Wednesday, February 17
*Express 1-1 KCC FC
*Myda 2-3 URA SC
*Wakiso Giants 2-2 Villa
Cromwell Rwothomio grabbed an hat-trick as URA overcame MYDA FC at the King George Memorial Stadium in Tororo.
Cromwell had missed the first opening games for the Tax Collectors and he marked this was his first game of the season.
He put the visitors in the lead in the 20th and later added on the 23rd before completing his hat-trick with six minutes to spare.
URA had suffered a 1-0 home loss in their last game against Express, just like MYDA who lost to Villa by a similar score line in Bombo.
Cromwell opened up the scoring in the 20th minute with a header off a perfect corner from skipper Shafic Kagimu.
Three minutes later, he doubled the lead in similar fashion, with another Kagimu assist.
At the start of the second stanza, the visitors pulled one back in the 54th minute after Norman Ojik picked up a second ball from goal keeper Nafian Alionzi.
The visitors had more of the ball with Mukwala, cromwell and Ojera linking up well up-front.
Rwothomio later sealed his hat-trick in the 80th minute when he was teed up by Steven Mukwala.
In added time, the hosts scored the second through Striker Ibrahim Nsimbe from the spot but it proved late to grab an equaliser.
URA move to third position on the log with 14 points from seven games.
MYDA remain second from the bottom with just a point from their opening 7 games.
What Next – URA will take on Wakiso Giants at home in bombo while MYDA will take a trip to Lugogo to face KCCA FC at the Startimes stadium.
MYDA FC XI – Osikol Isaac (GK), Okot Fred, Muledhu Faisal, Basoga Derrick, Musamali Paul, Babyesiza Solomon, Etojo Amos, Mutebi Eric, Kibande Paul, Nsimbe Ibra, Mpata Rashid
URA FC XI – Alionzi Nafian, Ashraf Mandela, Patrick Mbowa, Arafat Galiwango, Benjamin Nyakoojo, Hudu Mulikyi, Brian Nkuubi, Shafic Kagimu, Joachim Ojera, Cromwell Rwothomio, Steven Mukwala