Big League: Arua Hill Overcome Calvary In West Nile Derby

FUFA Big League

Sunday, April 18
*Paidha Black Angels 0-1 Gaddafi
*Blacks Power 0-1 Kataka
*Maroons 0-1 Mbale Heroes
*Arua Hill 1-0 Calvary
*Tooro United 3-1 Ndejje University
*Kigezi Homeboyz 2-1 Nyamityobora
*Water – Terrazo & Tiles

Allan Mugalu’s goal was the difference as Arua Hill side won the first West Nile derby of the 2020/21 Big League season against Calvary FC at the Barifa ground.

Calvary came into this game in high spirit after beating promotion hopefuls Maroons 2-1 at the Greenlight Stadium on Saturday while Arua Hill drew 1-1 away to Mbale Heroes.

Arua Hill started on high as Mike Kawooya  shot at goal from a dead ball but goalkeeper Angufindru Norman saved it. 

Matovu Richard’s corner kick into the area was wasted by Paddy Muhumuza as he hit the side net from a good position.

Nothing separated the two teams at half time as it remained goalless.

In the 51st minutes, Allan Mugalu broke the deadlock to give Arua Hill the lead.

Allan Mugalu had the opportunity to double the lead in the 68th minutes, but his strike went off target.

Despite late pressure from the visitors, Arua Hill held on to register victory.

What next for both sides

Arua Hill SC will host Gaddafi FC at the Barifa ground on Thursday 22nd April

Calvary FC will welcome Paidha Black Angels in another Westnile derby at the Greenlight Stadium on Thursday 22nd April.

Arua Hill SC Starting IX

Richard Anyama, Aggrey Kirya, Matovu Richard, Mike Kawooya, Rashid Kawawa, Ajobe Rashid, Samari Ajobe, Paddy Muhumuza, Mutebi Eric, Ceaser Okhuti,  Allan Mugalu.

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