URA earns crucial point on the road in Fort Portal

2019-2020 StarTimes Uganda Premier League:

Match 148: Tooro United 1-1 URA

Uganda Revenue Authority (URA) Football Club earned a crucial away point off Tooro United at the St Paul Seminary Play ground in Fort Portal on Tuesday.

Following a goal-less opening 45 minutes, Micheal Birungi brought life to the game with the opener, 10 minutes into the final stanza.

The visitors rallied from behind to bring the game level with the equalizer from Charles Musiige in the 64th minute.

Team captain Shafic Kuchi Kagimu was the only cautioned player by referee Julius Kasibante in the match.

The gaffer Sam Ssimbwa, with his technical wing called for all the three changes in the game.

Yeseri Waibi, Anwaru Ntege and Mikidadi Ssenyonga were all introduced for goal scorer Birungi, Ivan Sserubiri and Rwothomio Cromwell respectively.

A point earned in Fort Portal is good enough to add the tally to 30 points from 19 matches played thus far.

The team travels back to Kampala in the night and will quickly reassemble for the next line of duty; at home against KCCA this Friday, 31st January 2020 at the Arena of Visions, Ndejje University in Bombo.

“As a team, we are grateful for the point earned away in Fort Portal. The team created and missed a lot of chances and so we did. Ahead of the next game at home against KCCA, we are focused and determined” Hudu Mulikyi, defender

“We thank God for the point picked against Tooro United in Fort Portal. I am happy for the point earned. If you remember very well, this is one team that beat us in the first round with all our players. This time round, we were missing a couple of our dependable players like Joackim Ojera. This point will motivate us to beat KCCA in the next match” Sam Ssimbwa, head coach

URA XI: Nafian Alionzi (G.K), Hudu Mulikyi, Brian Majwega, Patrick Mbowa, Benjamin Nyakoojo, Julius Mutyaba, Shafiq Kagimu, Ivan Sserubiri (Anwaru Ntege), Rwothomio Cromwel (Mikidadi Ssenyonga), Saidi Kyeyune, Michael Birungi (Yeseri Waibi)

Subs Not Used: Samuel Mwaka (G.K), Ronald Kigongo, Ivan Ntege

Team officials:
Head coach: Sam Ssimbwa
Assistant coach: George Lutalo
Goalkeeping coach: Stephen Kiggundu
Team Doctor: Joseph Lubega

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

Man of the Match: Rashid Muhammad Mukungu (Tooro United)

John Bugembe
January 28, 2020