10-man Express Ease Past Onduparaka At Wankulukuku stadium
10-man Express Football Club returned to their winning ways after crushing Onduparaka Football Club 4-1 at Wankulukuku stadium on Friday.
Allan Kayiwa bagged a brace while Boban Bogere Zirintuusa and Marvin Oshaba were all on target to hand the Red Eagles their first ever league double over the Caterpillars.
The hosts were reduced a man down when defender Derrick Ngobi received his marching orders for a dangerous foul on Rashid Yakini in the 57 minutes.
Midfielder Gama William scored a consolation goal for Onduparaka FC as they suffered their 10th defeat this campaign.
The Red Eagles started the better side and missed an opportunity to go ahead when Boban Zirintuusa failed to convert from a penalty kick that was awarded in the 20 minutes of kickoff after Rashid Yakini handed the ball inside the forbidden area.
Three minutes later Boban Zirintuusa opened the lead for the hosts following Ngoobi’s delivery as Express FC took a 1-0 lead in the first half.
After the restart the host were reduced to a man down after Derrick Ngoobi was shown a red card for a dangerous foul on Rashid Yakini.
But that didn’t stopped James Odoch’s guns as they doubled their lead through Allan Kayiwa who converted from a spot kick when he was fouled inside the box in the 70th minute.
Man of the match Kayiwa later then completed his own brace and the third for the hosts with just three minutes to stoppage time before setting up Marvin Oshaba to round up the damages in the 90+2 minutes.
Gama William pulled one back for Onduparaka in the 90+4 minutes from a penalty kick after teenager James Jarieko was brought down by Lumu in the forbidden area as they suffered a 4-1 defeat at Wankulukuku stadium.
The result elevates Express FC to the 11th position on 22 points after 19 games while Onduparaka FC remain rooted at the bottom of the log on 10 points from 18 matches.
Next on cards for Express FC is a visit to FUFA Technical Center in Njeru as they challenge BUL FC on Saturday 8th April while Onduparaka FC host the same team BUL FC on Tuesday 4th April at AbaBet Greenlight stadium in Arua City.
Express FC XI: Kimera (GK), Isaa Lumu, Derrick Ngobi, Andrew Kaggwa, Isma Kawawulo, Arthur Kiggundu, Faisal Ssekyanzi, Anwar Ntege, Ssebagala, Boban Zirintusa, Allan Kayiwa.
Onduparaka FC XI: Mathias Okello (GK), Morris Luggya, Rashid Yakini, Benard Ndifuna, Okocha Rashid, Ivan Ssekaaza, Davis Mayanja, Nathan Oloro, William Gama, Tonny Odur, Dennis Ojara.