After a three week break, the Azam Uganda Premier League returned to action on Tuesday October 27, with five fixtures staged.
Express Football Club returned to the league summit with a four goal victory over giant killers, Jinja-based BUL Football Club.
Uganda Cranes striker, Caeasr Okhuti carried his national team goal scoring form to club, scoring the second goal of the day after Ibrahim Kayiwa’s opener.
Kayiwa scored a spectacular header for the Red Devils after a superb ball whips in by Mike Mutyaba that left the Bul FC goal keeper with no chance.
Emma Kalyowa capped the day with a brace to help the Wankulukuku boys jump over KCCA and Vipers who were not in action on the day.
Coach Wasswa Bossa’s boys now lead the UPL table with sixteen points from eight games followed by KCCA FC with 13 points and Vipers in third place.
Elsewhere, Simba FC under the stewardship of Morley Byekwaso made a 1-1 draw with former champions URA FC in a game played at Bombo.
At Kavumba Recreational Stadium hosts Soana FC, coached by Charles Ayiekho, were 2-1 winners over Uganda Cup defending champions Sports Club Villa Jogoo.
At Bugembe Stadium, Nigerian born player Victor Emenayo scored the lone goal to give the home club, Sadolin Paints FC a slim 1-0 victory over visiting Sports Club Victoria University (SCVU).
In the other games played in Jinja, Jinja Municipal Council Hippos FC were 1-0 winners over Uganda Prisons side Maroons FC, with Akram Ajab Abdulrahman scoring the only goal on the day, a volleyed effort after a well weighted Asuman Bajampola cross from the right.
The league returns to action on Friday with the ‘mother of all battles’ when SC Villa plays against on-form Express FC at Nakivubo Stadium.