FUFA Drum 2019: Karamoja, Kigezi suffer home defeats

Action between Rwenzori and Busoga (Photo: FUFA Media)

FUFA Drum 2019 (Match Day 2 – Sunday Results):

  • Kigezi 1-2 Bukedi
  • Karamoja 0-1 West Nile
  • Teso 0-0 Bugisu
  • Rwenzori 0-0 Busoga

A hard fighting Karamoja side suffered defeat, falling 1-0 to visiting West Nile at the St Daniel Comboni Primary School in Kotido district.

Brian Ade, a student at Uganda Christian University (UCU) scored the price-less goal in the 83rd minute moments after replacing Express forward Brian Umony.

URA goalkeeper Alionzi Nafian was named man of the match.

Goalkeeper Nafian Alionzi gets his man of the match accolade (Photo: FUFA Media)

At the Kabale Municipal Stadium, home side Kigezi lost 2-1 to Bukedi with the Owori entity on target for the visitors, who have now won two goals.

Douglas Timothy Owori and David Owori of BUL and SC Villa respectively netted the two goals for Bukedi.

Bukedi XI vs Kigezi (Photo: FUFA Media)
Kigezi XI Vs Bukedi (Photo: FUFA Media)

Dickson Niwamanya found the consolation for Kigezi.

Ronald Musana of Bukedi was named man of the match.

Ronald Musana receives his man of the match accolade in Kabale (Photo: FUFA Media)

There were two goal-less draws when Teso hosted Bugisu in Soroti and Rwenzori’s home duel with Busoga as Sunday’s four duels only produced four goals.

Rwenzori goalkeeper Isaac Onyango Kwizera was named the man of the in their goal-less home draw with Busoga.

Teso, Busoga and Bugisu remain win-less after two games.

Sunday’s games marked the successful completion of match day two.

On Saturday, a total of 11 goals had been scored with Lango’s 3-0 home win over Ankole in Lira producing the most goals.

Tooro condemned Kampala to their second consecutive loss, winning 2-0 in Kabarole.

Defending champions Buganda won 2-1 away to Sebei in Kapchorwa.

Meanwhile, Acholi defeated Bunyoro at the Kigaya play ground in Hoima.

Match day two produced a total of 15 goals in eight matches.

The FUFA Drum tournament theme is ‘Celebrating our Ancestry’.

This tournament can be played by all Ugandan footballer regardless of level they are playing at the moment.

Since inception in 2018, it attained instant popularity and the different cultural leaders have been aligned to it with big followings watching the epic matches.

Saturday Results:

  • Tooro 2-0 Kampala
  • Sebei 1-2 Buganda
  • Lango 3-0 Ankole
  • Bunyoro 1-2 Acholi

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