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UPL: Viane Ssekajugo Strikes Late To Relegate Ndejje University

Thursday, May 2
Ndejje University 0-1 Onduparaka FC
(Arena of Visions)

Ndejje University are officially relegated after falling 1-0 to Onduparaka FC in a rescheduled league game played on Thursday at Arena of Visions stadium in Bombo, Luwero.

Viane Ssekajugo was the difference – The striker was at the end of Hassan Mohammed’s freekick to bundle home late in the the 87th minute.

The fixture was supposed to be played on Wednesday but was forced to be postponed to the following day after a heavy down pour.

Action in Bombo. Onduparaka FC photo

The loss ends Ndejje’s stay in the league after a one year stay, putting an end to Villa’s relegation woes in the process.

Ndejje joins Paidha Black Angels and Nyamityobora who had earned their relegation tickets earlier. The three teams were promoted last season.

With a game to spare, Ndejje are 14th on the 16 team log with 26 points. The side has won six games coming against Nyamityobora, Vipers, Tooro United, Maroons (A), Paidha and Mbarara City.

The side scored 23 goals and conceded 41 goals in woeful season in top flight.

The calm before the storm

The victory sends Onduparaka to fifth place and the table with 44 games – This was the team’s 12 win after 29 games.

Ndejje will play Kirinya Jinja SS while Onduparaka will face Express in Arua on the last day of the season.

Teams Used:

Ndejje University XI:
Wokorach Jeans, Akena Stephen, Semakula Hamim, Kabona Edward, Othieno Joseph, Dumba Paul, Wasswa Emmanuel, Asaba Richardson, Ntege Anwar, Eseru Robert, Francis Onekalit

Onduparaka FC
Richard Anyama, Denis Okot, Rashid Okocha, Hassan Muhamad, Ayiko Richard, Faizul Ibrahim, Wahab Gadafi, Solomon Okwalinga, Ezra Bida, Samson Ceasar Okhuti, Viane Ssekajugo

Officials
Centre: Shamirah Nabadda
1st asst: Kakoza Emmy
2nd asst: Gilbert Ngyendo
4th off: Kalibala Johnbosco

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