Saturday, January 30th
*Uganda Hippos 1-1 URA FC
Uganda Hippos scored a late minute equaliser to deny URA FC a win in a practice match played at the MTN Omondi stadium.
URA FC led at halftime through Steven Desse Mukwala.
Hippos Scored a late minute equalizer through Derrick kakooza.
After trailing by a goal, Hippos head coach Morley Byekwaso made overhaul changes at the break.
Steven Mukwala had his efforts earlier denied before he rose high to head in an Ashraf madela cross.
Hippos had numerous attacks but Kyebatala’s freekick was kept away by Hannington Ssebwalunyo before Richard Basangwa’s strike was deflected by Hudu Mulikyi.
Hippos had their Equalizer through Derrick Kakooza’s header off a Isma Mugulusi corner
URA FC’s late attempt on goal saw Brian Nkuubi strike denied by keeper Jack komakech.
Morley Byekwaso’s side, preparing for AFCON U20 Championship next month, will face Vipers on Sunday before heading to Tanzania for a mini tournament.
Uganda Hippos XI (First half)-Delton Oyo (Gk), Begisa James, Robert Kitabalwa, Richard Bbosa, Kenneth Ssemakula, Ivan Eyam, Joseph Kizza Bukenya, Steven Sserwadda, Reymond Onyai, Andrew Kawooya, Ivan Asaba
URA FC: Hannington Ssebwalunyo (Gk), Ashraf Mandela, Arafat Galiwango, Farouk Katongole, Ivan Sserubiri, Hassan Kalega, Ssali, Brian Nkuubi, Steven Mukwala, Mikdad Ssenyonga, Brian Majwega
Uganda Hippos XI (second half) – Jack Komakech, Gavin Kizito, Musa Ramathan, Simon Baligeya, Joseph Kafumbe, Faisal Wabyoona, Yiga Najib, Isma Mugulusi, Richard Basangwa, Derrick Kakooza, Ivan Bogere