Wednesday, October 21
*Kitara FC 1-0 Kiboga Young
Kitara FC have earned a premier League status after recording a 1-0 victory over Kiboga Young in a FUFA Big League playoffs final played at the Technical centre in Njeru.
Brian Mululi Mayanja scored an header in the 55th minute for the only goal of the game in a closely contested affair.
Kitara, coached by Mark Twinamatsiko, joins MYDA and UPDF FC as the three promoted teams in UPL next season.
The Hoima-based side lost their 2018 promotional playoff final against Paidha Black Angels.
This season, the league was ended prematurely due to Covid19 pandemic and Kitara were second in Rwenzori group with 22 points, just a point below automatically promoted UPDF FC.
In their playoffs semifinal, Kitara needed penalties to edge Kataka FC to set up a final with Kiboga Young FC.
This is the second team Twinamatsiko has promoted to top flight after Saints FC.
Kitara FC XI – Jamil Kiyemba, Yasin Mubiru, Patrick Mugume, Musa Docca, Maxwel Owachgiu, Daniel Patrick Ekoyu, Jamil Kisitu Nvule, Benon Mike Baguku, Pius Mbidde, Brian Mululi Mayanja, George Senkaba.
Substitutes – Ivan Akera, Phillip Ssempira, Denis Monday, Peter Lumoro, Samuel Adibo, Vicent Kasoki.
Kiboga Young – Stephen Makumba, Julies Kizito, Godwin Kitagenda, Pascal Irasa, Beimos Opio, Solomon Ewol, Jamaldine Buchochera, Yahaya Luuti, Sula Wambede, Godfrey Otika, Brian Olega.
Substitutes – Luka Okori, Alex Kapyo, Peter Otai, Edmond Wamboka, Ibrahim Gidudu, Cyoef Lubangakene, Akiram Munyoro.