Police thrash Calvary To Take Uganda Cup First Leg Advantage

Monday, April 5th
Police FC 5-0 Calvary FC

Uganda premier league side Police FC beat Big league side Calvary FC 5-0 in the Uganda Cup round of 32 at the Omondi Stadium

Goals from Johnson Odongo, Brian Mululi, Frank Tumwesigye, Hassan Mahmood and Ben Ocen ensured a first leg advantage for the Abdallah Mubiru side.

Police FC had two changes from their last league game against Kyetume with Henry Katongole and Brian Mululi back in the starting eleven

Odongo scored from a penalty inside 11minutes of play after Ahmed Ramathan handball to put Police on their way.

Three minutes later forward Mululi doubled the hosts lead curling in from just outside the box thanks to a Tunwesigye lay-off.

Defender Ahmed Ramathan had his header head inches wide off Militon Afema corner as Calvary pushed for a way back into the contest.

Odongo had his strike denied by the woodwork in a quest for the host’s third.

With 11 minutes after the break, Tumwesigye scored the third for Police from another penalty after Dancun Sseninde was fouled inside the area.

A few minutes after his introduction, Ocen got his name on the score-sheet off a lose ball from Calvary goalkeeper Nadhir Muhammad who had spilled Derrick Kakooza’s initial effort.

On 78 minutes Mohamood put the icing on the cake rifling in from inside the box off a Derrick Kakooza assist.

Julius Malingumu could have scored a consolation for Calvary but his goal bound effort was pushed away by Tom Ikarah.

The two sides face off again in the second leg on Friday.

Team Starters

Police FC

Derrick Ochan (GK), Dennis Rukuundo, Henry Katongole, Hassan Mahmood, Eric Ssenjobe, Tonny Kiwalazi, Frank Tumwesigye, Johnson Odongo, Yusuf Ssozi, Dancun Sseninde, Brian Mayanja Mululi

Calvary FC

Nadhir Muhammad(GK), Emmanuel Adriko, Militon Afema, Rahman Feni,Ahmed Ramathan, Sabir Andama,Abel Ayiko, Junior Andama, Julius Andama, Farouk Osama, Khassim Talib

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