By Edwin Kyle Kule
Amuria High School edged Ajax 3-2 in the first game of group C, while Vision WFC thumped St. Peters WFC 5-0 in the second game in the FUFA Elite Women League at FUFA Technical Center, Njeru on Thursday.
Captain Emmanualla Akol’s brace and Rehemah Akurut’s goals were the difference between Amuria and Ajax whose goals came from Annet Namwenge and Maureen Nangozi.
Rehema Akurut placed Amuria High School in the lead with a composed finish a minute to the end of the first half, while Akol added a second three minutes into the second stanza.
Ajax Queens pulled a goal back through Annet Namwenge’s free kick in the 51st minute, and 12 minutes later, the Queens drew level through Nangozi with a powerful strike from outside the box.
Two minutes to end the game, Akoel restored Amuria High’s lead with a simple tap in from close range to wn all three points for her side.
In the other game, it was a northern derby as St. Peters WFC from Apac district faced off with Vision WFC from Kitgum district.
Vision took the lead six minutes into the game through Phionah Arach who capped a brilliant team move before captain Faridah Oyella doubled the lead in the 11th minute.
Seven minutes later Sharipher Atimango scored the third goal, with Oyella completing her double moments later, while Atimango made it five a minute from full time.
After the two games, Vision WFC goes top of group C with three points and a huge goal difference of five as Amuria High School sit second with three points and a difference of one goal.
Ajax Queens and St. Peters come third and fourth respectively.