Recounting All The 12 UPL Goals So Far

Top Scorers;

  1. Darious Ojok – Maroons (2)
  2. Elvis Ngonde – SC Villa OG (1)
  3. Charles Lwanga – SC Villa (1)
  4. Lawrence Tezikya – BUL (1)
  5. Joseph Dhata – NEC (1)
  6. Dennis Omedi – Kitara (1)
  7. Abraham Tusuubira – Maroons (1)
  8. Isaac Doka Mweru – Busoga (1)
  9. Benson Muhindo – Gaddafi (1)
  10. Milton Karisa – Vipers (1)
  11. Salem Ekbad – Vipers (1)

Up to eight teams are yet to score a goal in the UPL this season; Mbarara City, Bright Stars, Arua Hill, UPDF, URA and Wakiso Giants will have to wait for another match-day to try again.

Besides the postponed KCCA game with Express, only one game which was played (UPDF vs URA) produced no single goal as the match ended 0-0.

Otherwise, in each of the six other matches played, there was atleast a goal scored – in total, a dozen of goals scored, by eleven scorers, including one penalty and one own goal.

Ten goals were scored by the visiting teams, as the home sides managed only two. Eight of the eleven goals have been scored in the first half, while only four were scored in the second half.

Maroons (3) have scored the most goals while Wakiso Giants who have let in that exact number on the other hand have conceded the most.

Reigning FUFA Big League top scorer Dennis Omedi scored first goal of the 2923/24 UPL season, marking Kitara FC’s first since returning to the top flight.

Isaac Doka Mweru’s solitary goal that granted Busoga United their first three points of the season came in the fifteenth minute.

Darious Ojok is the current top scorer with two goals, having scored twice in Maroons’ 3-0 win against Wakiso Giants.

Ojok also currently holds the record for scoring the fastest goal this season, as he scored his first of the day’s two within only the second minute on the clock.

Against Kitara, Elvis Ngonde poked the ball into the back of his own net in last seconds of stoppage time following a deranging dribble from Kitara’s Living Kabon. At 90 + 4′, that stands as the latest goal to be scored so far.

Vipers’ Milton Karisa and Salem Ekbad each have a goal to their name as they scored against Gaddafi in the 27th and 42 minutes of the first half respectively.

Benson Muhindo has recorded the first penalty goal scored this season, he converted from the spot in the 55th minute again the Venoms, but it was only enough for a consolation.

Lawrence Tezikya, Joseph Dhata and Abraham Tusuubira have all scored a goal so far in the 25th, 51st and 79th minutes respectively.



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