FUFA Big League (Thursday Results):
Kira United 1-1 Kiboga Young
Proline 3-1 Kabale Sharp
Dove 1-0 Kansai Plascon
Kataka 0-1 JMC Hippos
UPDF 2-0 Nebbi Central
Bukedea Town Council 1-0 Amuka Bright Stars
Kyetume 2-1 Entebbe
Wakiso Giants 0-0 Doves All Stars
Kireka United 2-1 Kitara
Water 4-1 Bumate
Former Uganda Premier League outfit Proline Football Club climaxed the first round of the 2018/19 FUFA Big League on top of the Rwenzori group.
This followed a hard fought 3-1 home win over visiting Kabale Sharp at the Star Times Stadium, Lugogo on Thursday.
Shafik Bisaso’s side recovered from a goal down to earn the maximum points on the evening.
Edison Nkahebwa put Kabale Sharp ahead in the first half.
Proline got the equaliser through the league top scorer Ivan Bogere, who scored his 7th goal of the season.
Bright Anukani struck the second via a penalty for the lead and James Begesa applied the icing on cake for the third and winning goal.
Proline now has 23 points, two better than second placed Kiboga Young who were held to a one all draw away to Kira United at the Mandela National Stadium.
Kyetume defeated Entebbe 2-1 at the Nakisunga Ssaza play ground.
Vincent Kayizzi and live wire striker Ibrahim Kazindula scored for Alex Isabirye’s side.
Rashid ‘Kudra’ Matovu had earlier scored the opener for Allan Kabonge’s Entebbe.
In the other games of the Rwenzori group, Mark Twinamatisko’s Dove from Masindi defeated visiting Kansai Plascon at the Katushabe play ground.
In the Elgon group, Kataka faltered once again at home with a 1-0 loss at the hands of Jinja Municipal Council (JMC) Hippos.
Ibrahim Nsimbe scored the precious goal.
Bukedea Town Council pipped Amuka Bright Stars 1-0 at the Emokori play ground.
Steven Bogere’s UPDF condemned visiting debutant side Nebbi Central 2-0 at the Bombo Army military stadium.
The top of the Elgon group affair between Wakiso Giants and Doves All Stars played at Bugembe Stadium failed to produce any goal.
The FUFA Big League is the second highest tier football league in the country with the best three clubs promoted to the Star Times Uganda Premier League in May 2019.