Women Super League: She Corporates Beat Kawempe to Go Top

Match-day 2

Sunday, February 13
•Olila H/S WFC 5-0 Rines SS WFC
•She Corporate FC 2-0 Kawempe Muslim Ladies
•FC Tooro Queens 0-0 Kampala Queens FC

Saturday
•UCU Lady Cardinals 1-0 She Maroons FC
•Lady Doves FC 1-3 Uganda Martyrs Lubaga


She Corporates registered their second consecutive win this season following a 2-0 victory over Kawempe Muslim in a FUFA Women Super League game held at MUBs arena in Nakawa on Sunday.

Second half goals from Grace Mary Nasongo and Favour Nambatya were enough as the Sharks bagged all the three points on the day.

The pair had scored in the opening game against Uganda Martyrs and they once again took responsibility to lift up the hosts.

How things stand after match-day 2

Kawempe Muslim started the better side and they threatened first on goal but Allen Nassazi saw her effort hit the post in the third minute of the game.

She Corporates started to take control of the game but failed to create any clear cut chance against a well organized Kawempe Muslim side.

Kawempe’s sharpshooter Sharon Naddunga, who had scored twice in their opener was well pocketed by She Corporates defenders before being taken off injured at half time.

Goalless it ended at the break as both teams barely threatened at goal and it revelead that they had plenty of work to the in the last 45 minutes.

In the second half, Kawempe returned back a more rejuvenated side and had the lion’s share of the ball with the hosts at the receiving end.

They had a chance to score first but Samalie Nakachwa saw her effort from a free kick parried away for a corner by a well positioned She Corporates goalkeeper Daphine Nyayenga.

However, they failed to contain a She corporates side that played a more physical game throughout the evening.

And with five minutes past the hour mark, Nasongo sent a powerfull shot into the top corner after a poor clearance by Kawempe Muslim defence to put her side ahead.

Three minutes later, Nambatya doubled her side’s lead, looping the ball past an onrushing Kawempe goalkeeper Juliet Adeke.

In the closing stages, She Corporates who were two goals ahead maintained their dorminance as Kawempe barely threatened to get back into the game.

“I’m happy to score my second goal in the season. As I promised, this I want to help my side by scoring more goals as we target the big prize,” Nambatya told the pressmen after the final whistle.

Victory ensured that She Corporates moved back to the top with now 6 points, level with UCU Lady Cardinals but with a better goal difference (6) after two games played.

For Kawempe Muslim, they suffer their first defeat in the season and they drop to the fifth place with three points.

What Next – She Corporates will be away to Rines WFC next week on Saturday 19th while Kawempe Muslim host Tooro Queens the following day on Sunday.


Team Lineups

She Corporates

Daphine Nyayenga GK, Nakato Aminah, Naume Nagadya, Margret Namirimu, Winnie Nabbale, Phionah Nabbumba, Grace Nassongo, Ronah Regina Nantege, Swabula Nkomba, Danielita Favour Nambatya, Miriam Ibunyu

Kawempe Muslim

Juliet Adeke GK, Aisha Nantongo, Rhoda Nanziri, Shakirah Nyingahirwa, Hadijja Nandago, Samalie Nakacwa, Allen Nassazi, Sharon Naddunga, Stella Musubika, Halima Kampi, Asia Nakibuuka.


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