi after a 2-all draw at the Barifa play ground in Arua city.

The Leopards had taken an early lead through Ceasar Samson Okhuti before Mark Bamukyaaye converted from 12 yards to equalize.

Hussein Mbalangu’s side then restored their lead through Alfred Leku but Gaddafi had the final laugh with Ronald Nsumbiano Bithum’s last equalizer.

Arua Hill is level on points as Kataka – Mbale (12 points) but the West Nile side has a superior goal difference.

At the Mbale Municipal Stadium in Mbale city, Blacks Power shocked Mbale Heroes with a 1-0 late victory.

Nigerian born forward Innocent Maduka netted the winner at the death.

Allan Kabonge’s coached Paidha Black Angels lost yet another match, falling 2-1 away to newly promoted Calvary at the AbaBet Green Light Stadium in Arua.

Paidha Black Angels remains win-less in as many as 6 matches this season.

Three clubs will get promoted to the 2021-22 Uganda Premier League.

Two of these earn direct promotional slots whilst the third makes the grade via a promotional play-off.

This season has been unique with at least one live televised match on a given match day.

Other Results:

Elgon Group:

  • Arua Hill 2-2 Gaddafi
  • Calvary  2-1 Paidha Black Angels
  • Mbale Heroes 0-1 Blacks Power

Rwenzori Group:

  • Luwero United 0-3 Tooro United
  • Terrazo and Tiles 1-1 Kigezi Home Boyz
  • Proline 1-1 Ndejje University

Wednesday, April 21, 2021:

Elgon Group:

  • Kataka 1-0 Maroons

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

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