UPL: New Express Coach Fail BUL Test


Sunday, February 10
BUL FC 1-0 Express FC

New Express FC Coach George Ssemwogerere got off to a wrong start with a 1-0 away loss to BUL FC in a league game played at Njeru Technical Centre on Sunday.

Substitute Jean Pierre Kambale Muhindo who replaced Ezekiel Katende at restart, scored a late goal which proved to be the winner and the difference on the day.

With the game heading in ‘hodulopu’, Express goalkeeper spilled Bruhan Matovu’s blast in the three added minutes of normal time before Kambale slotted home to send BUL fans into wild celebrations.

BUL FC in celebrations. Mugabi photo

BUL who were good value for the result had their best chances fell to Deogratious Ojok but he was on several occasions denied by Muwanga.

BUL will have shot-stopper Hannington Ssebwalunyo to thank as he kept the game at bay including Disan Galiwango’s freekick and Mubarak Nsubuga’s header.

The defeat is first for new coach George Ssemwogerere from as many games since replacing fires Kefa Kisala.

Ssemwogerere who named a defensive lineup, sees Express remain in tenth with 21 points from 18 games. The reverse fixture had ended goalless at Betway Muteesa II Stadium in Wankulukuku.

The victory elevates BUL FC into the top four with 30 points, two above URA in fifth place. This was the club’s eighth win in the league this season.

Peter Onen’s side also remain unbeaten in five league games since back to back defeats against Vipers and KCCA in Njeru.

How Teams Started

Hannighton Sebwanalunyo, Farouk Banga, Richard Matovu, Jimmy Kulaba, Willis Otongo, Patrick Sembuya, Hamisi Tibita, Yunus Sibira, Deogrious Ojok, Charlse Sebutinde, Ezekiel Katende.

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Express FC XI
Mathias Muwanga, Charles Musoke, Arthur Kiggundu, Shafic Kakeeto, John Revita, Isaac Mutanga, Davis Mayanja, Ibrahim Kayiwa, Joel Male, Disan Galiwango, Mubarak Nsubuga