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UPDF FC beats BUL FC 1-0 :: Uganda Radionetwork

UPDF FC beats BUL FC 1-0

BUL FC's Ibrahim Orit dribbling the ball during today's game. Courtesy photo.
UPDF FC defeat BUL FC, home and away after beating them with 1-0 during their second round game played at the Njeru based FUFA technical center on Tuesday.

UPDF's winning goal was scored by Hussein Zzinda during the 72nd minute of play.

The win enabled UPDF to showcase chances of overcoming possible relegation after three straightforward points.

UPDF moved a step forward with 16 points and is slightly separated by a goal difference against Busoga United, who are lagging in the 15th position.

The UPDF win means BUL FC remain s in the second position of the Uganda premier league's-UPL table standings, with 39 points, slightly behind Kitara FC who are currently taking the lead with 40 points.

James Magala, the assistant coach of BULFC says that, they are still focused on winning this season's UPL trophy irrespective of the day's setback. 

Magala said the boys did their best in attempting to penetrate the opponents 18 -yard box for probable goals without achieving any success. He said  they plan reassess the mistakes in Tuesday game as a means of helping them perform better. "There are about 10 games to end the league and we shall sit together as a team to review the mistakes committed and jointly derive solutions of bettering the squad," he said.

He is further optimistic that, the boys will leverage their energies to win the Friday game against close rivals, SC Villa, who are slowly garnering efforts to contend for the title.

Meanwhile, UPDF's assistant coach, Paul Kiwanuka credits the boys for resilience and ability to capitalize on the available chances to score.

Kiwanuka notes that, his side is struggling out of the relegation zone and they have streamlined tactics of winning most of their remaining games as a survival trait.

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