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Uganda Martyrs Defeats Kawempe 1:0 in FUFA Women Super League

Uganda Martyrs’ goal was scored by a header by Gloria Namugerwa in the first half.
Uganda Martyrs Women Football Club defeats Kawempe Muslim Ladies Women Football Club.

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Uganda Martyrs have defeated the defending champions of the FUFA Women Super League, Kawempe Muslim Ladies WFC 1-0. The game was played on Tuesday at the FUFA Technical Centre in Njeru.

Uganda Martyrs’ goal was a header scored by Gloria Namugerwa in the first half.

Sharon Kaidhu, the Uganda Martyrs second goalkeeper attributed their win to the attractive football they played which she says will enable them to perform beyond the group stages of the league.

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Kawempe’s coach, Moses Nkata says that they had planned to pass through balls from the backline while transgressing towards their opponents’ 18-yard box which would enable them to easily score, but this plan never worked and the players failed to adjust, hence costing them the game.

Nkata adds that the girls used a lot of energy in Monday’s game and most of them lost the momentum to perform their respective roles effectively, which allowed their opponents to defend and register a win.

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On the opening day of the Fufa Women’s Super League held on Monday, Uganda Martyrs and Kawempe Muslim Ladies defeated She-Mak WFC 1-0 while Kawempe emerged winners with a 4-0 defeat against Kampala Queens WFC.

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