UPL: Maroons Overcome Bright Stars In Five Goal Thriller

Saturday, September 14
*Maroons 3-2 Bright Stars
(Luzira Prisons ground)

Maroons FC edged Bright Stars FC in a five goal goal thriller on matchday five of the StarTimes UPL.

Douglas Bamweyana’s charges won 5-2 at Luzira Prisons grounds to extend their winning streak to three games in a row.

Tusubira Abraham, Agau Rashid and Steven Mukwala handed the prison warders maximum points while goals from Augustin Kacancu and Sulaiman Sebbunza proved consolations for the visitors.

Maroons go to nine points after previous wins against Tooro United and Kyetume FC. Bright Stars remain winless from five games.

Maroons players warming up at Luzira. Maroons photo

The hosts took an early lead when Tusubira curled home after collecting from Solomon Walusimbi just five minutes into the game.

Janjali could have brought parity for Bright Stars before halftime but his two attempts with a goal at his mercy went far and wide.

Tusubira, from the freekick, found Agau who doubled the lead for Maroons with a shot in the bottom corner.

Kacancu pulled one back with a sole effort – The midfielder dribbled past three Maroons defenders before scoring past Hannington Ssebwalunyo who had moved off his line.

Sebbunza leveled matters from the spot, shooting into the roof at after Bayiga’s handball inside the forbidden area.

Maroons caught visitors’ backline flatfooted with Mukwala nodding a free header after a build up play that was orchestrated by Tibiita Laban and Tusubira.

The visitors tried to push for an equalizer but Juma Sebaduka right wing cross was pushed out by the goalkeeper.

Tusubira Abraham was named man of the match

Teams Used

Maroons FC.
Sebwalunnyo Hannington, Bwogi Sharp Edgar, Okello Sylvester, Bayiga Patrick, Walusimbi Solomon, Mayanja Davis, Okot Felix, Obuya Pius, Mukwala Steven, Agau Rashid

Bright Stars FC
Tamale Simon, Kaggwa Andrew, Sekitto Samuel, Ngoobi Derrick, Katongole Farouk, Sebbunza Sulaiman, Kacancu Augustin,Kalisa Jamir, Kayanja Brian, Jungu Methodius, Janjali Joseph.

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