URA FC Surrenders Two-Goal Lead Again

Saturday November 20th
*URA FC 2-2 Bul FC
*Express 0-0 SC Villa
*Onduparaka 1-0 Police

URA FC threw away a two-goal lead to draw against BUL FC in a Uganda Premier League game played at the Arena of Visions in Ndejje.

Second half goals from Substitutes Musa Esenu and Joseph Semujju denied URA maximum points.

The Tax Collectors led 2-0 through Steven Mukwala and Captain Shafik Kagimu before a collapse.

URA FC earlier squandered a 2-0 lead before falling to Arua Hill at Barifa on November 2.

Mukwala had put the hosts ahead in the 3rd minute after collecting from Cromwell Rwothomio to give them a bright Start into the game.

There on, the Tax Collectors kept on pushing for the second goal but missed on various occasions. Cromwel shot wide while infront of goal before Mukwala headed wide Derrick Ndahiro’s perfect cross.

On the other side, Ibrahim Nsimbe had the best chance for the Visitors but the forward saw his shot saved for a corner by URA custodian James Alitho.

Before half time, Esenu came on for Fredson Gwoto, an introduction that later paid off for the Jinja based side.

At the restart of the second stanza, Kagimu doubled his side’s lead to give them hopes of taking the three points on the day.

However, the Visitors quickly halved the deficit through substitute Esenu.

With two minutes past the hour mark, head coach Alex Isabirye made another change, with pacy forward Joseph Ssemujju coming on for Ibrahim Nsimbe.

In the dying minutes of the game, substitute Semujju levelled matters scoring from the spot to deny the Tax Collectors maximum points on the day.

It is an another disappointing result for Sam Timbe’s men who drop more points in the season as they now move to the 12th position with four points collected from three games.

For BUL, they remain in the fourth position on the log but move to ten points.

What Next – URA will host Tooro United on Tuesday 23rd November in a rescheduled fixture while Bul FC will welcome Gaddafi on Sunday 27th at the Kyabazinga Stadium in Bugembe.

Team Starters


Alitho James GK, Mandela Ashraf, Ndahiro Derrick, Hudu Mulikyi, Mbowa Patrick, Sserubiri Ivan, Kagimu Shafik, Ojera Joackiam, Kyeyune Saidi, Steven Mukwala, Cromwel Rwothomio

Bul FC

Saidi Keni GK), Aggrey Madoi, Douglas Muganga, Richard Ayiko, George Kasonko, Jerome Kirya, Hilary Onek, Fredson Gwoto, Ibrahim Mugulusi, Ibrahim Nsimbe, Martin Aprem



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