Champs Vipers hold KCC to a 2-2 draw


Champions Vipers’ unbeaten home record continued as they came from two goals down to pick a point off KCC FC in a 2-2 draw of the Azam Uganda Premier League.

KCCA’s goals were scored by Hakim Senkumba and Tom Masiko (Penalty) while Vipers had Erisa Sekisambu and Faruku Miya’s penalty) on the score sheet.

Vipers used the four players whose licenses had been withdrawn provisionally for turning down a national team call up when Uganda Cranes traveled to Masindi to play a select side from Kitara Region on Saturday during the National team’s regional tours.

Ismail Watenga was an used substitute while Alitho James, Keziron Kizito and Deus Bukenya  started the match.

They were cleared to play after Vipers lodged in a request to be heard by the Disciplinary Committee seeking the interim relief lifting the provisional withdrawal of the players’ licenses.

‘This matter is classified as urgent and the Secretary FUFA Disciplinary Committee  is here by directed to fix this mater for a full hearing and notify all parties involved’ said Denis Sembuya FUFA Disciplinary Committee Vice Chairman.

Elsewhere, Lweza F.C secured their first season victory with a 1-0 away win over Jinja side, Sadolin Paints at the Bugembe Stadium.

Former Uganda Cranes striker, Geofrey Sserunkuma had the goal in a game where the home side finished with ten men when Edgar Luzige was red carded for un-sporting behaviour.

At Nelson Mandela National stadium, Robert Allan Male scored the only goal for visitors, Bright Stars F.C in their 1-0 victory at the hands of The Saints F.C. It was the first win ever for Bright stars FC at Namboole stadium.

A similar result was recorded at Kavumba recreational stadium when visiting team, Sports Club Victoria University overcame Soana football club 1-0.

Farouk Kawooya scored the goal in Kavumba .

The rest of the games ended in goal-less draws.

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