A great performance from BUL FC saw them manage a two all draw with SC Villa at Nakivubo stadium today.
Despite an early Okello Tito red card just five minutes into the second half, BUL FC rallied to push hosts Villa for a draw that has slipped the Jogoos’ chances of reducing on the five point gap against Vipers that also secured a goalless draw against Bright Stars in Matugga.
SC Villa secured their first goal through Ronald Muganga’s brush on Derrick Walulya’s cross in the 7th minute.
In the 29th minute, BUL FC equalized through Captain Asiku Crespo and the goal gave Joseph Mutyaba’s boys courage to quest for a lead before half time.
The visitors too charge of the game in the 36th minute with an own goal from SC Villa defender Musa Docca.
In the second Villa reacted with immediate substitutes.
Veteran attackers Hakim Magumba and Waibi Jesse were came in for Augustine Nsumba and Ntambi Crizestom respectively to add pressure on BUL’s defense.
With too much attacking force, BUL’s Tito Okello was red carded after fouling Isaac Muleme just five minutes into second half.
It looked an obvious advantage to the hosts but the visitors remained solid and resisted the bumpy attacks from Villa.
It was in the 92nd minute when SC Villa netted the equalizer via Gaale Moses who had come in for Ronald Muganga.
Ibrahim Kirya earned a point in his first match SC Villa’s head coach.
Sam Ssimbwa who was recently axed from the club was spotted in the Stadium stands following the game with keen eyes.
Elsewhere, the results were as follows;
Victoria University 0-2 URA
Scorers: Feni Ali, Dickson Kigongo
SC Villa 2-2 BUL
Scorers: SC Villa – Ronald Muganga, Moses Gaale, BUL – Patrick Asiku, Musa Docca (Own Goal)
Bright Stars 0-0 Vipers
Simba 0-0 Soana
Sadolin Paints 1-1 Police
Scorers; Sadolin Paints – Fred Segujja, Police – Umar Kasumba