UPL: Mwemezi, Bayo Braces Spur Runaway Leaders Vipers

Tuesday, January 14
*SC Villa 0-1 Busoga
*Bright Stars 2-1 KCCA FC
*Onduparaka FC 1-1 Maroons
*Proline 2-4 Vipers

Vipers SC battled back to beat Proline 4-2 on match-day 17 of the StarTimes UPL at Lugogo.

A double each from Fahad Bayo and Denis Mwemezi gave the Venoms maximum points in a six-goal encounter.

Hamis Diego Kizza and left winger Hakim Kiwanuka scored one each but the efforts proved fruitless.

Karim Watambala preparing to take a corner. Vipers media

The Venoms extend their lead atop with 42 points, seven above second-placed KCCA FC who lost 2-1 to Bright Stars in Kavumba.

Proline who came into the game on the back of a win off Maroons at Luzira, remain on 12 points.

Bayo who scored the lone goal in the reverse fixture, has taken his tally to 11 league goals while Mwemezi also scored against Proline in the Super Eight Cup.

Edward Golola’s side have won three in a row since falling 1-0 away to KCCA and will now face bitter rivals SC Villa on January 17 at Kitende before a Uganda Cup game against neighbours Kajjansi United.

Player of the match – Denis Mwemezi.

Proline visit Express at Kavumba Recreation Centre and have a daunting task in Uganda Cup where they will start their title defense against Katwe United.

Teams Used:

Proline FC

Hassan Matovu (GK), Ibrahim Ssendi, Joseph Mandela, Ibrahim Wamannah, Richard Ajuna, Bright Anukani, Diego Kizza, Yusuf Mukisa, Anorld Sserunjogi, Hakim Kiwanuka, James Begesa.

Vipers SC

Derrick Ochan (GK), Paul Willa, Aziz Kayondo, Geoffrey Wasswa, Halid Lwaliwa, Siraji Ssentamu, Rahmat Ssenfuka, Karim Watambala, Denis Mwemwezi, Paul Mucureezi, Fahad Bayo

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