celebrations from the Busoga United FC fans that thronged FUFA Technical Centre
after the final whistle following the team’s emphatic victory against their
nemesis BUL FC.
A spirited performance
in the second half saw Busoga United FC score three goals and claim bragging
rights of the fierce derby for the first time.
Zirintusa converted from the spot, Joel Madondo scored a cracker while youngster
put the last nail in BUL’s confirm with the third goal in stoppage time as
Busoga United cruised to their second win this season.
the first loss for Peter Onen’s charges this season having garnered maximum
points in their opening two games against Express FC and Police FC.
Bul FC were
dominant in possession especially in the first half but lacked the cutting edge
to put away the half chances created.
Ojok, James Otim and Hamisi Tibita who formed BUL FC attack did not look sharp
at all despite Charles Ssempa, Godfrey Akol and Charles Ssebutinde dominating
The first real chance of the game came in the 24th minute when Madondo flashed defender Walter Ochora to the ground but Dennis Okot made a timely interception to deny the striker.
minutes to the mandatory break, goalkeeper Ali Kimera made a fine save to deny
James Otim who attempted to round him off.
SC Villa shot stopper yet again denied Otim in the second half with the latter’s
ferocious strike hitting him straight into the chest.
At the start
of the second stanza, BUL FC introduced Musa Esenu for Tibita who was quite
throughout the game.
other hand, the visitors brought on Tezikya, Ibrahim Mugulusi and Hakim Magobe
for Musa Magumba, Ivan Wani and Madondo in that order.
United FC were awarded a penalty in the 72nd minute when defender
Walter Ochora brought down Wani in the area and referee William Oloya did not
hesitate to point to the spot.
Zirintusa converted from the resultant penalty sending BUL FC goalkeeper Abdul
Kimera the wrong way.
minutes on the clock, Madondo scored arguably the best goal of the season with
his strike going into the top right corner of the goal.
from Douglas Muganga from the right wing was cleared by BUL FC defenders but
instead landed into Madondo’s path who chested the ball down before sending a
thunderous strike that went into the back of the net.
stoppage time, Tezikya, a student at Jinja SS put the icing on the cake with a
superb finish connecting well to a Zirintusa lay to tap home.
BUL FC Starting XI: Abdul
Kimera, Dennis Okot, Richard Matovu, Walter Ochora, Jimmy Kuluba, Godfrey Akol,
James Otim, Charles Ssebutinde, Deogratious Ojok, Charles Ssempa, Hamis Tibita
Busoga United Starting XI: Ali Kimera, Douglas Muganga, Isma Kawawulo, Shafik Kakeeto, Isaac Isinde, George Kasonko, Nelson Mandela, Musa Magumba, Joel Madondo, Boban Zirintusa, Ivan Wani