Ndejje University FC 2 – 1 Amuka Bright Stars FC
Battle for promotion and survival in both Elgon and Rwenzori groups resumed today at various stadiums.
Elgon group outfits Amuka Bright Stars made a long trip from Lira to Luweero playing away to Ndejje University fc.
On a chilly evening, both teams started the match in high gear goibg for the onslaught with the visitors looking more sharper forcing 2 corners in the first 4 minutes.
Ndejje University however grew into confidence and started possessing the ball to the delight of the die-hard fans.
Against the run of play, the students forced a corner which Debbo Junior Julius whipped in.
Amuka defenders failed to clear their lines and ball fell to unmarked Ndejje University fc Captain Odokonyero Ronald who made no mistake putting the ball in the back of the net in the 10th minute sending the home fans into a frenzy.
After going a goal down, Amuka came all out and started pressing Ndejje forcing them into avoidable errors.
It was evident the hungrier side were the visitors as Nigerian import Maduka Innocent troubled Ndejje with his pace and trickly. And in the 43rd minute Yunus Kasozi restored parity when he pulled Amuka level sending the game into halftime tied 1 all.
Second half saw alot of action with either goal keepers called into crucial saves to keep the scores intact.
Game got physical with hard tackles flying in which angered the home team tactitian who was later sent to the stands by the center referee.
Amuka relentlessly attacked Ndejje and looked the more likely team to score but soccer being soccer, the last laugh belonged to the students.
In additional time, Ngobe Simon picked a fine ball and from 12 yards he drilled in a shot beating goal keeper Sadam Ogwang.
In other matches played:
Simba fc 1 – 2 Kansai Plascon fc
Greater Masaka United fc 1 – 1 Ntinda United fc.
Lira United fc 2 – 2 Agape ss fc.
Kitara fc 0 – 0 Kira United fc
JMC fc 2 – 0 Vura fc
Water fc 1 – 0 Synergy fc ( Game abandoned in 23rd minute due to heavy rains )
By Amaani K.