Police players celebrate one of their six goals against MYDA (Credit: Police FC Media)

Uganda Premier League 2020-21 (Match Day 20) – Saturday, 24th April 2021 Results

  • Police 6-1 MYDA
  • BUL 0-1 Busoga United
  • Mbarara City 2-1 SC Villa
  • Soltilo Bright Stars 0-0 URA
  • UPDF 2-1 Kitara

Police Football Club was merciless during their 6-1 humiliation of Malaba Youth Development Association (MYDA) on match day 20 of the 2020-21 Star Times Uganda Premier League on Saturday, 24th April 2021.

A brace apiece from Ben Ocen and Brian Muruli Mayanja as well as Frank Tumwesigye and Muwadda Mawejje inspired the 2005 league winners to a memorable victory at the MTN Omondi Stadium, Lugogo.

First half substitute Moses Batali scored the consolation for the league new comers.

Ocen opened the scoring as early as the second minute with Tumwesigye providing the assist.

Muruli made it two on the stroke of the opening quarter hour mark with a beautiful header.

Two minutes later, Tumwesigye scored Police’s third goal to open up a 3-0 lead heading to the first 20 minutes of the game.

Pacy winger Muwadda Mawejje scored Police’s fourth goal after 27 minutes and Muruli completed his brace on the half hour mark.

The visitors pulled their consolation through Batali with two minutes to play in the opening stanza as Police led 5-1 by the break.

Batali had replaced Mark Bassi on 21 minutes.

In the second half, Police scored only one goal, coming through Muruli in the 80th minute.

Tumwesigye was named the pilsner man of the match for the great performance on the evening.

Police attained their 11th win in 20 matches. The Cops have now collected 37 points, 7 shy of the leaders URA who drew goal-less away to Soltilo Bright Stars.

Meanwhile, Busoga United edged BUL 1-0 in the epic Jinja derby played at the Kyabazinga Stadium, Bugembe in Jinja city.

At the Kakyeka Stadium in Mbarara, Mbarara City overcame visiting Sports Club Villa 2-1.

Team Line Ups:

Police XI: Tom Ikara (G.K), Tonny Kiwalazi, Ruben Kimera, Henry Katongole, Hassan Mahmood, Yusuf Ssozi, Frank Tumwesigye, Kizito, Ben Ochen, Muwada Mawejje, Brian Muluuli Mayanja

Subs: Derrick Ochan (G.K), George Kiryowa, Derrick Kakooza, Duncan Seninde, Tonny Mawejje, Henry Ssenjobe, Nsubuga

Head coach: Abdallah Mubiru

MYDA XI: Andrew Ssekandi (G.K), Isma Mafabi (Captain), Faisal Muledhu, Amos Etojo, Derrick Basoga, Stephen Okello,Mak Bassi, Eric Mutebi, Ibrahim Nsimbe, Peter Mutebi, Amos Kirya

Subs: Isaac Osikol (G.K), Dickson Outta, Moses Batali

Head coach: Erisa Madanda

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

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