Women Super League: Uganda Martyrs Beat Makerere In Opener

Monday, April 19
*Uganda Martyrs 1-0 Makerere University
*Kawempe Muslim Ladies vs Kampala Queens – 12pm

Uganda Martyrs edged Makerere University WFC as this year’s FUFA Women Super League got underway at the Technical Centre in Njeru.

Kevin Nakachwa scored the only goal of the game as the Lubaga-based team got off to a perfect start.

Nakachwa converted from the spot in the 70th minute after Stellah Namisango was judged to have tripped Anita Namata in the area.

Latifah Nakasi had a chance to put Uganda Martyrs in an early lead but shot wide while Catherine Nagadya fluffed his opportunity as well.

For She Mak, Rebecca Nakasato was kept out by goalkeeper Daphine Nyayenga while Amina Nababi wasted her keeper-to-beat chance when she shot over the bar.

This year’s League is being played in a tournament format due to Covid19 – The ten teams were divided into two groups of five with the top two in each group reaching the semis.

Players Used

Makerere University XI – Zahara Nankya, Viola Namuddu, Yudaya Nalubega, Salima Namirimu, Stella Namisango, Josephine Ndagire, Jemima Twesigye, Sharon Namatovu, Rebecca Nakasato, Amina Nababi, Carol Anyango

Uganda Martyrs High XI – Daphine Nyayenga, Rebecca Nandegho, Esther Namusoke, Patience Nabulobi, Gloria Namugerwa (C), Kevin Nakacwa, Catherine Nagadya, Sumaya Nalumu, Latifah Nakasi, Anita Namata, Spencer Nakacwa



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