Kitara FC relegation battle continues after drawing with Busoga United FC in the Uganda Premier League.

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By Edward Tumusiime

FT: Kitara FC 2-2 Busoga United FC

Venue: Masindi Municipal Stadium.

Kitara FC Starting XI; 18. Akera Ivan (GK), 6. Yasin Mubiru, 15. Sempiira Philip, 22. Doca Musa, 4. Mugume Patrick(C), 19. Pius Mbidde, 13. Daniel Ekoyu, 29. Nathan Oloro, 23. Patrick Kusemererwa, 21. Agondeze Edson, 3. Zakayo Kizito

Substitutes: 1. Opio Emanuel, 27. Lwebuga Rogers, 9. Lomoro Peter, 7. Kasoki Vicent, 16. Stuart Mwesigwa, 11. Isaac Tumusiime, 12. Charles Kyomuhendo.

Coach: Sekito Tonny

Assistant coach: Asuman Luzige.

Busoga United FC made two changes from the team that drew with UPDF FC with Otwao coming in for Kaketo while Mayanja replacing Shaka

Busoga United FC Starting XI: Nantamu Michael 35, Onen Franco 23, Kalyowa George 32, Muganga Douglas 12, Otwao Abubakari 04, Kasonko George 16, Magero Balabala 26, Mugulusi Isma 31, Kirya Jeromy 14, Wani Ivan 11, Mayanja Anthony 07

Substitutes; Omedwa Rogers 18, Bagoole Gerald 10, Opolot Joseph 28, Kimbowa Sharif 09, Wagoina Isaac 29, Ssekulima Paul 21, Shaka Ssozi 24

Kitara FC went into today’s game lying at the bottom of the table with 8 points from 21 games, they are now 15 points into the relegation zone after today’s late equalizer against Busoga United FC at the Masindi Municipal Stadium.

The kickoff was delayed due to the heavy downpour in Masindi.

The Hippos midfielder Isma Mugulusi opened up the scores for Busoga United Fc with a well curved direct free kick to give his team an early lead in the 23rd minute.

Kitara FC found an equalizer before halftime through Musa Docca and the game was level at the end of 45 minutes with both teams having scored once.

In the drizzles at the Masindi Municipal Stadium the second half began, 19 minutes into the half Busoga United was into the lead through Ivan Wani’s 64th minute goal.

Both teams kept on searching for goals in the second half but Busoga United FC was unfortunate when they lost Nantamu Michael to injury and was replaced by Omedwa Rogers.

After several minutes of added time Oloro Nathan netted a late equalizer to secure a point for Kitara FC.

The Final whistle was blown and the game ended 2-2.

Kitara FC are now having 9 points at the bottom of the table after 22 games played one point behind MYDA FC.

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