UPL: Boban Salvages Point For Busoga Against Maroons

Tuesday, November 12
*Mbarara City 2-1 Onduparaka
*Busoga United 1-1 Maroons
*Kyetume 0-3 Wakiso Giants
*Proline 2-1 Bright Stars
*Vipers 1-0 URA

Busoga United managed to snatch a point off visitors Maroons in the StarTimes UPL game played on Tuesday at the Mighty Arena in Jinja.

Boban Zirintusa scored from the spot in stoppage time to deny Maroons maximum points. This was the fifth goal for Boban in the league this season.

Steven Mukwala had put Maroons in the lead in the 70th minute, his seventh goal in the ongoing campaign. The forward, on loan from Vipers, is just a goal below leading goalscorer Fahad Bayo (Vipers) who has notched eight.

George Kasonko (right) fights for the ball. Busoga United media

Busoga who move to 17 points, remain winless in their last four games and are yet to win at the Mighty Arena since shifting from Njeru.

Coached by Abbey Bogere Kikomeko, the side ended a three game losing streak and have now collected 17 points.

Maroons, who have now collected 18 points after 12 games, have lost once in their last six.

Busoga United will visit URA in their last game of the first round while Maroons host Wakiso Giants on Friday before before visiting Proline FC.

Maroons XI that started at the Mighty Arena. Busoga United media

Teams Used

*Busoga Utd – Rogers Omedwa, Otwao Abubaker, Kawawulo Isma, Kakeeto Shafiq, Muganga Douglas, Onen Franco, Kasonko Gorge, Bagoole David, Sekulima Paul, Zirintusa Boban, Magumba Musa

*Substitutes – Wagima Benson, Debbo Julius Jr, Mayanja Anthony, Mugulusi Isma, Mugulusi Ibrahim, Batwawula Ashraf, Semakula Kenneth

Head coach – Abbey Bogere Kikomeko

*Maroons FC – Akol Emmanuel, Olega Ceaser, Okello Sylvester, Mpuuga Martin, Bamulanzeki Timothy, Mayanja Davis, Okot Felix, Tusubira Abraham, Mukwala Steven, Obuya Pius, Amaku Fred

*Substitutes – Mutebi Ronald, Amanya Junior, Ogwang Joel, Kapampa Eddie, Kiibi William, Bayiga Patrick, Kabona Edward

Head coach – Douglas Bamweyana



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