Vipers controversially beat Mbarara City Fc 1 – 0 at the Kakyeka stadium to move second in the Azam Premier League.
After 79 minutes of goalless play, substitute Mbayi Clovis Moussa strike into the net at a close range although the lines men cancelled, Tulu Muzamil the centre referee considered it a goal.
It so happened that Tony Odur’s shot on target was punched by Mbarara goal keeper Ali Kimera to well positioned Clovis who with his right foot strike past man guarding the post.
The lines man flagged off the goal because it went through the net, Vipers players protested and it took about two minutes for Muzamil to consult and making his final verdict which led to Vipers win.
The victory is the first for Vipers in four fixtures and puts the Kitende based side second on the table with fifteen points as equal as Onduparaka but a superior goal difference of four, three draws and one lose.
Whereas Mbarara City FC has now lost three of their eight fixtures, and has managed to win two and draw two hence positions tenth with nine points.
Whereas at the Kakindu Stadium, Onduparaka failed to take advantage by winning the fixture away to Bul FC so as to lead the table with seventeen points, a point clear ahead of second place Police FC.
The Caterpillars endured pressure in the hands of Bul FC as they survived losing three points narrowly to a determined Jinja side.
Onduparaka had a notable goal attempt through Caesar Okhuti’s 32nd minute tap that hit the wood work yet the hosts were similarly denied chance to take the lead when their attempt hit the woodwork before half time.
Mbowa in the second half tried the goal keeper who saved the minute for Bul FC with conversable save meanwhile much of the game saw Bul possess the visitors nevertheless goals were not registered and points were shared between the two sides.
Third place Onduparaka equally has fifteen points but inferior goal difference to Vipers, the Arua based club has now registered their third draw of the season in eight games, four wins and one lose.
Bul FC after sharing points with their visitors are now eleventh on the table with nine points, two wins, three draws and three loses.
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