Tuesday, December 4

•Tooro United 0-2 Express – Buhinga
•Arua Hill 1-0 Vipers – Barifa
•Gaddafi 1-1 URA – Gaddafi Arena
•UPDF 0-1 Police – Bombo
•Wakiso Giants 4-3 BUL – Wakissha
•Bright Stars 1-0 SC Villa – Kavumba


Marvin Joseph Youngman was the hero for Bright Stars as they register their only second win of the season following a 1-0 win against SC Villa at Kavumba recreation Centre on Tuesday.

Youngman, man of the match, scored in the 55th minute with a tap in off Nelson Ssenkatuuka’s well laid minus to give the host a well deserved lead.

It was an open display from both sides but the hosts looked more angrier which proved no surprise when they went on to close the contest with a deserving win .

The hosts dominated the proceedings straight away with both Ssenkantuka and Youngman’s attacking combination becoming a problem to Villas back line making goalkeeper Meddie Kibirige the busiest player of the first 15 opening minutes following his tremendous saves which even included Ssenkatukas dangerous free kick.

The visitors responded with Salim Abdallah’s freekick which Isaac Ongwang heading over the bar, before Gavin Kizito wasting a great scoring opportunity following his awful cross off Amir Kakomo’s effort to deny vistors the lead as the first 45 ended goalless.

In the second half, the Visitors took charge of the early minutes, which saw Tamale palming away Ogwang’s 49th minute powerful shot into a corner before kizito’s 52nd minute header off Mutyaba’s freekick was denied by the framework to let hosts live another day.

After missing a lot of chances in the first half, this time in 55th minute, Marvin Youngman made it count for the hosts, as he netted with a tap-in and the only goal of the match from well laid Ssenkatuuka assist to win the much need 3 points for his side.

The hosts never backed down as they continued asking villa question, perusing for a double with threatening attacks from Ssenkatuuka , Marvin and Omony but visitors could not afford to concede again.

Villa tried all efforts possible in quest for the an equalizer, utilizing all the substitution opportunity but all in vain as the hosts continued to show resilience which ended with Tamale’s great save when he punched away an intimidating corner kick.

The results saw hosts reduce the gap to green zone to 4 point though they are still stuck in red drop in 14th position with 10 points from 13 games while visitors are in 11th with 15 points from 13 games.

In their next fixtures, Bright Stars will make a trip to Wankulukuku to play Express FC on Friday 7th January while Sc Villa will welcome UPDF on Saturday 8th.


Team Lineups

Soltilo Bright Stars FC – Simon Tamale, Andrew Kaggwa, Simon Ssemayange, Allan Katwe, Derrick Ngobi, Fiat CLEOPHUS, Augustine Kacancu, Marvin Youngman, Nelson Senkatuuka, Alfred onek.

SC Villa
Kibiriige Meddie ,Kizito Gavin,Kafumbe Joseph, Gift Fred, Ssemakula Kenneth, Kakomo Amir, Kabonge Nicholas, Mutyaba Travis, Maseruka Saddam, Abdallah Salim, Ogwang Isaac.


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