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FUFA Women Super League: Makerere hold reigning Champions She Corporate in season opener

FUFA Women Super League
Matchday One
Saturday, 17th September 2022
Makerere University 1-1 She Corporate

FUFA Women Super League new comers Makerere University fought hard to earn a point off defending Champions She Corporate as the 2022/23 season got underway on Saturday.

In the game played at a boggy pitch following a heavy afternoon downpour in Kampala, She MAK as popularly known made it hard for the visitors to find the outlet.

Players shake hands after the final whistle on a muddy pitch.

With the pitch playing to their advantage, grew in confidence every passing minute even when She Corporate proved the better side in chances created.

A section of the fans that watched the game.

New signing Spencer Nakacwa scored the first goal of the season at the stroke of halftime to give the Nakawa based side the lead heading into the break.

Makerere’s Josephine Ndagire vies for the ball with Winnie Nabbale of She Corporate.

The home side however levelled matters just six minutes into the second stanza.

Daphine Nalubowa who was making her debut with the University side capitalized on a rebound to fire home.

Daphine Nalubowa (3rd from left) scored the equalizer for Makerere University.

The hosts should have taken the lead in the 75th minute when Margaret Namirimu held the ball in the area and a penalty was awarded but goalkeeper Fatuma Matovu was well stationed to save Sharon Namatovu’s attempt from 12 yards.

On the other hand, Phiona Nabbuma came close to scoring but her effort kissed the upright while substitute Jackie Nakasi failed to put the ball beyond the goalkeeper when she went through on goal.

Phoebe Banura shields the ball away from Winnie Babirye.

Action continues on Sunday with three games. Kampala Queens host Asubo Gafford Ladies in Kabojja, Rines SS and Lady Doves are away to Uganda Martyrs High School and Olila High School respectively.

SHE MAK Starting XI
Scovia Martha Kabiri, Yudaya Nalubega, Angel Nakitto, Winnie Nakanwagi, Stella Namisango, Jemimah Twesigye, Josephine Ndagire, Winnie Babirye, Rebecca Nakasaato, Daphine Nalubowa, Sharon Namatovu

She Corporate Starting XI
Fatuma Matovu, Cissy Nakate, Phoebe, Stella Musibika, Margaret Namirimu, Winnie Nabbale, Esther Naluyimba, Phiona Nabbumba, Joanita Ainembabazi, Favour Nambatya, Spencer Nakacwa

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