January 24, 2022

SUPL: Leku’s fine scoring form continues in Tooro win

By Brian Aheebwa
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Arua Hill SC registered a comfortable 3-1 win over struggling side Tooro United in the StarTimes Uganda Premier League at the Barifa Stadium on Sunday.

Alfred Leku, Samuel Ssekamatte and Media Innocent scored for the home side whereas Hussein Mwanje netted the visitors’ consolation.

Leku scored as early as the second minute of the game, Ssekamatte’s goal was in the 53rd minute while Innocent made it 3-0 in the 90th before Mwanje’s consolation in time added on from a penalty.

Leku has undoubtedly been the Leopards’ best player since they gained promotion scoring four goals and managing a couple of assists.

His four goals have come in the last four games, he was on target against Mbarara City FC, URA FC, Busoga United and now against Tooro United.

It was the second time that the two sides were meeting, the first since they both gained promotion at the start of the season and the Kongolo have won on both occasions.

Victory took Charles Livingstone Mbabazi’s charges to sixth place on the 16 team table with 13 points while Edward Golola’s coached side Tooro remained 15th on only four points.

Arua Hill will return to action on Friday, December 10 away to Soltilo Bright Stars FC whilst Tooro’s next game is at home against BUL FC on the same day.

How they lined up

Arua Hill: Omedwa Rogers (GK), Atendele Geriga, Richard Matovu, Rashid Toha, Bright Vuni, Ibrahim Faizul, David Ndhiabwe, Sharif Saaka, Alfred Leku, Samuel Ssekamatte, Junior Andama

Substitutes: Erick Kibowa (GK), Rashid Muhammad, Ivan Eyam, Allan Mugalu, Rashid Kawawa, Innocent Media, Ibrahim Magandaazi

Tooro: Kenneth Lukyamuzi, Rogers Murungi, Ponsiano Ssegonja, Apollo, Gerald Kagongwe, Hussein Mwanje, Ronald Mubiru, Mark Nsubuga, Julius Pirwot, Majid Mutoni, Hamis Gabite

Substitutes: George William Oluka (GK), Ronald Kayondo, Edward Kawooya

Sunday results

Arua Hill 3-1 Tooro

UPDF 2-1 Bright Stars

Vipers 2-2 KCCA

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