betPawa Big League: Police Open Five-Point Lead

Police 2-1 Booma
Onduparaka 3-0 Kigezi HomeBoyz
Kyetume 0-0 Jinja North
Blacks Power 3-0 Kaaro Karungi

Police overcame stubborn Booma at the Kavumba Recreation grounds to open up a five-points gap at the top of the Betpawa Big League table.

In the 2-1 win for the table leaders, Isaac Ogwang put the hosts ahead after just six minutes played at Kavumba, as he converted from the spot after a foul on Denis Kalanzi.

In the 25th minute, Dickson Niwamanya scored for the visitors to draw the game level.

The Cops were forced into early substitution in the first half as goal scorer Ogwang got off injured in the 40th minute, to be replaced by Herman Wasswa.

Just ten minutes after returning for the second half, Wasswa scored from close range to double the home side’s advantage.

The Cops, who have also lost only once and drawn seven times so far this season have now gone to 40 points after 19 games.

Lugazi, in second position have 35 points after 18 games, same as the third-placed team that also has 35 points after playing their 20th game.

Lineups Used:

Police XI; Edward Kasibante (GK), Samuel Kayongo (C), Daniel Jakony, Isaac Ogwang, Dennis Kalanzi, George Kiryowa, Brian James Obedi, Martin Owalamu, Tonny Kiwalazi, Timothy Muwanguzi, Emmanuel Mugume

Substitutes; Ashadu Bugembe, Joseph Yawe Ssentume, Ahmed Amayo, Reagan Steven Male, Ivan Eyamu, Herman Wasswa, Steven Kabuye, Daniel Otto, Gadaffi Kacancu, Duncan Sseninde, Francis Onekalit, Raymond Onyai

Booma XI; Salami Muhindo Muhango (GK), Jonathan Lucio Muteesa (C), Douglas Like Kizza, Pascal Irasa, Arnold Sserunjogi, Dickson Niwamanya, John Wesley Kisakye, Amos Muwonge, Ivan Kamoga, John Bosco Ssempijja

Substitutes; Emmanuel Wabulo, Derrick Muhindo, Farouk Ssekayi, Allan Lyazi Mugalu, Ali Ashraf, Muhammed Kasirye, Richard Enjama, Patrick Mugume, Richard Afoyo, Ibrahim Ekellot



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