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Tooro United pause URA’s winning streak in Fortportal

StarTimes Uganda Premier League Results

Tooro United 1-1 URA
Mbarara City 0-0 Vipers
Kyetume 0-2 KCCA
Proline 2-1 Police
Onduparaka 2-1 Busoga United

Tooro United resumed their efforts of escaping the relegation zone with a 1-1 draw against URA FC on Tuesday.

URA FC had gone three consecutive league games with a perfect winning streak in the second round of the league but Tooro United put a halt on their record.

In an entertaining encounter, the embattled side played tooth and nail to salvage a point of the tax collectors at St Paul Seminary playground in Fortportal.

Tje visiting side URA went into the lead with a Michael Birungi strike in the 54th minute of the second half.

However, the Muhammad Kisekka coached side rallied to draw matters on the level thanks to Charles Musiige sole efforts in the 64th minute.

URA made amendments in the game by bringing on left back Yeseri Waibi for goal scorer Birungi, Anwaru Ntege for midfielder Ivan Sserubiri and Mikidadi Ssenyonga for Rwothomio Cromwell.

Skipper Shafik Kagimu was the only player who was booked by the center referee Julius Kasibante.

Tooro United’s Rashid Muhammad Mukungu was named the Pilsner man of the match, earning a plaque and cash worth Shs 100,000.

URA played to the 9th draw of the season, and now counts 30 points positioned in the fifth on the 16 team log.

Whilst Tooro United, on the other hand, remains bottom-lined on 15 points accumulated from 19 matches.

Next for URA is a home game against KCCA this Friday, 31st January 2020 at the Arena of Visions, Ndejje University in Bombo while Tooro United will pay a visit to Maroons at Luzira prisons playground.

Team Line Ups:

Tooro United

Chrispas Kusiima (G.K), Denis Nesta Mugerwa, Issa Mubiru, Akram Moses Kakembo, Mike Kawooya, Faruku Katongole, Rashid Muhammad Mukungu, John Byamukama, Davis Ssali, Yafesi Kalemba Mubiru, Charles Musiige

Substitutes: James Kasibante, Faisal Ssenkyanzi, Bruno Sserunkuma


Nafian Alionzi (G.K), Hudu Mulikyi, Brian Majwega, Patrick Mbowa, Benjamin Nyakoojo, Julius Mutyaba, Shafiq Kagimu, Ivan Sserubiri, Rwothomio Cromwel, Saidi Kyeyune, Michael Birungi

Substitutes: Samuel Mwaka (G.K), Ronald Kigongo, Ivan Ntege, Anwaru Ntege, Mikidadi Ssenyonga, Yeseri Waibi

Match Officials

Center referee: Julius Kasibante
1st Assistant Referee: Sharif Lulenzi
2nd Assistant Referee: Samuel Mbabali
4th Official: Ronald Kirangwa

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