Ogwang Scores As Arua Hill SC Pick Routine Victory Against Express FC
Express Football Club fell to their third striaght defeat in the StarTimes Uganda Premier League following a 1-0 defeat to Arua Hill Sports Club at Wankulukuku Stadium on Friday evening.
Isaac Ogwang scored the only goal of the encounter as the Kongolo Boys picked up a routine win against the Red Ealges who suffered a third consecutive defeat.
The Leopards got off to a bright start and took the lead in the 18th minute when Isaac Ogwang fired into the back of the net after he was played through on goal by Innocent Maduka.
The Red Eagles pressed forward in search of eualizer and came close through Ivan Mayanja but his effort hit the woodwork in the 26 minutes.The half-time whistle blew, with Arua Hill leading 1-0.
After the break, Express continued to press for an equalizer with Joseph Dhata putting some key challenges on Arua Hill as he twice came close to finding the back of net but his efforts went wide.
Ivan Mayanja also had an opportunity to level matters but missed as his header couldn’t find the back of the net in the 70 minutes.
Howeverr, Arua Hill managed to hold on the remaining minutes to register a 1-0 victory over Express FC.
The result lifts Arua Hill SC to the 5th place with 16 points from 10 games while Express FC dropped to the 7th place with 14 points after 10 matches.
Express FC are back in action on Friday 9th December away to KCCA FC at Phillip Omondi stadium while Arua Hill SC host BUL FC pn Tuesday 6th December at Barifa stadium in their next encounter.
StarTimes Uganda Premier League MD10-RESULTS:
- Onduparaka FC 0-2 KCCA FC
- Express FC 0-1 Arua Hill SC
- BUL FC 2-1 Wakiso Giants
- URA FC 0-0 Blacks Power