The 2017/18 Azam Uganda Premier League season officially kicked off yesterday with six games that were scheduled to take place at different grounds.
Only five games were played and one game was postponed. The match between newly promoted club Masavu FC and Police FC was called off because the Masavu FC players had no licenses on the match day.
SC Villa were the only side that managed to win in the 5 matches played on the opening day while the rest ended in stalement goalless draws.
Second half Substitute Abdulmalick scored the first goal of the season in Villa’s 1-0 home victory against Soana at the Masaka Recreational stadium.
Bright Stars played with 10 men after a red card in first half but still managed to hold SC Vipers to a goalless draw.
Onduparaka and Proline were in Arua, BUL played Mbarara City in Jinja and champions KCCA faced Maroons at Lugogo.
Match day two will take place on Saturday 16, September 2017.
Match day one results:
- Bright Stars 0-0 SC Vipers
- SC Villa 1-0 Soana
- Bul 0-0 Mbarara City
- KCCA FC 0-0 Maroons
- Onduparaka 0-0 Proline
- Masavu vs Police – Postponed
- URA FC vs UPDF FC – Namboole 4pm
- Express FC vs Kirinya Jinja SS – Wankulukuku 4.30 pm.