Wakiso Giants finally break Big League duck

Sunday November 18 2018

Big goal.  Wakiso Giants players celebrate

Big goal. Wakiso Giants players celebrate Kiweewa’s goal against Kataka on Thursday. PHOTO BY GEORGE KATONGOLE 

By GEORGE KATONGOLE

KAMPALA. Three second half goals from Hassan Wasswa Dazo, skipper Ali Feni and Ivan Kiweewa have given Wakiso Giants a 3-0 home win against Kataka and their first Fufa Big League victory of the season.

It took until the 53rd minute for Wakiso Giants, who host their games at Bugembe, to score their first game through Wasswa’s header as the big spending side moved second behind leaders, Light SS.

Daniel Otim salvaged the narrow victory for the Soroti side with a well taken free kick in the 89th minute.
It was sweet victory as Ibrahim Kirya’s boys who turned to the fainting dance craze popularly known as Malwedhe Challenge to celebrate the morale-boosting victory.

There were never questions about the ability of this star-studded side but pressure was building following two opening draws. For Kirya, the only thing that mattered was picking up a first win of the season.
“This is huge for us because I think everybody knows we are able to play better,” he said.

Elsewhere, Dove coach Mark Twinamasiko was left with a bitter taste in the mouth after conceding a last minute goal in the 1-1 draw against Ntinda United at Wankulukuku.
Against Kabale Sharp, the equaliser came four minutes to time while Pascal Irasa’s header cancelled out Bright Haguma’s opener in added time.

“We deserved more. The team showed effort, but we have to continue improving so as not to waste chances. We need to cut out the defensive errors,” he said.
His compatriot, Peter Musoke, was rather happy with his first point of the season.
“A point is deserved. Now we have to focus on the next games,” he said.

Elgon Group top5

P W D L F A GD Pts
1. Light SS 3 2 1 0 3 1 2 7
2. Wakiso Giants 3 1 2 0 6 3 3 5
3. Kataka 4 1 2 1 1 3 -2 5
4. JMC Hippos 2 1 1 0 2 1 -1 4
5. Updf 3 1 1 1 2 1 1 4

Rwenzori Group top5

P W D L F A GD Pts
1. Kansai P. 3 2 0 1 7 2 5 6
2. Kiboga Young 2 2 0 0 3 0 3 6
3. Kabale Sharp 3 1 2 0 4 3 1 5
4. Dove 3 1 2 0 3 2 1 5
5. Proline 2 1 1 0 3 1 2 4

Thursday results

Kitara 1-1 Kira United
Wakiso Giants 3-0 Kataka
UPDF 2-0 Amuka
Nebbi Central 0-0 Entebbe
Ntinda 1-0 Dove
Plascon 5-0 Bumate
Kabale Sharp 1-1 Water
Light SS 1-0 Dove All Stars

Today’s fixures

Kireka vs. Proline, (PP)
Kyetume vs. JMC, Bishops SS

Leading scorers

Ivan Bogere (Proline) – 3 goals
Fred Kalanzi (Kabale Sharp) - 2 goals
Isaac Otto (Kiboga Young) - 2 goals
Bronson Nsubuga (Amuka) - 2 goals
Henry Kitegenyi (Kansai Plascon) - 2 goals

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