By Brian Bariyo Tumuramye
Fort Portal: Jinja based BUL Football Club has maintained the fine form in the Uganda Premier League with their latest 2-1 away win over Tooro United in Fort Portal.
BUL recovered from a goal down in the first half to attain maximum points. Yaffesi Mubiru gave the home side the lead 7 minutes from the half time break, Musa Esenu netted the equalizer two minutes after the hour mark to bring the game level.
On form winger, Robert Mukongotya got the match-winner 7 minutes from the full-time whistle for the much-needed victory, Tooro United had the chance to make amends in the 89th minute but Mubiru fluffed a kick from the penalty mark.
Maximum points for Peter Onen’s BUL ensures that they maintain the top spot with 19 points from 8 matches. BUL is four points better than second-placed Sports Club Villa.
Tooro United suffered their second consecutive home loss, following a 2-0 loss to Kyetume last week, Wasswa Bbosa’s side is now 10th with 10 points from 9 matches played and Mukongotya was named the Pilsner man of the match once again.
Meanwhile, defending champions KCCA halted their bad run of form, winning 4-0 at their Lugogo fortress against visiting Onduparaka.
League will return on Saturday with five matches and Sunday with one match
Saturday, 12th October 2019:
- Vipers Vs Express – St Mary’s Kitende (3 PM)
- Busoga United Vs Police- Mighty Arena, Jinja (4 PM)
- URA Vs Mbarara City – Mandela National Stadium (4 PM)
- Maroons Vs SC Villa – Luzira Prisons Stadium (4 PM)
- Bright Stars Vs Kyetume – Mutesa II Wankulukuku Stadium (4 PM)
Sunday, 13th October 2019:
- Wakiso Giants Vs Proline – Mutesa II Wankulukuku Stadium (4 PM