Maroons Avenge First Round Defeat With 2-0 Win Over Arua Hill At Luxira
Maroons Football Club maintained their perfect start to the second round of UPL with a 2-0 victory over Arua Hill Sports Club at Luzira Prison Ground on Tuesday.
Man of the match Abel Eturude and Darius Ojock scored in either side of the encounter to avenge their 3-1 defeat in the reverse fixture last year at Barifa.
The hosts started the better side and eventually got the opener through Abel Eturude’s solo effort just 7 minutes from kickoff.
Solomon Walusimbi could have doubled the lead for Maroons FC but his right footed thunderbolt strike was well punched by Arua Hill’s custodian Richard Anyama as Maroons settled for a 1-0 lead in the first stanza.
After the restart, Darius Ojok doubled the lead for Maroons FC with a brilliant chip into the top left corner in the 73 minutes as Maroons held on for a 2-0 win.
Victory elevates Maroons FC to the 6th place on the log standings with 25 points after 18 games while Arua Hill drop to 9th position on 23 points from 16 games.
Maroons FC are back in action on 1st April as they visit KCCA FC at Phillip Omondi stadium while Arua Hill SC host Blacks Power on Thursday 30, March at Barifa stadium in their next encounter.