Sunday, August 18
*Admin FC 1-0 Express FC
Uganda Premier League side Express FC lost their friendly game against lower league side Admin FC.
Captain Joseph Owino scored the only goal in the 6th minute to give the hosts a historical win in a game played at Paye Stadium, Tororo.
George Ssemwogerere’s team was filled with almost new faces with Muwanga Mathias, Sadik Sekyembe and Kyamera Tony were among the players who were with the team last season.
It should be noted that Admin FC changed name from Galaxy FC. The side plays in Eastern Regional League – Bukedi group.
The Red Eagles who have won six league titles, will begin their campaign with an away fixture against BUL FC at Njeru on Friday, August 30. They will face Bright Stars at Betway Muteesa II Stadium on September 3rd.
Admin FC beat MYFO 6-0 and Bunyole West 9-0 and drew goalless with URA FC and BUL FC.
Wafula Patrick, Obbo Vitus, Galubuzi Bob, Otim Sizo, Owino Joseph (c), Kansime Sam, Okoth Aaron,Kirunda Allan, Othieno Raymond, Kisuja Issac, Pengere Ibrahim
Ochola Paddy, Babu Iddi, Calvin NATO, Marko Basey, Osamai Matugo, Ojambo Emanuel, Were Godfrey, Onyango Godwin
Express Starting 11
Muwanga Mathias, Mutebi Peter, Sekyembe Sadik, Batenga Hamis, Kibande Cyrus, Kigonya Lawrence, Afema Shafic, Musoke Joshua, Ssenyondo Frank,Kaaye Edris, Valesi Zanga
Kyamela Tony, Adeya Joshua, YIGA Muhammad, Emmanuel Bafo, Nsubuga Hamdan, Kakeeto David, Nkasa Frank, Doka Issac, Sentambule Joshua, Serukway Denis.
About Admin FC:
Admin is a village club based in Paya, Tororo District started in 2013 at Bujagali Dam Construction site by Engineer Henry Owori Eridadi as the Club president.
The team played it’s competitive game in Makolas Christmas tournament and finished 2nd to Simba Football Club.
In 2017, club president bought Galaxy Football Club from Mbale in the Regional League and the featured in the league as Galaxy Admin Football club.
In that season Galaxy Admin finished 3rd behind Myda FC and CRO FC.
In 2018/19 Eastern Region league, Admin Football Club successfully changed the name and in the Region the team finished 2nd just five points behind Myda.
2018/19 Admin reached round of 32 in the Stanbic Uganda Cup.
They knocked out Doves All Stars in round of 64 and their journey was ended by Nebbi Central at round of 32 in Nebbi district.
In the ongoing transfer window, Admin FC has notably signed Pegere Ibrahim from Nyamityobora. They have lost Gwoto Fredson and Doka Isaac Mweru who have joined BUL and Express FC respectively.