Obuya Stars As Maroons Wallop Terrazo and Tiles To Storm Last 16

Uganda Cup Round of 32
Friday, April 9th
Maroons 6-0 Terrazo and Tiles (Agg: 7-1)

Maroons FC playmaker Pius Obuya put up a man-of-the-match performance as Maroons ejected Terrazzo and Tiles to reach round 16 of the Uganda cup.

The midfielder-cum-forward was involved in 4 of the 6goals maroons scored in the 6-0 victory at Luzira.

A goal each by Derrick Mudali, Emmanuel Olinga, Obuya, Abraham Tusuubira, Fred Amaku and an own goal from Martin Ndugga ensured Maroons took the honours on the day. 6

Hosts Maroons showed early intentions to score but Obuya’s header off Godwin Kitagenda’s cross went wide .

Eleven minutes off the clock, rare face in the starting eleven, Mudali got his name on the score-sheet off a Godwin Kitagenda asisst to put Maroons ahead.

Maroons were forced into an early substitution after defender Godwin Kitagenda was stretched off injured and replaced with Isma Kawawulo.

Maroons increased their lead on 31 minutes when Olinga scored from the penalty mark after Terrazo captain Francis Mabikke held the ball inside the area.

With just four minutes into the second half Obuya scored from inside the box thanks to put the game beyond the hapless Terrazo.

Midway the second period, it was four. This time Obuya setting up Tusubira to tap-in from close range.

Martin Ndugga put through his own net at the hour mark after connecting with Obua’s attempted cross.

Substitute Amaku put icing on the cake in the 76th minute after Obuya beat Terrazo defense and set the ball up for him.

Both teams played out a one all draw in the first leg which was played earlier this week. Maroons advance to the round of 16 on a 7-1 aggregate.

They now shift attention to the FUFA Big League as Maroons plays away to Calvary on Thursday while Terrazo and Tiles takes a long trip to face Tooro United in Fortportal.

Team Starters

Maroons FC

Eric Dhaira (GK), Shammary Ramadhan, Godwin Kitagenda, Maxwell Okello, Joel Ogwang, David Ndihabwe, Abraham Tusuubira, Pius Obuya, Derrick Mudali, Musa Ssali, Emmanuel Olinga

Terrazo and Tiles

Peter Otine(GK), Ambrose Alinda, Joseph Sande, Francis Mabikke, Emmanuel Balyejusa, Andrew Baale, Martin Ndugga, Kemiisi Ruthumia, Emmanuel Obitule, Masereka Xavi, Epaku Brian

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