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May 29, 2024

Acholi 1-1 West Nile – Amaku Fred Sends The White Rhinos to the Finals

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West Nile will play either Lango Province or Tooro Province in the finals of this year's edition of the FUFA Drum.

Acholi 1-1 West Nile – Amaku Fred Sends The White Rhinos to the Finals

Saturday – West Nile Province fought back from a goal down to draw with defending champions Acholi Province 1-1 and 2-1 on aggregate in an enthralling and dramatic FUFA Drum semi-final second leg at Pece Stadium, Gulu.

Norman Ogik (right) celebrates after scoring for Acholi Province

Acholi led 1-0 on Saturday afternoon and 1-1 on aggregate when Norman Ogik scored after 13 minutes, but West Nile’s Amaku Fred equalised four minutes later.

Amaku Fred (middle) equalised for West Nile Province

West Nile will play either Lango Province or Tooro Province in the finals of this year’s edition of the FUFA Drum.

Saturday’s victory was another superb rearguard action by West Nile Province who came from behind to stay on course to win this year’s FUFA Drum for the first time since 2018.

West Nile’s Okocha dribbling past Acholi player

After a breathtaking first leg packed with individual brilliance from both sides, the return leg was the complete opposite.

The visitors worked tirelessly to subdue their hosts who failed to maximize on the support of the home spectators.

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