Abubakar Lawal Credit: John Batanudde

Vipers SC ensured their perfect start to the season continued after securing victory against Arua Hill SC on Thursday.

In the first game of Matchday Two played under the lights at St. Mary’s Stadium, Kitende, the Venoms claimed a 2-0 win.

Before kickoff, Vipers SC unveiled new signing Allan Okello who was received with wild cheers from the fans.

First-half goals from defender Livingstone Mulondo and Nigerian forward Abubaker Lawal were enough to hand Vipers SC all three points.

Mulondo got the breakthrough in the 14th when he ran into the box to head home from Ashraf Mandela’s cross.

Livingstone Mulondo celebrates his goal | Credit: John Batanudde

Lawal doubled Vipers lead two minutes after the half-hour mark, finishing off a well-worked move.

Yunus Sentamu ignited the move from the centre of the pitch and passed the ball to Anukani who who passed it back before Sentamu had a quick exchange with Lawal and the latter fired past goalkeeper Richard Anyama.

The win gives Vipers SC an early lead on the table with two wins from as many games.

It should be noted that they defeated Gaddafi FC 2-1 in Jinja on Sunday.

Joel Muyita is a senior staff writer at Kawowo Sports.

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