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Uganda Premier League: KCCA in remarkable comeback win, Kitara stunned by Busoga United

Uganda Premier League Match Day 14 | Results
SC Villa 3-0 UPDF
Busoga United 2-1 Kitara
Mbarara City 2-1 Wakiso Giants
Bright Stars 1-0 Maroons
KCCA 3- 2 URA

KCCA FC orchestrated a stunning second-half turnaround to clinch a 3-2 victory over URA FC, turning the tide after trailing at halftime.

Norman Namanya’s early goal gave URA the lead, but the Kasasiro boys displayed resilience with goals from Herbert Achayi and an own goal, followed by Shaban Muhammad’s decisive strike.

The first half saw URA, putting them in the lead. However, the Kasasiro boys mounted a comeback with goals from Herbert Achayi and an own goal from URA skipper Vianey Ssekajugo despite restoring his side’s lead earlier on in the second half.

Shaban Muhammad sealed the victory with a stunner at the 71st minute to seal the three for Abdallah Mubiru’s side as they continue to rebuild following a poor start to the campaign.

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The win extends KCCA’s winning streak to four games, catapulting them to 8th place in the league standings with 19 points.

Other results

In other notable outcomes, SC Villa dominated UPDF FC with a resounding 3-0 victory, featuring Paul Kakande’s brace from the penalty spot.

Mbarara City FC secured a hard-fought 2-1 win against Wakiso Giants, thanks to goals from Joseph Akandwanaho and Tom Ssemuwemba, while Henry Kitegenyi found the net for Wakiso Giants.

Bright Stars claimed a narrow 1-0 victory over Maroons FC, courtesy of Alou Kokas’s decisive goal, while Busoga United FC emerged triumphant with a 2-1 win over Kitara FC, adding to the day’s excitement in the Ugandan football league.

Uganda Premier League Table Standings

As the StarTimes Uganda Premier League heads into Match-Day 14, day two, Bul FC asserts its dominance at the top of the table with 32 points. Kitara FC closely follow in second with 26 points, while Sports Club Villa and Maroons FC, are both tied in third at 25 points.

Current standings after Matchday 14

  1. Bul FC 32pts
  2. Kitara FC 26pts
  3. Sports Club Villa 25pts
  4. Maroons FC 25pts
  5. Vipers SC 24pts
  6. NEC FC 21pts
  7. URA FC 20pts
  8. Express FC 19pts
  9. KCCA FC 19pts
  10. Soltilo Brights Stars FC 18pts
  11. Mbarara City Football Club 16
  12. Busoga FC 15pts
  13. Wakiso Giants FC 13pts
  14. Gaddafi FC 13pts
  15. UPDF FC Uganda 09pts
  16. Arua Hills SC 5pts

The current standings also highlight the competitive nature of the league, with Vipers SC, NEC FC, and URA FC closely vying for favorable positions in the top half.

Express FC, KCCA FC, and Soltilo Bright Stars FC find themselves in a tight race for mid-table supremacy, all securing 19 points each.

Mbarara City Football Club, Busoga FC, and Wakiso Giants FC aim to climb the ranks, while Gaddafi FC and UPDF FC look to improve their standing.

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At the bottom, Arua Hills SC faces an uphill battle with 5 points. The league’s dynamism continues to captivate fans, promising more thrilling encounters and potential shifts in the standings as the season progresses.

Action in Uganda Premier League resumes on Wednesday, January 3rd with Gaddafi FC up against leaders Bul FC at 4:00 pm, promising an exciting clash on the pitch.



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