April 23, 2024

Late Drama Unfolds: She Maroons Secure Victory, Uganda Martyrs Face Setback

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Uganda Martyrs Lubaga Women Football Club faced their second defeat of the season, losing 2-1 away to She Maroons at the Luzira Prison grounds on Tuesday.

After a goalless first half, the match saw three goals in the last 15 minutes. She Maroons took the lead with a goal from forward Jackline Adong in the 67th minute.

Nine minutes later, Uganda Martyrs’ Captain Latifah Nakasi equalized, converting a well-delivered pass from Sumayiya Nalumu.

In the final minute, a strike from Millicent Namwembe secured a 2-1 home win for She Maroons after Sharon Kaidu’s fumble.

This result maintains She Maroons’ unbeaten record, collecting their second victory of the season and accumulating 9 points in 5 games.

Uganda Martyrs, with their second loss, holds the third position on the log with 7 points in five games.

In other Matchday Five games, Asubo Gafford Ladies Club won 1-0 at home against UCU Lady Cardinals, thanks to a 29th-minute strike by Aziiza Amulen at the Kampala Quality Stadium.

Makerere University Women Football Club drew 1-1 with Lady Doves at Makerere, and Wakiso Hill and Rines SS played to a draw in their Wakiso derby at St Mary’s Stadium in Kitende, with goals from Jaridah Nanyonjo and Amina Nababi.

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