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FUFA Women Elite League: Kawempe Muslim, Kampala Queens Win To Consolidate Status At The Top

Defending champions Kawempe Muslim Ladies FC and Kampala Queens extended their lead in Victoria and Elizabeth group respectively with comfortable victories over the weekend in the FUFA Women Elite League 2018/19 season.

With the regular season into the final bend, teams are keen on sealing playoff slots hence making the games more competitive and counting.

Four time Champions Kawempe Muslim ran riot against Rines Women FC registering a 6-0 win to move to 25 points six above second placed Lady Doves. This therefore means that Kawempe need just three points in their remaining five games to confirm their berth in the playoffs.

Juliet Nalukenge scored a brace to take her goals tally to nine and she is now the joint top scorer with Hasifa Nassuuna of UCU Lady Cardinals.

The other goals for Kawempe Muslim were scored by Asia Nakibuuka (brace), Sharon Naddunga and Tracy Jones Akiror.

In the same group, Lady Doves secured a 2-0 win at home against Asubo Gafford Ladies to remain second on 18 points.

Nulu Nakyanzi and Kenyan striker Lilian Veronica Zeddy scored a goal apiece for the Masindi based team.

She Corporate FC moved to third place after a convincing 3-0 win against Dynamic SS Jjeza. This was the first time that Ali Zzinda’s coached side were scoring more than one goal in a game this season.

Aisha Namubiru scored twice and Jacky Ogol added the other goal to guide She Corporate to victory.

Ajax Queens and Muteesa I Royal University settled for a one all draw with Phiona Nabbumba and Margaret Namirimu scoring respectively.

In Elizabeth group, the competition for the playoff slots is still tight with about five teams in contention.

Kampala Queens FC routed Bugiri Town View 4-0 to lead the table on goal difference. They have the same number of points (18) with UCU Lady Cardinals and Olila High School.

Coached by Faridah Bulega who is also the Crested Cranes head coach, Kampala Queens FC have a better goal difference of eleven while UCU Lady Cardinals and Olila High School have eight and seven respectively.

Lilian Mutuuzo, Damalie Matama, Zaina Namuleme and Namwase Monica were all on the score sheet for Kampala Queens.

UCU Lady Cardinals needed a late winner courtesy of midfielder Jauhara Naluyima to edge Uganda Martyrs High School Lubaga in a closely contested encounter.

Olila High School also won with the same scoreline against Lango Queens thanks to Siporosa Amoding’s goal.

Fauziah Najjemba scored a brace to help Israel Soccer Academy overcome a resilient She MAK in the game played at the Valley ground, Kawempe on Sunday.

The two goals took Najjemba’s tally to eight this season only one behind leading scorers Nassuna and Nalukenge.

The top two teams in each group at the end of the regular season qualify for the playoffs to determine the champion.

FUFA Women Elite League

Match Day 9

Victoria Group

Kawempe Muslim Ladies FC 6-0 Rines WFC

Dynamic SS Jjeza 0-3 She Corporate

Ajax Queens FC 1-1 Muteesa I Royal University

Lady Doves 2-0 Asubo Gafford Ladies

Elizabeth Group

Kampala Queens FC 4-0 Bugiri Town View SS

Uganda Martyrs High School 0-1 UCU Lady Cardinals

Olila High School 1-0 Lango Queens

Isra Soccer Academy 2-1 She MAK

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