Ben Ocen’s solo goal in the 45th minute ensured Police FC picked up their maiden win of the season, against Kyetume FC at the Mandela National stadium, Namboole.
The game promised to be a cagey affair basing on either side’s goal return, but either teams put up worthy performances, full of flair and free flowing football.
George “best” Nsimbe’s boys were however second best to Police for almost the entire game, and they struggled to keep up with their visitors especially through the attacking prowess of forwards Ocen and debutant Hood Kaweesa.
Kyetume’s veteran attacking duo of Vincent Kayizzi and Robert Ssentongo had an off day at office and at half time Kyetume fans booed the veteran striker off, with many calling for his substitution.
Despite Abdallah Mubiru’s side bossing the lion’s share of the ball, they survived some nervous moments at the either end. Seif Batte had a chance at goal, with only the keeper to beat, but the striker blazed his shot well over the target.
Moments later, Ssentongo was presented with an opportunity with a pass into Batte the meaningful option, but he chose to go for the spectacular scissor kick which was nowhere near the target.
Police however, had the better and more potent chances, but failed to put away their chances, something that left Mubiru a bit agitated, though he takes the points because it gives them the platform to fight for more wins.
Police will be again on the road, as they visit Express FC at the Betway Muteesa II stadium, Wankulukuku on Friday 4th, while Kyetume make the long trip to Fort Portal to visit Tooro United on Saturday 6th October.
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