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Katwe United gain FUFA Big League promotion with win over Kajjansi United

Kampala Regional League | Promotion Playoffs

Katwe United 3-1 Kajjansi United Aggregate (4-3)

Katwe United has confirmed it’s participation in the FUFA Big League starting next 2019-2020 season.

This was after their 3-1 win against Kajjansi United in the second leg of the Kampala Regional League promotion playoffs played on Thursday at the StarTimes Stadium, Lugogo.

With just seconds past the game start, Katwe United went into an early when Alex Katumba pocked home past Kajjansi United goalkeeper Michael Kagiri.

On the 45th minute mark, Bukenya Allan doubled their lead by scoring from 12-yards after Michael Lubowa was brought down in the box.

In the 75th minute, Dennis Kizito coached side Kajjansi United pulled one back off Muhammad Kabuye’s stunner from close range.

With three minutes to the final whistle, Saulo Semwanga restored Katwe United’s double lead with a brilliant finishing capitalizing on goalie Kagiri’s uncleared save.

The win saw Allan Sewanyana funded club storm the FUFA Big League on a 4-3 aggregate win. The first leg had ended 2-1 in favor of Kajjansi United.

Katwe United from Kampala Region is one of the four teams that gained promotion to the second tier league.

Team lineups

Katwe United

Rayan Mulindwa, Moses Bukenya, Twaha Lubega, Abdul Wassina Semwogere, Bashir Muweesi, Saulo Ssemwanga, Denis Lwetute, Regan Mukwaya, Micheal Lubowa, Alex Katumba, Allan Bukenya

Substitutes: Adamu Mugerwa, Adamu Musa, Nicholas Ssepuya, Sharif Kakembo, Charles Kiwanuka, Sharif Moses, Benjamin Muwanguzi

Kajjansi United

Micheal Kagiri, Shamiru Kamoga, Ivan Kakumba, Ismail Kazibwe, Micheal Male, Henry Kawuma, Stanley Kalema, Siraje Balikwa, Douglas Oree,Sunday Yiga Mwanje, Arthur Ssemazzi

Substitutes: Jackson Kigozi, Rayan Mozy Bukenya, Nicholas Ssepuya, Isaac Balyejusa, Joseph Shisha, Muhammad Kabuye, Solomon Tumusiime

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