Uganda Police Football Club has suffered its seventh loss of the league. On Friday they were defeated by KCCA FC 3-1 at the MTN Omondi stadium in Lugogo
The defeat leaves Police FC with just three points from ten games played so far.
Police FC started the game with good intensity and managed to score the leading goal in just five minutes of gameplay through Juma Balinya with a penalty after a foul on Tonny Mawejje.
Police FC however lost control of the game which gave KCCA FC a chance to earn an equalizer through Davies Kasirye in the 17th minute.
The hosts continued pushing for a second goal with threats from Charles Lwanga and Davies Kasirye and eventually got it through Charles Lwanga who scored in the 25th minute with a rebound off Majwega’s shot.
In the second half, Charles Lwanga missed a clear-cut chance before KCCA FC got the third goal through Rogers Mato.
The victory extends KCCA’s lead on the table to 26 points while Police continues to battle the relegation, sitting at the bottom of the table. They are yet to register a single victory.
Morley Byekwaso, KCCA FC Head coach thanked his players for the spirited fight, adding that his side started the game without seven of its key players.
In other games played Arua Hill held Bright stars goalless, while BUL FC defeated Tooro United 3-1.
In Jinja, Gaddafi football club defeated SC Villa 2-1 at the Jinja city’s based Gaddafi arena on Friday. SC Villa earned an early first-half lead through Gaddafi’s own goal scored by Umaru Kyeyune in the 10th minute.
Gaddafi’s two goals were scored by Hassan Musana and Jamal Buchochera in the first and second half of the game respectively. The game was balanced with each of the teams exhibiting a 50% ball possession throughout the game.
Villa, however, suffered a setback after their attacking midfielder, Amir Kakomo was sent off for a foul on Gaddafi’s midfielder, Yunus Sibira, in the second half of the game.
Gaddafi’s head coach, Peter Onen says that his players have exhibited a high momentum of ball display throughout the playing time, which earned them today’s win.
Onen adds that each of the individual players on their squad has strived to display unique footballing capabilities, which is boosting their club’s performance in the league.
Villa Assistant Coach, Jackson Magera blamed their loss on poor match officiating.