54 goals scored as the second round of the national Beach Soccer league kicks off

Isabet captain Roch Somoka heads the ball past the Stormers goalkeeper. Isabet won 5-3. [Photo: David Isabirye]

Uganda Beach Soccer League (Sunday Results):

Nkumba University 13-2 Entebbe Sharks

MS Sand Lions 2-3 MUBS

Isabeti 5-3 Stomers

 KIU 7-1 Entebbe Sharks

St Lawrence 9-5 Talented

Nkumba University 2-2 KIU

A total of 54 goals were scored in the six games that kick started the second round of the 2018/19 Uganda Beach Soccer League at Lido Beach in Entebbe on Sunday.

Nkumba University’s 13-2 victory over Entebbe Sharks was the game that produced most goals.

Hassan Kivumbi led the goal galore with a lion’s share of the goals (seven).

Nkumba University Beach Soccer Team that faced KIU in the final game. (Photo: David Isabirye)

Emmanuel Wasswa, also a player at Ndejje University in the Uganda Premier League also scored a hat-trick.

Jamie Asega registered a brace and Yusuf Joloba’s own goal completed the misery.

Joloba also turned out to score Entebbe Shark’s consolation goals.

In the other matches, MUBS edged MS Sand Lions 3-2 in a well contested game.

MUBS Coach Charles Ayiekoh Lukula smiled with a win over MS Sand Lions (Photo: David Isabirye)

Elvis Kasujja (2) and Frank Bomboka were on target for Charles Ayiekoh’s coached side.

MS Sand Lion’s goals were scored by Simon Kizito.

Isabeti condemned Stomers 5-3 in the third game.

Uganda Sand Cranes captain Roch Somoka netted twice as so was Swaibu Kakwaya as well as the towering Rica Byaruhanga.

Stormers’ goals came from Nigerian import Vincent Inyeama, Hamis Kiggundu and Jacob Kalule.

Action between Isabet and Stormers at Lido. Isabet won 5-3 . (Photo: David Isabirye)

Kampala International University (KIU) humbled Entebbe Sharks 7-1 in another one sided encounter.

Nigerian burly striker Isaac Eshioke grabbed five goals with Maftau Yinusa and Kyobe Frobescal Ssempa having the other two goals.

Entebbe Sharks’ consolation was by Pariyo Decho.

St Lawrence University managed a 9-5 win over Talented.

Swalleh Kiggundu scored five, Jonathan Kikonyogo and Sulaiman Ochero each had a brace for St Lawrence University.

Derrick Ssekulima (brace), Mark Nsubuga Mark and Jonathan Nwachukwu (brace) replied for Talented.

KIU Beach Soccer Team players. They drew 2-2 with Nkumba University in last game on the evening. (Photo: David Isabirye)

The final game between Nkumba University and KIU, an all institutions encounter failed to find a definite winner with a stalemate of two goals apiece.

Edmond Wamboka and Hassan Kivumbi were on target for Emmanuel Amagu’s coached Nkumba University.

KIU had the response by the trusted Eshioke and Fahad Nsubuga Fahad’s unfortunate own goal.

FIFA Beach Soccer Referee Shafic Mugerwa (middle) does the tossing prior to kick off. (Photo: David Isabirye)

The league will resume after next weekend.

The play-offs shall be played in May 2019 to determine the overall winner of the league.

It is good to see the national beach soccer league back for the second round after a break from last year. Seeing as many goals scored is a good indicator of offensive action and approach from players and the coaches

Deo Mutabazi, Chairman, Uganda Beach Soccer Association (UBSA)
Deo Mutabazi, Uganda Beach Soccer Association (UBSA) chairman. (Photo: David Isabirye)

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