Jinja North United complete a double over Soroti City to go 7th on the log.
Jinja North United 2-1 Soroti City Fc
Jinja North edge relegation threatened Soroti City Fc 2-1 to move 7th on the table in the FUFA Big League.
This was the last fixture of matchday 20 played at Kyabazinga stadium in Bugembe on Friday 10th of March.
It is the same score line in first round in Soroti City where Jinja North United won with the same goal Marvin.
Paul Kibande opened the scoring 22 minutes into the match putting the home team in the 1-0 lead.
Three minutes to the end of first half Kibande doubled coach Fred Lama coached side lead hence a 2-0 conformable lead.
At the very end of the first stanza Soroti City Fc pulled one through Olabaro Lawrence going into the break with hope of snatching a point on the road.
Both sides created scoring chances but no goal was see from either team. Olabaro came close two times to drawing the visitors level but was denied by the goalkeeper.
Matama Dickson and Paul Kibande too had a chance each to stretch the home team lead but we’re not positively utilized.
The result means Jinja North United moved from 10th to 7th on the table with 27 points after 20 games. This was their first win at home after going three winless.
For Soroti City Fc, they remain in the relegation zone 14th with 20 points after 20 games. They have lost two of the three played away from home and twelveth of the season.
Jinja North United will travel to Adjumani where they visit Adjumani Town Council Fc while Soroti City Fc at home welcome Lugazi Fc on Thursday 16th of March on matchday 21.