BUL complete season double on Maroons

By Football256 Team

They struggled to get results with him in the dugout, but also after George Best Nsimbe’s departure, Maroons have kicked off the second round of the StarTimes Uganda Premier League with a 1-0 defeat at the hand of BUL in Njeru.

The first round fixture at Luzira saw BUL pull off a 2-1 win as Maroons struggled to get points on the board early in the season.

Maroons’ goalie Emmanuel Akol looks on as the ball finds it’s way to the back of the net, on the right is Kapampa | Philip Mugabi Photo

BUL FC’s sole goal in Njeru was scored by Farouk Banga four minutes to the break after Maroons goalkeeper Emmanuel Akol and defender Eddie Kapampa failed to clear their lines.

It was Maroons’ first game without their head coach George “Best” Nsimbe who left the club to allegedly go for a two month’s coaching course in Tanzania.

Farouk Banga sails away in celebration, his sole goal got BUL closer to the title chasing pack | Philip Mugabi Photo

In his absence, Nsimbe trusted assistants Robert Ssekweyama and David Obua to do the job well, however it wasn’t the case as they lost their first time in the dugout.

The loss left Maroons FC 12th with 15 points on the 16 team log, they have managed only three wins, drawing six times and losing seven games. BUL FC climbed to fourth position on 26 points from 16 outings.

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