Cardinals beat Western United to progress

BY STAFF WRITER First half goals from skipper Maureen Kinavudori, Phoebe Banura and Catherine Nakiridde were enough to ensure that the Lady Cardinals emerge victorious and also sealed a place in the league play-offs. Despite conceding a second half goal, the team managed to beat Western United 3-1 on May 05, at the new pitch, Mukono. The Lady Cardinals now have 23 points, with a game left to play. In spite of being seven adrift of table leaders Kawempe Muslim SS, who already made it to the plays-offs, the UCU…

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Men’s soccer team blunders

BY STAFF WRITER The UCU men’s soccer team has lost their two- goal lead in the University Football League (UFL), as a result of the 2-all draw with Makerere University (MUK) on April 17, at the new pitch in Mukono. Jerome Semambo opened the score for the home side ending the first half with the lead. Skipper Joshua Kigozi (below) then sent the MUK custodian the wrong way with an early second half penalty, giving his side a two-goal advantage. However, MUK kept pressing on only for them to pull…

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Cardinals’ Jerom Semambo dribbles past KIU defenders in a game where the teams shared a goal a piece (Photo by Fred Hidula)

The Cardinals came from a goal down to share the spoils with Kampala International University in the University Football League opener this season BY FRED HIDULA The Cardinals opened the sixth University Football League season with a 1-1 home draw against Kampala International University (KIU) at the new pitch at Uganda Christian University (UCU) on March 22. Isaac Odeke put the visitors ahead to ensure that the first half ended 1-0. The home side returned strongly, thanks to Muzeifa Barigye’s free kick that ensured that the two sides shared the…

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End of the road for UCU

(On The Shelves)

BY FRED HIDULA All the Uganda Christian University (UCU) Cardinals needed was a goalless draw or a win of any margin at home against Uganda Martyrs University (UMU) Nkozi to qualify for the semi- nals of the University Football League. But a 2 all draw subjected them to yet another elimination and humiliation on October 13, FRED HIDULA writes. The Saints took a 17th minute lead through striker Timothy Owori. Coach Jackson Nyima’s side fired back in the 25th minute through Joshua Kirathe ensuring that the home side stayed on course.…

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