Vipers falter in Buhinga, Villa continues with run

By Football256 Team

StarTimes Uganda Premier League holders Vipers Sports Club dropped two points against Tooro United in Buhinga, second straight game they have failed to win a game.

Tooro United got the lead through a Geoffrey Lwesibawa free kick in the 18th minute before Hamis Kizza Diego equalised for Vipers in the 37th. 

It was the first goal for the striker in three appearances and only in his second start since signing for the three time league champions. 

Now on 38 points, Vipers are three points behind KCCA FC, the latter has a game in hand and host BUL at Lugogo on Wednesday. 

Vipers’ next league outing will be against Onduparaka at the Greenlight Stadium in Arua. 

Sixteen time league winners, SC Villa picked up their second straight win for the first time this season with a 2-1 win over Paidha Black Angels at Namboole. 

Two goals by Pius Wangi in the fourth and and 17 were all Villa needed in the first half before Dickens Okwir pulled one back in the 72nd minute. Villa have now accumulated 21 points in 19 games and in 11th for for now.

Joel Madondo’s lone strike in the first half is all Kirinya Jinja SSS needed to pick all three points off Police at the Mighty Arena in Jinja. 

Ndejje Lions did the unexpected and defeated Maroons 1-0 in Luzira, Sam Ssimbwa’s return in the dug out was welcomed by a barren draw against Onduparaka in Arua.

Season’s fairytale Mabrara City also settled for a barren draw with Bright Star in Mwererwe.

The league continues on Wednesday with KCCA FC hosting BUL FC, Express’ new tactician George Ssemwogerere will have another hurdle in front of him to negotiate.

The six time winners visit Nyamityobora at Kakyeka, their last outing was a 1-0 loss to BUL in Kakyeka. 

Tuesday results
SC Villa 2-1 Paidha Black Angels
Tooro United 1-1 Vipers
Kirinya Jinja SSS 1-0 Police
Maroons 0-0 Ndejje Lions
Onduparaka 0-0 URA
Bright Stars 0-0 Mbarara City

Wednesday fixtures
KCCA vs BUL
Nyamityobora vs Express 

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