Kataka players celebrate a goal Credit: John Batanudde

StarTimes FUFA Big League 2021-2022 (Match Day 13):

Thursday, February 17, 2022 Results:

  • Kataka 3-0 Proline
  • Luweero United 1-0 Nyamityobora
  • Blacks Power 2-0 Calvary
  • Ndejje University 1-3 Maroons
  • Kyetume 2-1 Malaba Youth Development Association (MYDA)

Kataka Football Club completed a season double over Proline with a 3-0 triumph on match day 13 of the FUFA Big League at the Mbale Municipal Stadium on Thursday, February 17, 2022.

The goals from Bashir Kyazze, dreadlocked Francis Odongo and Emmanuel “Messi” Mukisa all the Godfrey “Toldo” Awachango’s coached side needed to record maximum points.

Kataka now has 24 points with a game in hand off the first and second placed clubs.

Kataka’s Francis Odongo (right) was among the scorers in Mbale Credit: John Batanudde

Blacks Power leads the standings with 27 points after a 2-0 home win over visiting Calvary at the Akii Bua Memorial Stadium in Lira city.

John Paul Acire and mid-season signing Fred Okot scored for the home side who have now won 8 matches in 13 games.

Maroons is second on 25 points after a 3-1 win at Ndejje University (Arena of Visions).

George Akena gave Ndejje University the lead as early as the fourth minute with a header past goalkeeper Emmanuel Akol off a distant free-kick from Solomon Akodi.

Norman Odipio equalized on the stroke of half time.

Fred Amaku gave Maroons the lead three minutes into the second half.

William Kiibi’s stoppage time goal was icing on the already baked cake.

Luweero United edged visiting Nyamitybora 1-0 at the Kosovo playground in Luweero on Thursday, February 17, 2022.

Forward Derrick Mudali was the hero with the all-important goal on the evening.

Mudali struck as early as the 11th minute as the Kosovo Boys rallied to their fourth victory in as many as 12 matches.

The goal margin would have changed for the better if Allan Tebusweke, a mid-season signing for Luweero United carried the goal scoring boots.

Tebusweke missed a glittering goal scoring opportunity, failing to bury home a one-against-one incident with the goalkeeper.

Maximum points for Luweero United elevated them to 8th on the 11 team log with 15 points.

Consequently, Nyamityobora suffered their 8th defeat in 13 matches which leaves them on just 7 points, same as Malaba Youth Development Association (MYDA).

Kyetume beat visitors Malaba Youth Development Association (MYDA) 2-1 at Nakisunga Ssaza playground.

Two Ezra’s; Bidda and Kizito Kaye scored for Kyetume with Paul Orono netting for MYDA.

Three clubs shall be promoted to the Uganda Premier League for the season 2022-2023.

Match day 14 shall be played on 6th March 2022.

Match Day 14 (Sunday, 6th March 2022):

  • Maroons Vs Kataka – Prisons ground, Luzira
  • Ndejje University Vs Blacks Power – Arena of Vision ground, Luweero
  • Proline Vs Luweero United – MTN Omondi Stadium, Lugogo
  • Calvary Vs Kyetume – Green Light Stadium, Arua city
  • Nyamityobora Vs Kitara – Kakyeka Stadium, Mbarara

Top scorers:

  • Ezra Kizito Kaye (Kyetume) – 10 Goals
  • Fred Amaku (Maroons) – 9 Goals
  • Hakim Kiwanuka (Proline) – 8 Goals
  • Clinton Kamugisha (Kitara) – 8 Goals
  • Geofrey Sserunkuma (MYDA) – 7 Goals
  • James Okiror (Blacks Power) – 6 Goals
  • Micheal Siwu (Blacks Power) – 6 Goals

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

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