FUFA Women Super League: Uganda Martyrs stun Kampala Queens #Uganda

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    Martyrs HS 2-1 Kampala Queens

Uganda
Martyrs High School put up a brilliant performance to overcome Kampala Queens
in the FUFA Women Super League game played in Lubaga on Saturday.

Despite the
odds being against them before the game, the school side put up a surprising display
to secure a 2-1 win.

Brenda Munyana and Latifa Nakasi scored for the Kiddawalame side while Kampala Queens got the consolation through skipper Fauzia Najjemba.

Uganda Martyrs head coach Rogers Nkugwa made three changes from the team that lost against Kawempe Muslim with Esther Naluyimba, Spencer Nakachwa and

Right from
the set, the home side were the better side and got the better chances while
Kampala Queens who missed the services of head coach Faridah Bulega.

Bulega is
currently with the Crested Cranes in camp at FUFA Technical Centre.

Uganda
Martyrs got the first chance of the game in the 3rd minute with
Nakasi laying up a low cross but there was no teammate to connect home.

Four
minutes later, Munyana opened the scores when Kampala Queens defence failed to
clear the ball away from danger and the forward did no mistake to slot home.

Kampala Queens defence was awful on the day and were caught flat-footed on a number of occasions. However, the home side was equally wasteful.

There was a
bit of improvement for Kampala Queens after recess and Lilian Mutuuzo tested
goalkeeper Daphine Munyana but she was equal to the effort.

In the 54th
minute, Mutuuzo was brought down inside the area by Patience Nabuloobi and the
referee pointed to the centre.

Najjemba
stepped up and converted the resultant penalty to take her goal tally to three this
season.

Kampala
Queens became rampant and Najjemba almost got the second a minute later but her
headed effort sailed a few inches wide.

Either side
made changes with Kampala Queens bringing on Meble Kusasira, Fatuma Nakasumba
and Mwajjuma Nabukwasi for Kautharah Naluyima, Dorcus Nabuufu and Judith Sanyu
in that order.

On the
other hand, Uganda Martyrs brought on Rashida Nankya, Spencer Nakachwa, Sarah
Bikirize and Mary Kemigisha for Munyana, Catherine Nagadya and Patience
Nabuloobi and Prossy Nalwoga

Nakasi
scored the winning goal in the 70th minute and defended resiliently
to take all three points.

In the
other games played Kawempe Muslim outwitted Muteesa I Royal University 4-0 with
goals coming from Juliet Nalukenge, Anita Namata, Shamira Nalugya and Asia
Nakibuuka while Lady Doves edged She Corporate 1-0 in Masindi.

Uganda Martyrs High School Starting XI

Daphine
Munyenga, Uditer Basemera, Winnie Nakanwagi, Gloria Namugerwa, Harima Kanyago,
Kevin Nakachwa, Prossy Nalwoga, Patience Nabulobi, Latifa Nakasi, Catherine
Nagadya, Brenda Munyana

Kampala Queens

Rehema Adubango,
Judith Sanyu, Precious Najjemba, Doreen Nabuufu, Aisha Namukisa, Harriet
Nakkuba, Lillian Mutuuzo, Kautharah Naluyima, Resty Nanziri, Fauzia Najjemba

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