UPDF FC off the red zone after edging Soltilo Bright Stars Fc.
UPDF FC 1-0 Soltilo Bright Stars Fc
UPDF FC jumped off the relegation zone after picking three important points against Soltilo Bright Stars in the played at Bombo military ground on Monday 20th of March.
Striker Djibril Nsimbe scored the only goal in the 38th minute giving the Army side a half time 1-0 lead.
Both teams finished the match with a man down after two red cards were given out to a player on either side.
Soltilo Bright Stars Fc goalkeeper Hassan Matovu got a straight red card three minute to the break.
UPDF FC were also reduced to ten men five minutes to the final whistle after defender Moses Kigunddu got a second yellow card followed by a red card.
Soltilo Bright Stars Fc came close and closer to levelling the tie, thanks to the UPDF FC goalie Mabuya Simon who stood firm to stop Nelson Ssenkatuka three times in the second half and Emmanuel Loki back in the first stanza.
The result means UPDF FC are off the relegation zone after registering the third victory of the season in 18 games, 12th with 15 points.
For Asaph Mwebaze side Soltilo Bright Stars Fc, remain 6th with 24 points from 17 matches Afters suffering fifth defeat of the campaign.
UPDF FC will be away to Wakiso Giants Fc on 31st of March on their next assignment while Soltilo Bright Stars Fc remain home hosting URA FC on 1st of April.