FUFA Big League: Kitara Held in Soroti


By Brian Inke

Kitara were held to a one all draw by Soroti City in the FUFA Big League game played at Soroti Municipal Stadium.

Patrick Kaddu gave the visitors a halftime lead before Lawrence Olaboro equalised for the hosts.

Mark Twinamatsiko’s side failed to stretch their lead at the summit of the 16 team logo table courtesy of a poor away record.

The Royals have now drawn their third game on the road with two defeats and a win while scoring just six and conceding eight times.

Kitara FC needed 44 minutes to take the lead after leading scorer Kaddu taped in from close range after the the Soroti City custodian Joshua Okwaput failed to deal with Moses Sseruyidde’s shot at goal.

Soroti City restored parity through Olaboro in the 49th minute for what proved to be the last goal of the match.

The Visitors will ruin missed chances with Abasi Kateregga, Paddy Muhumuza and Edison Agondeze all coming close.

Soroti City remain 15th on the log with 11 points after 13 matches while Kitara are top of the table with 27 points.

Next Matches

Both teams will return to action on Thursday 12th January 2023, Soroti City will travel to Luweero United while Kitara FC welcome Adjumani Town Council in Masindi.

How they started

Soroti City XI: Joshua Okwaput (GK), Jackson Wabuleta, Yasin Majid, Stephen Oriokot, Solomon Okello, Denis Okello, Walter Apuri, Denis Emorut, James Okure, Lawrence Olaboro, Simon Peter Odeke

SUBS: Joshua Elap, Vincent Barwenda, Cyprian Okello, Joshua Isabirye

Kitara FC XI: Farouk Yawe (GK), Samuel Adibo, Jasper Aheebwa, Ramathan Dudu, David Kasaija, Erick Muber, Abasi Kateregga, Moses Sseruyidde, John Kisakye, Patrick Kaddu, Edison Agondeze

SUBS: Jamil Kiyimba, Stewart Akugizibwe, Lazaro Bwambale, Davis Ssali, Maxwell Owachgiu, Paddy Muhumuza, Patrick Mugume

Thursday 5th January
Soroti City 1-1 Kitara FC
Booma 2-3 Calvary FC
Lugazi FC 0-1 NEC
Kaaro Karungi 2-2 Ndejje University
Luweero United 3-0 Kyetume
Jinja North United 1-1 Kataka
Northern Gateway 0-1 Police FC
Adjumani Town Council 2-2 Mbarara City

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