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Women Football: Defending Champions Kawempe , Olila Storm League Final

FUFA WOMEN ELITE LEAGUE 2017/18

Date:  26/5/2018

3rd place play offs

Kampala Queens vs Gafford Ladies KO 1:30 PM

FINAL

Kawempe Muslim vs Olila Women KO 4:00PM

Venue: StarTimes Stadium, Lugogo

Defending champions Kawempe Muslim Ladies FC have edged Villa Park based side Kampala Queens via kicks from the penalty mark to advance to the final for the 4th year running of the FUFA Women Elite League. Kawempe are also chasing their 4th straight League title as they have won all since the inception of the FUFA Women Elite League in 2015 all under head coach Ayub Khalifan. He is still in charge of the team.

After a one all draw in the 90 minutes of normal time, Kawempe emerged winners by 5:4 kicks from the penalty mark at StarTimes stadium Lugogo Kampala on Thursday afternoon.

In the normal time, Akello Lillian scored in the 69th to give  Kampala Queens the lead which was leveled after three minutes by  National team player Tracy Jones Akiror in the 72nd minute.

During the kicks from the penalty mark, Winnie Babirye of Kampala Queens missed the opener while her teammates Aisha Namukisa, Damali Matama, Gladys Nakitto and Zaina Namuleme converted.

Akiror enjoying who is having a fine season, Nantongo Aisha, Juliet Nalukenge, Aluka Grace and Brenda Nakayenga scored their kicks to book Kawempe Muslim Ladies FC a place in the final at Lugogo.

Meanwhile, in the second match of the playoffs, Olila Women’s Alupo Norah scored the only goal in the 41st minute that sealed their victory against Gafford Ladies FC to confirm a place in the final against Kawempe Muslim Ladies FC.

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