Football

Super Eight: Tooro United Beat Proline FC To Finish Seventh

Sunday, August 18
*Proline FC 0-1 Tooro United
(StarTimes Stadium, Lugogo)

Tooro United beat Proline FC 1-0 to finish seventh in the 2019 FUFA Pilsner Super Eight placement game played StarTimes Stadium in Lugogo.

Godfrey Lwesibawa’s goal proved the difference as the UPL sides battled on a cool Sunday.

The former SC Villa forward slotted home after Proline FC goalkeeper Hassan Matovu spilled an initial shot from Ibrahim Kayiwa.

Lwesibawa, before scoring in the 24th minute, had come close to opening the score – He had his long range effort easily saved and also hit the woodwork.

Proline FC’s best chances on goal came in the first half, with James Begese having his free-kick kept out by Michael Nantama while Andrew Okiring was also denied.

Proline FC lost keeper Hassan Matovu to injury and he was replaced by Shatif Magoola.

Tooro United bags home Sh4M while Proline FC who finish eighth take home Sh3M. Tooro lost their quarter final game to Onduparaka FC before falling again to Wakiso Giants in the first classification. Proline FC lost in the quarters to Vipers before being beaten by URA FC in the classification.

This, was the first game for Proline FC since the departure of Coach Shafic Bisaso. The side was under the tutelage of Baker Mbowa.

Teams Used

Proline FC
Matovu Hassan, James Begesa, Richard Ajuma, Ibrahim Ssendi, Yusuf Mukisa, Sam Kintu, Ibrahim Wamanah, Noordin Bunjo, Hakim Kiwanuka, Andrew Okiring, Hamis Kiiza.

Tooro United
Michael Nantama, Arthur Kiggundu, Steven Luswata, Ibrahim Kayiwa, Mike Kawooya, Godfrey Lwesibawa, Issa Lumu, John Byamukama, Charles Musiige, Denis Mugerwa, Steven Omvia.

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