Joseph Janjali’s second-half goal was enough to deny the Cops a vital home win after leading almost the entire game after a long-term break of the season.
Action between Police FC and Bright Stars at Lugogo
Stars have held Uganda Police Football Club to a one-all draw in the Star-Times
Uganda Premier league march held at MTN Omondi stadium, Lugogo. Joseph
Janjali’s second-half goal was enough to deny the Cops a vital home win after
leading almost the entire game after a long-term break of the season.
Police took the lead through a ninth-minute goal
by veteran midfielder Tonny Mawejje, which helped the Cops to lead almost the
tire game. However, Bright Stars levelled the game late in the 88th minute
through Joseph Janjali from a free-kick.
Both teams tried to score other goals before
halftime with Police’s Duncan Sseninde failing to finish two chances created
by Denis Rukundo. The Police custodian Derrick Ochan denied Janjali a chance to
get another goal.
Police FC players and their head coach, Abdallah Mubiru left disappointed with
the result after full time. The game takes Bright Stars to 42 points and keeps it
in the fifth position while police have also remained in the sixth position with 40 points.
have remained with three games. The draw means that Police has gone eight games
without a single win. Police will visit Onduparaka in their next fixture while
Bright Star will face Kyetume next week.
MYDA FC has also confirmed relegation to the FUFA
Big league after falling to BUL FC 1-6. Myda FC, which has been making its
debut in the top flight, has only collected 14 points in 27 games.
Fahad Muganga is a senior sports Journalist with Uganda Radio Network, he covers all local sports activities in the country with more interest in Football and Athletics. He is currently a journalism and Communication Student at Makerere University