Uganda Revenue Authority (URA) Football Club registered a 3-2 win on the road against a hard-fighting MYDA FC at the King George IV Stadium in Tororo.

Striker Cromwell Rwothomio scored a hat-trick in the well contested duel.

The first two of the three goals for the hero arrived in familiar fashion, well-drilled headers off captain Shafik Kagimu’s well-delivered corner kicks.

After an early scare from the hosts, URA built momentum, finding the opener in the 18th minute.

Cromwel rwothoio celebrating his first goal.

Three minutes later, there were celebrations again when Rwothomio out-jumped the defenders for a powerful finish off another Kagimu corner kick.

On the hour mark, midfielder Brian Nkuubi, making his first start of the season got close but defender Paul Musamali had a timely block.

The first change of the game came five minutes to the half-time recess with Ivan Ntege replacing left-back Arafat Galiwango.

Alionzi Nafian returned to the squad today.

Five minutes into the second half, goalkeeper Nafian Alionzi returning to the fray after sitting out previous game executed a great save off a teasing free-kick from striker Eric Mutebi.

Nkuubi registered another shot on target foiled by the MYDA goalkeeper and captain Isaac Osikol.

With 18 minutes to play, URA called for a double change. Moses Sseruyidde and Davis Ssali replaced Ojera Joackiam and Nkuubi Brian respectively.

Ssali Davis made his debut today against.

Rwothomio completed his hat-trick in the 80th minute, connecting home after great interplay with Kagimu and Steven Mukwala.

It would have been four moments later when Fred Okot cleared off the line after Paul Musamali had brushed into his own net.

Rwothomio beat the goalkeeper but fired the ball over in the closing moments of the game.

Team celebration after Cromwel’s second goal.

On the stroke of full time, MYDA scored their second goal, a well struck penalty after a hand-ball call by referee John Bosco Kalibala.

URA secured the fourth win of the season, the third consecutive away from home.

February 17, 2021