Solomon Walusimbi (down) scores past Proline goalkeeper Ibrahim Maganda (Credit: Maroons FC Media)

FUFA Big League 2021-2022 (Match Day 12):

Sunday, February 13, 2022 Results:

  • Maroons 1-0 Proline
  • Nyamityobora 2-3 Kataka
  • Calvary 2-0 Ndejje University
  • MYDA 1-2 Blacks Power
  • Kitara 2-1 Kyetume

Maroons Football Club enlightened their chances of being promoted back to the Uganda Premier League with a slim 1-0 home win over Proline at the lake side Prisons stadium, Luzira.

Solomon Walusimbi was the hero with the lone goal on the evening in the 29th minute off a well set ball by William Kiibi.

Walusimbi marked his second goal in two games since his mid-season return to the club following a brief spell in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC).

The forward had also scored away in Arua during Maroons’ 2-1 win on the road at Calvary the previous week.

Kiibi is the other Maroons player who was on target against Calvary.

Maroons players celebrate Solomon Walusimbi’s lone goal against Proline (Credit: Maroons FC Media)

Walusimbi openly expressed his delight upon scoring for the second time running as he set his target to grab the golden boot;

I want to thank my teammates for the great work done. Personally, I yearn to maintain the form and keep scoring so that I take the golden boot and help the club return to the Uganda Premier League.

Solomon Walusimbi, Maroons football club forward
Solomon Walusimbi (left) takes on Musitafa Mujjuzi (Credit: Maroons FC Media)

Meanwhile, Mbale based Kataka Football Club edged Nyamityobora 3-2 at Kakyeka Stadium.

Marcus Aka, Joel Ssendi (own goal) and a late-late strike by Shakuru Mafabi were all the goals that Kataka needed to win the well contested game.

Nyamityobora’s captain Meddy Matovu had a brace during the early kick off at 2 PM.

In the other matches, Calvary overcame visiting Ndejje University 2-0 at the AbaBet Green Light Stadium in Arua.

Malaba Youth Development Association (MYDA) recovered from a goal down to fall 2-1 to table leaders Blacks Power at the King George IV Memorial stadium, Tororo.

Veteran forward Geofrey Sserunkuma headed home MYDA’s opener before Michael Siu netted a brace for Blacks Power.

Kitara, like MYDA also recovered from a goal deficit to win 2-1 over Kyetume.

Blacks Power lead the 11 team standings with 24 points off 12 matches.

Maroons, with the same number of matches have 22 points.

Kataka is third with 21 points off 11 matches as Calvary is foiourth on 19 points (12 matches).

Relegation zone:

Luweero United is 9th (12 points), MYDA and Nyamityobora are on joint 7 points off 12 matches.

Next Matches:

Match day 13 will be played this Thursday, 17th February 2022 with five games on the menu.

Ndejje University host on form Maroons at the Arena of Visions.

Table leaders Blacks Power take on Calvary at Akii Bua Memorial Stadium.

Luweero United will face Nyamityobora at Kosovo Stadium, Kasana in Luweero.

Kyetume shall be home to MYDA at Nakisunga Ssaza playground as Kataka will battle Proline at the Mbale Municipal Stadium.

Match Day 13:

Thursday, 17th February 2022 (Kick off is 3 PM):

  • Ndejje University Vs Maroons – Arena of Visions, Bombo
  • Blacks Power Vs Calvary – Akii Bua Memorial Stadium, Lira
  • Luweero United Vs Nyamityobora – Kosovo Stadium, Kasana -Luweero.
  • Kyetume Vs MYDA – Nakisunga Ssaza playground, Mukono
  • Kataka Vs Proline – Mbale Municipal Stadium

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

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