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UPL: New Signing inspires Waksio Giants to first league victory over Mbarara City.



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*Mbarara City 0 – 1 Wakiso Giants.

Wakiso Giants Football Club new recruit, a former SC Villa, URA FC and Rwandese international player Kipson Atuheire signed from Indian Super League club Gokulam FC was the hero as Purple Sharks picked their first league victory this season in the game played at Kakyeka Stadium.

Kipson Atuheire scored in the 56th minutes curtesy of Ibrahim Kasule assist after a first half had ended in barren stalemate.

Wakiso Giants’ all first five league opening games had ended in draws before this victory.

Mbarara City FC have not tasted a single win since the 2020/21 season kicked off last year in December.

The Ankole Lions have managed only 3 draws and rest ending in defeats.

Line ups.

Mbarara City XI: Ssekeba, Byekwaso, Jasper, Bamba, Hilary, Barenge, Bebe, Jude, Okwalinga, Mutanda and Makueth.

Wakiso Giants XI: Kirya (G.K), Wasswa, Saturo, Atendere, Komakech, Lubwama, Bukenya, Kasule, Sekajugo, Atuheire and Senyonjo.

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