University Football League: MUBS Rally Back to Edge Kyambogo

Tuesday, September 27
*Kyambogo University 1-2 MUBS


MUBS came from a goal down to claim a late 2-1 victory against neighbours Kyambogo University in the first leg quarterfinal match played at Kyambogo.

Late goals from Sharif Ssengendo in the 86th minute and Nazar Benjamin in the 90th guided the Business school in a late drama.

Joram Laker had given Kyambogo a first half lead but the hosts failed to capitalise on a good start.

But there were ugly scenes at the final whistle after a scuffle erupted from Kyambogo fans who protested the result.

A well balanced game at the start saw the early chances of taking the lead fell into MUBS’ way but talisman Sharif Ssengendo missed a couple and his brilliant header was parried away by goalkeeper Abduk Razak.

MUBS goalkeeper James Wegote was called into action for the first time in the 25th minute of the game as he denied Reagan Kunya with a brilliant save.

Joram Laker powerful shit was deflected into the corner by defender Andrew Otyeng and the resulting corner was guided into the back of the net by Joram to give the hosts a lead with just a minute into the break.

The second stanza was all for MUBS to take as they dominated with better interswitch plays from Ssengendo, Benjamin Nazar and Justin Odong to put the hosts on the back foot.

The high pressing game later paid off as Sharif Ssengendo beat his makers to put the ball in the back of the net scoring the equalising goal in the 86th minute.

The panicky Kyambogo defence fumbled with the ball in their own half and were punished by Nazar Benjamin who bagged the winner for the visitors with just a minutes to full time.

A win for MUBS away from home puts them on a better position of progressing to the Semifinals as they will host the return leg at their home ground.

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