Uganda Premier League results
Vipers 2-1 Kitara
Mbarara 1-1 Express
Kyetume 1-0 UPDF
Vipers Sports Club coach Fred Kajoba emphasis for his team to focus on their results rather than their rivals results continue to bare fruits.
Late goals after 80 minutes from substitutes Paul Mucurezi and Dan Mzee Sserunkuma gave the defending champions a 2-1 win over Kitara FC at the St. Mary’s Stadium in Kitende On Thursday.
With four points from two games, Kajoba’s job is under intense scrutiny following his sides’ early elimination from the Continental Champions League.
”At a big club like Vipers you always have to find ways of scoring goals even if it’s in the last minute,” Kajoba said.
“It does not matter what time we scored. You do not train to score goals at a particular time. So we are happy with a win,” He added.
Kajoba retaliated that he came to stay at the Kitende based side and he is not bothered by people’s words.
Kitara tactician Anthony Ssekito attributed the defeat to loss of concentration.
“We had defended well today but lost concentration late in the game,” Ssekitto whose side lost by five goal margins in the previous two games.
For Express, it was also a case of missed goal scoring chances for as the Red eagles as secured two consecutive stalemates on their travels this time.
“I credit my players for the show in the second half. The fixture was turf. We had very few resting days and the players were under fatigue but we are going to improve on their conditioning in the next game’’ Mbarara City coach Muhammad Kisseka.
Express coach Wasswa Bbosa noted that they failed to execute their chances and also added that he has to work on players physic.
Late drama in Njeru
UPDF missed a chance to return to the top after dropping their first points this season in a 1-0 defeat to Kyetume.
The hosts had their skipper and goalkeeper Joel Mutakubwa to thank as they fought back from the late drama at the FUFA Technical Centre.