FUFA Women Elite League: SHE Maroons FC displayed a heroic performance against Echoes WFC in a seven goal thriller.

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By Edward Tumusiime

SHE Maroons 6-1 Echoes WFC
Venue: FUFA Technical Centre Njeru

The second game of the day in Group D of the FUFA Women Elite League was between SHE Maroons FC and Echoes producing one of the biggest results in the league.

The Soroti based side were strongly humiliated by the Prison Warders by conceding six goals to one in their opening game of the tournament.

Sharp shooter Millicent Namwembe was on the scoreboard 10 minutes into the game to give SHE Maroons an early lead just before Kautharah Naluyima doubled the lead 3 minutes later.

Midfielder Kautharah Naluyima netted a brace while second half substitute Winnie Kyomugisha put the icing on the cake with the sixth goal.

Millicent Namwembe was in for a brace 26 minutes into the game to make it 3-0 for the Prison Warders.

In the 30 minute SHE Maroons goal-keeper Esther Akujo failed to clear the ball away which gave Shilla Amadit a chance to pull one back for Echoes WFC to take the score to 3-1 until the half time break.

One minute into the second half was enough for Millicent Namwembe to complete her first hat-trick of the tournament to make it 4-1 in favor of SHE Maroons FC.

Kauthara Naluyima completed a brace in the 55th minute which was the 5th goal for SHE Maroons on the day.

Dangerous substitute Winnie Kemigisha was on the score sheet a few minutes on to the turf to seal the score by 6-1 for her team.

SHE Maroons will return to action on Wednesday 26th May against Wakiso Hills while Echoes FC will take on Lango Queens.

SHE Maroons Starting XI

Esther Akujo, Lydia Nayunju, Peace Janat Mundawandi, Sarah Nalwadda, Joelia Babirye, Jackline Adong, Joan Naggayi, Anita Babirye, Millicent, Lilian Veronica Masinde

Echoes Women FC Starting XI

Sarah Anyipo, Mercy Akong, Irene Adong, Juliet Apio, Grace Nakirya, Eveline Asego, Rachael Abio, Martha Ajoro, Shilla Amadit, Masitula Namusoke, Salama Namata

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