FUFA Big League: Tooro United establish dominance over Nyamityobora in Rwenzori Group

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By Jimmy Patrick Alunyo and Edward Tumusiime

FT: Tooro United FC 2-1 Nyamityobora FC

Venue: Buhinga Stadium Fort Portal

In the Uganda Big League yesterday, there was a lot of footballing action with the most exciting being the clash between Tooro United and Nyamityobora in the Rwenzori Group. Tooro United FC confirmed that they are a better side against their counterparts with whom they were competing for the top spot in the Rwenzori Group with just two points separating the two teams.

Tooro United Football Club continued with their winning run after securing 2-1 win over visiting Nyamityobora at the Buhinga Stadium in Fort Portal on Sunday, 23rd May 2021. Goals from midfielder Eric Akol and Patrick Sserungoji for Tooro United, were enough to ensure that they climbed five points clear ahead of their opponent Nyamityobora to 23 points this season.

The two goals both came in the first half of the game with Akol Eric opening the scoring after four minutes into the game. After his goal there was a long quiet proceeding for most part of the halftime period. But everything changed when Sserunjogi got the second goal with four minutes left before the mandatory half time break to put his team 2:0 up in the game at halftime.

After going down 2:0 during the halftime period, Nyamityobora managed to slot in one consolation goal through Kamugisha at the very start of the second period to give his team a fighting chance in the game. But with the visitors playing catch up in the game, time was not enough for them as Tooro United managed to defend well to hold onto the lead to win 2-1 at full time whistle in Buhinga.

This win took them to 23 points above the opponent of the day Nyamityobora who now remain 5 points behind them in the Rwenzori Group.

Tooro United FC XI; Lukyamuzi Kenneth, Lubega Rashid, Segonja Posiano, Lubanjwa Gerard, Serugo Adrian, Pilot Julius, Kigonya Lawrence, Mukungu Rashid, Akol Eric, Oshaba Marvin, Serunjogi Patrick

Substitutes, SSengoma Amir, Kakooza Huud, Kawoya Edward, Kibalazi Bahay, Bogere Abdallah, Kasule AbdulKarim, Katumba Godfrey

Nyamityobora FC XI; Musinguzi Tonney, Kakooza Salim, Walusimbi Augustine, Kato Hussein, Turinawe Johnson, Luwanga Wahab, Kamugisha Clinton, Kyandinga Sharif, Matovu Mohamed, Kimuli Gerard

Substitutes; Sebulime Sadat, SiimaAbraham, Kanyesigye Brian, Fauzi Ismael, Allan Galandi, Sekajja Badrul, Mpiirwe Benjamin.

Match Day Results

FT: Tooro United FC 2-1 Nyamityobora FC

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