Onduparaka and Mbarara City FC share spoils as the encounter ended in a goalless draw at the Green Light Stadium.
In the wet ground and cloudy weather, Onduparaka faced it rough as Mbarara surprised them with a resilient and determined attitude to collect a point.
Onduparaka had the first chances to score in the first half at the 4th and 7th minutes through Gaddafi Gadinho’s free kicks which got saved and the other went wide respectively.
Mbarara likewise had their first chance from free kick which Nicolas Sebwato saved at the 23rd minutes. Similarly Onduparaka keeper saved other attempts on goal by Mbarara before half time.
The second half show Sebwato continue saving the Caterpillars from threats by Mbarara conversely Onduparaka towards the end of the match at the injury time had nonclinical finishes by Bida Ezra.
The result means Onduparaka has played three consecutive draws in a raw of which the last two has been at the Greenlight Stadium.
They climb second on the table with 16 points, one ahead of second place Vipers who have a game at hand.
Whereas Mbarara has now played three consecutive games without registering a win. With their last fixture ending in a defeat to Vipers and the previous in a goalless draw with Soana FC.
The Ankole Lions are 12th on the log with 10 points in 9 games. They will play their next fixture on 15th November away to Kirinya Jinja SSS at the Bugembe Stadium.
Meanwhile the Caterpillars will play their next game also on 15th November 2017 away to Bright Stars at the Champions Stadium, Matugga-Mwererwe.
At the Mandela National Stadium-Namboole, Police fought to strike a score balance after visitors Maroons showed another side of them.
Pius Obuya scored for Maroons at the 27th minutes before Solomon Walusimbi doubled their lead minutes later.
Before half time, Yasin Mugume helped Police pull back one. Five minutes after second half kicked off, Ben Ocen converted a penalty after a foul on Norman Ogik to level the scores.
The results mean, Police have now registered two draws in 9 games. With the 5 wins, 2 loses, and 17 points they maintain the table lead.
The draw is the fourth by Maroons in 9 games. With 3 wins and 2 loses, the Luzira based club seats 7th on the table with 13 points.
Police will play their next fixture on 15th November at the Startimes Stadium-Lugogo against KCCA as Maroons will host Soana at Luzira Prison grounds the same day.
At the Kavumba recreational grounds Soana FC added more sorrows to UPDF after the Army team failed to make a reply to Willy Kavuma’s headed goal.
Positioned 9th on the table with 12 points after the win, Soana has now registered their 3rd win in 9 games.
Meanwhile UPDF has now suffered their 3rd consecutive defeat in 9 games consequently seats apathetically second last on the table with 5 points.
They will play their next fixture at the Bombo barracks ground against Miguel De Costa’s Vipers on 15th November 2017.
Bright Stars move 4th on the table after beating visitors Bul FC a goal to nil. The Kawempe based club won the game after Banga Farouk’s 23rd minutes goal wasn’t responded to by the Jinja based club.
Bright Stars have now registered 3 wins in 9 games. With the 5 draws and one lose, they’ve gathered 14 points.
Meanwhile in 9 games, Bul FC have registered their 4th lose. With their 2 wins and 3 draws, they’ve fathered 9 points and seat 13th on the table.
As they will host SC Villa at home on 15th November, Bright Stars will likewise the same day will host Onduparaka at home.
Ibrahim Kirya will have good report to his bosses as his boys buried Masavu the more in a two nil victory.
URA and Masavu struggled to access each other’s net for over an hour. The 62nd minutes was when Bakota Labama broke the deadlock as Henry Kisekka doubled their lead minutes later.
The win is the first for the tax collectors in 3 games, their 3rd in 9 games. Subsequently URA seats 8th on the table with 12 points. They will host Proline in their next fixture on 15th November 2017.
Whereas it’s quite unfair to consider Masavu relegation candidates, they qualify to be one because of their poor performance. Having played 7 games without a win and suffered three consecutive defeat, they maintain their position at the bottom of the table with four points.
Gitta’s boys will travel to Wankulukuku on 15th November to face sleeping giants, desperate Express FC.