Tuesday 12th April
URA 0-3 Vipers
Busoga United 0-2 UPDF
Mbarara City 3-0 Police
UPDF FC picked a crucial 2-0 away win against Busoga United in a league game played at Kakindu.
Midfielders Adriko Rogers and Ibrahim Wammanah scored for UPDF against Busoga United.
The Army side have completed a double over Busoga United after a 2-1 win in the first round at the Bombo Military Barracks Ground.
The win is a very huge boost for UPDF as they cool relegation pressure but for Busoga it’s a big blow in their attempt to remain in the league.
Busoga United could have taken an early lead but Shaka attempt was off target after a short freekick from Ngonde to Mwere.
Ahimbisibwe forced Ssekandi into a save from a counter attack after getting past Basoga Derrick.
Ntege had a sight at goal but his effort went over the bar as the hosts pressed for the opener.
Basoga Derrick made a quick reaction to head Mudde cross away from Ahimbisibwe before the UPDF Top scorer was once again denied by Ssekandi.
Nothing could separate the two sides as they went into the break.
Laban scored for the hosts at the start of second half but the goal was ruled out for offside.
Wagoina missed one on one opportunity with the Goalkeeper that could have given the hosts the lead.
In the hour mark, UPDF took the lead from the counter attack through Adriko Rogers with a thunderbolt to score his first goal for the club after the hosts missed a brilliant chance.
Ibrahim Wammanah doubled UPDF’s lead in the 89th minute to seal the win after being assisted by Kigozi Ambrose.
Busoga United sits 11th on the log with 26 points after 25 matches while UPDF moves to 8th with 30 points after 25 matches.
Busoga United next game is an away trip to Arua Hill at Barifa Ground on Tuesday 19th while UPDF host Tooro United at the Bombo Military Barracks Ground on the same day.
How they started
Busoga XI: Ssekandi Andrew (GK), Ngalo Fredrick, Mwere Nicholas, Bithum Douglas, Basoga Derrick, Akol Godfrey, Shaka Ssozi, Tibita Laban, Anwar Ntege, Ngonde Elvis, Paul Ssekulime.
SUB: Micheal Nantamu (GK), Opaala Edrine Mukisa, Wagoina Isaac, Kasamba Ronald, Mayanja Anthony, Kintu Hassan, Mulanda Sunday.
UPDF XI: Wasswa Yusuf (GK), James Begesa, Oyirwoth Daglas, Aggrey Kiirya, Musa Mudde, Okello Donato, Adriko Rogers, Ibrahim Wammanah, Omunuk Robert, Yiga Frank, Ivan Ahimbisibwe.
SUBS: Brian Bwete (GK), Ssekitoleko Denis, Taban Philip, Dongo Mustafa, Sabiri Yasin, Kigozi Ambrose, Jacob Okao.