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FUFA Women Super League: Kampala Queens pegged, Gafford, Rines win to boost survival hopes

Matchday 12 of the FUFA Women Super League offered thrilling action across all the five games played over the weekend.

Makerere became the first team to deny Kampala Queens maximum points this season.The two sides played out a one-all draw at IUIU Kabojja on Sunday.

In a game where coach Hamza Lutalo made changes in the starting XI, Makerere showed resilience to pick a point off the run away leaders.

Primah Mugidde, Dorcus Nabufu and Jamirah Nabulime who rarely get playing time all started. There was also a League debut for new signing Joan Nabirye.

Shamirah Nalugya fired Kampala Queens in the lead just three minutes after the break.

She made a perfect run to connect home from Hasifah Nassuna’s defence splitting pass.

Makerere found the equalizer through Husna Mpanja moments later.

Despite picking a point, the University side remain in the drop zone. second from bottom on 12 points.

Kampala Queens on the other hand keep a firm grip at the summit on 34 points from 12 games.

Uganda Martyrs return to winning ways with a 2-0 win against She Corporate on Saturday.

Captain Catherine Nagadya orchestrated the victory, scoring a goal in either half.

This was the first win for the Lubaga based side in the second round, taking them to 22 points in second place.

She Corporate on the other hand will have to worry about relegation going forward. The Sharks in 6th position are just two points adrift the drop zone.

In the other games played over the weekend, Rines SS secured a 2-0 win over Olila High School thanks to Amina Nababi’s brace.

Asubo Gafford Ladies secured their second successive win, edging UCU Lady Cardinals in the five goal thriller.

Evelyn Nassuna scored twice while defender Fatuma Nakasumba got the other to guide Rogers Nkugwa’s charges to victory.

They remain bottom on the log on 10 points but not far from safety if the recent form is anything to go by.

Hadijah Nandago and Shakirah Nyinagahirwa scored a goal each to help Kawempe Muslim win 2-0 at home against Lady Doves.