Uganda Police Football Club on Thursday defeated Wakiso Giants 3:1
in the Stanbic Uganda Cup quarter finals.
The game was played at Kabaka Kyabaggu Stadium in
Goals from striker Derrick Kakooza, Ben Ocen and Yusuf Ssozi helped the cops to
triumph over the Purple Sharks and secure an early lead ahead of their second leg
The hosts Wakiso Giants were the first to take the lead just five
minutes after kick-off through an own goal by Police's Ruben Kimera. However, seven
minutes later Police levelled the game through striker Derrick Kakooza.
In the 27th minute, Yusuf Ssozi scored Police’s second goal after
collecting a pass from Joseph Sentume before Ben Ocen doubled their lead in the
66th minute of the second half.
Police’s head coach Abdullah Mubiru thanked his players for the energy exhibited
to secure the victory.
//Cue in: Nebaza Abazanyi bange …
Cue out: katonda atukulembedde”//
Mubiru added that his side had gone many games without winning
however he is relieved with the win against Wakiso Giants.
//Cue in: Kibadde kituluma …
Cue out: … obulungi enyo”//
The win gives Police an early advantage over Wakiso Giants in the return leg
that is slated next week at MTN Omondi Stadium in Lugogo.