Lugazi FC Stadium Najjembe.

The highly anticipated FUFA Big League clash between Lugazi FC and Kyetume FC ended in a 1-1 stalemate at Lugazi FC stadium.

Unlike in the reverse fixture where Lugazi FC prevailed over the Nakisunga based outfit on a 1-0 goal margin this saw both sides securing a point.

The visitors had the game’s first scoring opportunity with Lubowa’s second minute free kick however was saved by Anthony Emojong.

Meanwhile, Gerald Ogweti opened the score sheet converting from close quarters off Fadili Marijani’s penetrative pass to give Lugazi FC a lead in the 11th minute.

Gerald Ogweti shoots with his strong foot.

Ten minutes later, Umar kayemba tried with a quality lofted pass to find Gerald Ogweti who would have doubled the lead for the hosts but denied by the defender.

Gerald Ogweti dribbles passed the goalkeeper.

Towards the middle of halftime, Kyetume FC mounted pressure onto the hosts in quest for an equalizer with attempts from Ezra Kaye and Lubowa in the 25th and 29th minute respectively however Anthony Emojong was the savior of the day.

About seven minutes to the end of the first stanza, Kyetume FC dominated possession and in the 42nd minute they had an attempt on goal from a free kick which was cleared by Wasswa Paul and earned a corner kick to the visitors.

following that attempt, Lugazi FC conceded from a corner as Fred okot nodded off Lubowa’s in-swung long cross to level matters.

The second half commenced with a change where Arafa Bagala was introduced to replace Derrick Mwanje.

Fadili Marijani dribbles passed a defender.

The second half exhibited some change in performance with numerous attempts on goal though all were wasteful.

In the 55th minute, Arafa Bagala went wide with a shot of his weaker foot off Umar Kayemba’s pass.

Umar Kayemba

The 66th minute saw Moses Buga taking on two defenders and goes wide with a cross.

Derrick Ochen received the only caution on the hosts’ side for fouling Fred okot.

Derrick Ochen

The second substitution interval indicated Gerald Ogweti paving way for Charles Akena while Fadili Marijani stepped down for Shafik Kiryowa in the 78th minute.

The stoppage time was seemingly dull as both sides were lenient on securing a point.

The next fixture indicates Lugazi FC will have a trip to Bugoloobi Coffee Grounds to tussle it off with promotion battling NEC FC in the FUFA Big League matchday28.

The result placed Lugazi FC to the 6th position with 37 points out of the 27 games played.


LUGAZI FC (XI) in front left-right Moses Buga, Fadili Marijani, Umar Kayemba, Derrick Mwanje. Behind left-right: Ssali Brian, Gerald Ogweti, Faizo Matovu, Derrick Ochen, Louis anguti, Wasswa Paul and Anthony Emojong.