FUFA Big League table leaders National Enterprise Corporation (NEC FC) stretched their lead at the summit to nine points from three games.
NEC defeated Ndejje University FC 2-1 at Bombo Military Barracks Grounds on Thursday.
Samuel Ngabo put Ndejje ahead as early as the fifth minute before Derrick Ssekiranda and Stephen Nyaiga completed NEC’s comeback with goals in the 38th and 94th minute respectively.
Besides NEC, there were wins for six other teams; Northern Gateway FC, Kitara FC, Mbarara City FC, Booma FC, Calvary FC, and Police FC were all victorious.
Northern Gateway registered their first win of the season when they defeated Soroti City FC 3-0 at Soroti Municipal Stadium.
Emmanuel Obete, Denis Amut, and an own goal from Soroti’s Stephen Oriokot is how Northern Gateway managed its three goals taking their tally to four points in the eighth position.
Uganda Cranes forward Patrick Kaddu’s brilliant start to life in the Big League continued when he netted a brace for Kitara in their 3-1 victory over Jinja North United FC in Hoima.
Kitara trailed Edison Matama’s early goal before Kaddu’s double turned the game around while Edson Agondenze sealed it for the hosts.
Kaddu’s two goals ensured that he has scored in all three games they have played so far and he is the leading goal scorer with seven goals.
The Hoima-based outfit is positioned second on the 16-team log with seven points, two adrift of leaders NEC.
Meanwhile, in Mbarara, Henry Kitegenyi from a penalty, Ibrahim Tembo, and Seiri Arigumaho scored for the Ankole Lions in a 3-1 victory over Lugazi FC while the latter’s consolation goal was scored by Gerald Ogweti from the spot.
After two wins and a draw, Sadick Ssempigi’s charges are positioned third level on seven points with second-placed Kitara who have a better goal difference.
In Luwero, a five-goal thriller between Luwero United FC and Booma FC ended 3-2 in favour of the latter.
Denis Omedi bagged a brace while Fred Alinaitwe netted the other for the visitors while the hosts’ two goals were scored by Gabriel Elagu and Isaac Balyejusa.
It was the first time the Masindi-based team was winning a Big League game and they are placed sixth with four points.
Police returned to winning ways with a 1-0 win over Kataka FC in Kavumba courtesy of Herman Wasswa’s goal for the Cops to rise to the fourth position with six points.
Kyetume played its first game in the Big League this season and lost 2-1 in the hands of Calvary FC at Midigo – that was the latter’s first win and they are in 10th place with three points.
The only game that saw no winner was between Ajumani Town Council FC and Kaaro Karungi FC, it ended 1-1 at Paridi Stadium.