Rogers Lukwiya of Kitara FC (in red) in action against Paidha Black Angeles. Photo Courtesy, FUFA.

FUFA BIG LEAGUE: Paidha Black Angeles defeats Kitara in Penalties to join the Uganda Premier League

FUFA BIG LEAGUE: Paidha Black Angeles defeats Kitara in Penalties to join the Uganda Premier League

Full Time:Paidha Black Angeles 0 (4) – 0 (2) Kitara FC

Paidha Black Angeles became to third team to join the Uganda Premier League next season after edging out Kitara FC 4-2 in Penalties following a barren stalemate in normal time.

Both sides looked respectful for each with no tensional attacks for the first 30 minutes.

Kitara’s Komakech Seriez got booked in the 31st minute for a foul on Kalindi Odagiu.

Charles Adam nearly drew first blood for Paidha in a one on one attempt but was denied by goalkeeper Odong Steven in the 37th minute

Kitara FC made a first half change with  Mupenge Bulla coming on for Oscar Munihizi with a few minutes to end the first stanza.

Two minutes after the half time break, Seriez Komakech missed an empty net tapping in after beating custodian Odong Steven but his efforts went few inches from the post.

The Blacks made their first substitution replacing Okeka Sabir by Jerry Adebo in the 64 minute.

Kitara’s shot stopper Chruspus Kusiima should be thanked for saving Yuda Mugalu’s clear header in the 68th.

The Blacks from Paidha made a second change after Okumu Brian paved way for Ceaser Olega and later Jackson Nsubuga came off for Andrew Kilega.

Kitara FC resorted to double changes withdrawing Monday Dennis off the pitch for Roger Milla and Alinda Billy replacing Saidi Komakech.

The resultant scoreline after 90 minutes remained 0-0 but Paidha Black Angeles exhibited high level of maturity in the penalty shoot outs converting 4 in the net while Kitara missed 2 to deny their qualification to ensure a Allan Kabonge writes history again leading another club to the Uganda Premier League having done it earlier with Onduparaka FC and Masavu FC.

In the penalty spots, Paidha’s Ssozi Yusuf, Andrew Kidega, Yuda Mugalu and Ceaser Olega all converted theirs spots whilst Adibo Sam and Saidi Komakech netted for Kitara.

Alinda Billy and Roger Milla missed their spots after being denied by the wood work.

Paidha Black Angeles

Steven Odong (GK), Okeka Sabiru, Otim Bithum, Sula Sekamwa, Kalidu Odagiu, Muhammad Kasirye, Cromwell Rwothom,  Okumu Brian, Nsubuga Jackson, Ssozi Yusuf, Yuda Mugalu.

Substitutes: Oyirwoth Jonathan, Jerry Adebo, Njabala Musa, Ceaser Olega, Charles Adam, Kidega Andrew, Floribert Pothua.

Kitara FC

Crispus Kusiima (GK), Adibo Samuel, Moses Odora, Ivan Kyaterekera, Pius Mbidde, Derrick Tekwo, Roger Milla, Monday Davis, Billy Alinda, Oscar Muhwiizi, Yasir Mubiru.

Substitutes: Jamilu Kiyimba, Kato Timothy, Kigozi Richard, Rulinda Julius, Rogers Lukwiya, Seriez Komakech, Kakooza Sudran.

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