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It is far from over – Joseph Aredo

Betway Kobs might have inflicted a first defeat to Hima Cement Heathens but man of the match and utility back for the Kobs, Joseph Aredo, argues that the league is far from over.

Joseph Aredo was named man of the match, a decision which was met with unanimous applause at full time after the returning back-liner led his Betway Kobs team to a 26-21 win over cross-road nemeses, Heathens. Aredo was responsible for half of the points (13) on the day thanks to his divine boot and he also spared time to draw gaps in Heathens defense down the right, running from his own half to arguably set up Kobs first try, a move which was completed by Edgar Seruwagi.

Betway Kobs Joseph Aredo (L) puts in a custom stop to Hima Cement Heathens captain Michael Wokorach in their recent meeting.

Betway Kobs, after the win, are now three points clear of Hima Cement Heathens in second as the league approaches the end that makes the most sense. Prior to that game, Heathens and Kobs were tied on 55 points with the latter ahead courtesy of points difference.

“Derby day is a good reason to play but we really needed the win, for Lions cup and the league mainly,” said an elated Joseph Aredo to Kratos Sports.

“The chase (for the title) is still so on because the league is not yet done and a lot can happen. ”

“Form is derived from the whole team and I feel the boys are pushing themselves and playing their hearts out,” said Aredo about the team’s and his form.

Match Highlights : Betway Kobs 26-21 Hima Cement Heathens 

Kobs welcome the stubborn Entebbe side, Plascon Mongers, to Legends this Saturday while the Hima Cement Heathens will be visiting the forever declining Shell Rimula Rhinos at Legends for an early afternoon kick-off.

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