Big League: Kasaija hands Sam Simbwa first league victory at Kitara Fc.
Kitara Fc 1-0 Lugazi Fc
Pressure cools down for Sam Simbwa after he finally picked his first ever league win as Kitara Fc head coach after a 1-0 home score line against Lugazi Fc at Kigaya primary school play ground on Thursday 2nd of March.
Defender Kasaija David scored the all important goal of the day in the 65th minute with the header off Moses Sseruyidde’s free kick.
The former URA FC midfielder came close to doubling the home team lead but was denied by the goalkeeper Anthony Emojong hence keeping the score line at 1-0.
In the first stanza which ended goalless both sides had goal scoring chances but were not positively utilized.
Kitara fc captain Maxwell Owachigui had his rebound saved by the visitors goalie just after three opening minutes then left full back Aheebwa Jasper and midfielder Ronald Kayondo had their attempts going off target and wide.
Lugazi Fc’s first attempt at goal came as early as the 8th minute through Umar Kayemba but his header went over the bar then nine minute to half an hour Ssali Brian too saw his shot going wide.
This was Sam Simbwa’s first league victory at Kitara Fc in four games since taking over from suspended Mark Twinamasiko. The opening three were all draws against neighbors Booma Fc, Jinja North United Fc and relegation threatened Northern Gateway Fc.
The Hoima City side registered their tenth win of the season after 19 games hence moved back to the top of the with 37 on the better goal difference because they are at points with 2nd and 3rd placed NEC FC Police Fc.
NEC FC settled for a 1-1 draw away to Mbarara City Fc while 10-man Police Fc thumped Calvary Fc 4-0 at Kavumba recreation ground.
Coach William Kyesswa’s Lugazi Fc have now suffered nine losses in the campaign but one in second round where they have won one and drawn two in the four games.
They remained at 22 points collected from 19 games played sofar 8th on the log.
Kitara Fc goal scorer on the day Kasaija David won the club man of the match accolade which comes with Uganda Shillings one hundred thousand (100,000/=).